We too: At gathering of nations, women's voices ring loud

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — In a pivotal week for women in the United States, the U.N. put forth its own clarion set of female voices at its annual meeting of nations. And women's empowerment was only one o...

'Distracted boyfriend meme' ad sexist, says Swedish watchdog

The Swedish internet service provider Bahnhof has been reprimanded by the nation's advertising ombudsman for a sexist advertisement using a viral stock photo showing a man checking out the backsid...

Taiwan and Honduras to deepen agriculture ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen met with Honduras Vice President Olga Alvarado during her official visit on August 15, and pledged to deepen agricultural ties. President ...

Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television Lands Rights to Elaine Weiss’s Book, The Woman’s Hour

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 1, 2018--Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television announced today that it has optioned the rights to Elaine Weiss’s critically-acclaimed book, The Woman’s Hour, and will ...

Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television Lands Rights to Elaine Weiss’s Book, The Woman’s Hour

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 1, 2018--Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television announced today that it has optioned the rights to Elaine Weiss’s critically-acclaimed book, The Woman’s Hour, and will ...

Tickets on Sale Now to the 3rd Annual S.H.E. Summit Bacardi; A One-Day Women’s Empowerment Conference in South Florida

CORAL GABLES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 26, 2018-- This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180726005628/en/ ...

New Survey on Gender Inequality in STEM Education Underscores Critical Need for Learning and Mentorship Opportunities to Prepare Young Women for the 21st Century Workforce

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 13, 2018--A new survey conducted by the Exelon Foundation shows that only 50 percent of the next generation of women remain optimistic about the future of women in scienc...

Riverbed’s Lori Spence Recognized by California Diversity Council as One of 2018’s Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 28, 2018--Riverbed®, The Digital Performance Company™, today announced that The California Diversity Council has named Lori Spence, Riverbed Chief Human Resources O...

Global Upside COO Gita Bhargava Wins Women of Influence Award

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 12, 2018--Global Upside's Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer Gita Bhargava has been recognized as one of 2018’s most successful female leaders by Silicon Val...

Mormon church's all-male hierarchy is steeped in tradition

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church this weekend is expected to select two new members to a top governing body during a twice-yearly conference that will be the first since new church president Ru...

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen is woman leader to watch: U.S. columnist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is one of the world’s women leaders to watch, writes Trudy Rubin, a columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer, on the occasion of Internat...

Mormon leadership hierarchy is made up only of men

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The selection of a new Mormon president fills a void atop a well-defined leadership hierarchy that has governed the church for decades. A closer look at how the...

Stars 'shocked' at gender pay disparity in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stars are sharing their shock at reports of a significant pay disparity between Mark Wahlberg and Michelle Williams for reshoots on the Ridley Scott film "All the Money in the World...

Sex misconduct on girls' minds at summit featuring Clinton

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hillary Clinton, California Sen. Kamala Harris and other female leaders told thousands of girls Friday about their experiences with inequality as many of the young women wondered wh...

TV and film turning to young girls for its new action stars

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Girls may not run the world, but they are the newest action heroes onscreen. The new movie "Okja," available on Netflix Wednesday, is the latest mainstream action ...