Tag: gender equality

  • Man with paid parental leave

San Francisco Paves the Way for Gender Equality and Paid Parental Leave

By |May 1st, 2018|Categories: Legislation on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

Closing the gender pay gap and paid parental leave policies are two hot-button topics that are often talked about by city and state legislators, but not always made into law—until now. San Francisco is breaking away from the proverbial pack and leading the charge towards making the workplace equitable for everyone.

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Spotlight on Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund

By |March 1st, 2018|Categories: 1MFWF Supporter Spotlight|Tags: , , |

Since 1973, the Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund (CWEALF) has worked tirelessly to advocate for the rights of women and girls.

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10 Women-Led Businesses Supporting Women

By |January 5th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , , , |

These 10 inspiring women-led businesses are determined to remove the ceilings placed upon women at work, with flexibility as a core component for change.

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Work Flex News: Why Flexibility Isn’t Just for the Mommy Track, and More

By |October 27th, 2017|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

In her new book, Morra Aarons-Mele explores how flexible work and work-life balance have been inextricably caught up in the so-called “mommy-track”.

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Badger Maps: Moving Flex Forward

By |September 26th, 2017|Categories: 1MFWF Supporter Spotlight, Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

In this Q&A, Steven Benson, founder and CEO of Badger Maps, talks about the culture, gender balance, and flex that have helped it become a rising star.

  • flexible working

Take 5: Heejung Chung on Work Autonomy, Flexible Working, and Work-Life Balance

By |August 28th, 2017|Categories: Expert Interviews, Research Related to Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

Dr. Heejung Chung is a labor market and welfare state researcher and professor in sociology and social policy at the University of Kent, United Kingdom.

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Work Flex News: More of Us Could Work in Part-Time Roles If They Were Better Designed, and More

By |August 25th, 2017|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

As part of her research at the Queensland University of Technology, Natalie Smith found that there are a number of ways to better design part-time roles.

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3 Industries Poised to Benefit from Flexibility

By |August 15th, 2017|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

A few entire industries stand out for the potential to benefit wide swaths of the workforce by exploring opportunities in flex.

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Work Flexibility Keeps Women in STEM

By |August 8th, 2017|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility, Work Flexibility Stories|Tags: , , , , |

Katherine Hubert is an engineer, mother of two, and founder of the site onestemforall.com which aims to help level the playing field for women in STEM.

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1MFWF Director Speaks at Stanford on the Diversity Problem in Silicon Valley

By |July 31st, 2017|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility, Events on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

Emma Plumb, director of 1MFWF, recently spoke at Stanford about work flexibility and the diversity problem in Silicon Valley.

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