Beneath these averages are some demographic differences. For many years, researchers found that women were happier than men, although recent studies contend that the gap has narrowed or may even have been reversed.
As startups, mega-corporations, and governments strain to promote women leaders in technology, new evidence suggests that the relative timidity of women may simply be a function of voting procedure. When men outnumber women, groups who strive towards consensus decisions, rather than majority rule, see greater female participation.
BeauCoo, the Calgary, Canada-based startup that wants to make it easier for women to discover new styles, brands and stores and shop for clothes online by matching them with other women who have a similar body type, just launched its Android app.
From middle school girls’ sleepovers to more codified groups like the “Ladies’ Four O’Clock Club,” women have known for ages that there’s something special about the conversational dynamic that happens when a group of females get together.
Interesting survey data out today on a few of the Illinois races:
Perhaps more surprisingly, the survey also showed Quinn was hurting when it came to the women's vote with 38 percent of the women polled saying theyd vote for Quinn, compared to 55 percent of women backing Rauner.
A detailed report commissioned by two major Republican groups including one backed by Karl Rove paints a dismal picture for Republicans, concluding female voters view the party as intolerant, lacking in compassion and stuck in the past.
Over the past few years, Women 2.0 has become one of the most reliable places to find stories from female entrepreneurs, successful and otherwise. It has also, according to co-founder and CEO Shaherose Charania, become a profitable business.
That's particularly surprising since the Women 2.0 site doesn't run any advertising.
Women are an underrepresented group in the open source world. According to data from the FLOSS 2013 survey, a little more than 10% of open source developers are women. Recently, there have been several attempts to make open source more welcoming to women contributors and supportive of their accomplishments.