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International Women's Day 2022: Essential reads

Research shows that what’s good for greater gender equality is also good for the economy and society, but progress remains elusive. So how can we make a difference? Today, as we celebrate the International Women’s Day theme of #BreakTheBias, check out our special collection to discover what it will take to achieve a future that is more diverse, equitable, and inclusive, and dive into these essential reads to explore:

  • women’s well-being and mental health
  • the state of women in mining, technical roles, public and social sectors, and corporate America at large
  • opportunities in women's healthcare
  • the experiences of women of color in the workplace

Repairing the broken rung on the career ladder for women in technical roles

Women in insurance: Leading voices on trends affecting insurers

The state of burnout for women in the workplace

Unlocking opportunities in women’s healthcare

The dawn of the FemTech revolution

Stepping up, but risking burnout: Women leaders in the public and social sectors in 2021

Women in the Workplace 2021

Where are all the women innovators? Here’s a start

Why women are leaving the mining industry and what mining companies can do about it

COVID-19 and gender equality: Countering the regressive effects

The pandemic’s gender effect

Author Talks

Forge your power

Don’t call it diverse

Indra Nooyi on leadership, life, and crafting a better future

Ella Bell Smith on why race and class are wedges between women

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