Work/Life Balance

The Memo: What Women of Color Need to Know to Secure a Seat at the Table

This career guide is tailored specifically for women of color. Relate to situations, identify with them, or learn about them.

Empowering Women in Business: Statistics on Women Inclusion in the Workplace

Women don't simply participate in the U.S. workforce. The contributions of women to industries and professions of all types now rival — and in some fields surpass — those of their male counterparts.

Consider these statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor: - 6 million women are in the U.S. workforce, representing almost 47% of all workers. - Three out of four women with children under the age of 18 are in the workforce. - Nearly four times as many women with children under the age of 18 are the sole earners for their households (40%) than their counterparts in 1960 (11%).

Reducing Harassment In Science: Funding Follows Trainees

This is the fifth post in a series suggesting changes to the systems of scientific training that may reduce the frequency or severity of harassment and discrimination against scientific trainees. Part 1 is herePart 2 is here

Open Source as Emotional Labor

NPM maintainer Forrest Norvell gives a presentation on the challenges of emotional labor for open source maintainers.

What it feels like to be an open-source maintainer

A personal article about the emotional labor involved in managing open source projects.

This is what work-life balance looks like at a company with 100% retention of moms

Companies for years have disregarded the needs of parents to have on site child care programs because they have spent more time skirting the issue than finding a cost effective solution. This had led to fewer women excelling into management positions and fathers finding it difficult to be a part of their children's lives while in a high demand position. The US does have FMLA but is the only country in the world that does not mandate paid leave for new parents.

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