The numbers don’t add up. The U.S. has misplaced a internet of 3.9 million jobs since the begin of the pandemic. Women held 2.3 million, or 58.2%, of these jobs. American households rely on women for his or her financial safety. So how are they surviving when hundreds of thousands of women are out of labor on account of the ...

In Atlanta’s Previous Fourth Ward, the neighborhood the place Martin Luther King, Jr., grew up and later preached, 37% of Black kids dwell in poverty. No white kids do, in keeping with 2018 Census estimates. The neighborhood has rapidly gentrified during the last twenty years as white residents have moved in. However practically half of the remaining Black households reside ...

It’s nearly 2022, and corporations nonetheless aren’t getting it proper for women in tech. Certain, they’re dangling excessive pay and distant work. And people are essential. However they merely aren’t sufficient.  With peak hiring and job looking season proper across the nook, right here’s how to stand out from the gang and resolve one of many prime challenges firms proceed ...

When Yvonne Orji’s agent despatched her a task to audition for final yr, it lastly hit her: “I’m again on this world once more,” Orji recollects. “I freaked out.” For six years, Orji has starred within the groundbreaking present Insecure as Molly Carter, the kind A greatest buddy to Issa Dee (present creator Issa Rae). Insecure bloomed from the scrappy ...

Dexamethasone is a robust steroid that’s reportedly labored wonders in some individuals who get extreme lung irritation from COVID-19. It was the primary drug that showed promise in saving severely unwell sufferers throughout the summer time of 2020, when COVID-19 remedy was nonetheless type of a seize bag. A typical generic drug, it will possibly value as little as $1 ...

Women’s #1 supply of stress is cash. The pandemic has exacerbated this. Women have misplaced their jobs at a disproportionate charge; have been pressured to depart the workforce at a disproportionate charge; have misplaced productiveness at a disproportionate charge; and have misplaced out on promotions at a disproportionate charge. The gender pay hole’s lesser-known cousin—the gender wealth hole—already had non-Black women ...

Tennis legend Billie Jean King says her first “she-ro” was Althea Gibson, the primary Black athlete to win a Grand Slam title. So King, who has spent her profession preventing for women’s equality in sports activities, didn’t hesitate to assist fund a brand new study on the experiences of women of color within the office, PowHer Redefined: Women of Color ...

For months now we’ve all been studying the knowledge about the setbacks this pandemic has inflicted on women’s equality in the office. It’s now a well-worn narrative: “COVID-19 has pushed thousands and thousands of women out of the workforce”; “Coronavirus despatched women’s progress backward”; “The pandemic has derailed working moms.” Like many women in tech, I’ve been scared and anxious ...

A few weeks in the past, I used to be chatting with two fairly senior leaders—white males who’re properly regarded, inclusive leaders at their giant tech firm. Someway, the dialog got here round to all the indicators workplaces ship women that add as much as one obvious message: You don’t belong right here. These had been good, educated males who’re ...

Helena Kaylin desires to alter the way in which we develop bras. The founding father of Mindd Bras and an professional on bra growth was fed up with indisputable fact that eight out of 10 women put on the mistaken measurement bra. “So 80 % of women have no idea their [correct] bra measurement. How can we make this expertise ...