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‘I have a lot of powerful women’: Jack Ma just shared Alibaba’s secret to surviving a ‘terrible’ 20 years

"I believe that in the 21st century, if we have more women leaders, the world will be much more peaceful."

1 in 5 Muslim women in Malaysia believe husbands have a right to beat their wives

70% of Muslim women said polygamy was a right for men, but only 32% would allow it for their own marriage.
Vital Voices CEO Alyse Nelson.

A CEO who’s worked with Hillary Clinton to mentor 16,000 female leaders across the world reveals 5 habits all women should adopt immediately to ...

Successful women tend to ask for feedback more often, and are more willing to hear diverse perspectives.

Gender diversity pays off: A new Stanford study finds equitable hiring boosts companies’ stock prices

Those investing in gender-diverse companies believe equitable hiring brings greater morality and innovation, the team of researchers wrote.

One of Britain’s biggest banks has appointed its first female CEO

Alison Rose, who joined RBS as a graduate trainee 27 years ago, currently heads up the commercial and private banking division.
Audrey Gelman on Inc's October issue cover.

The Wing’s cofounder just became the first visibly pregnant CEO featured on a business magazine cover

Audrey Gelman, 32, said she decided to appear visibly pregnant to show other women that they too can simultaneously run a business and start a family.

Women now hold one out of every five seats on corporate boards in America’s top companies

The figure represents a jump from 2016, when women held 15% of corporate board seats. California might have something to do with the shift.
The US comes in at 16th place.

The 21 best countries in the world to live in if you’re a woman

These 21 countries score highest for human rights, gender quality, income equality, safety, and progression.
Elena Donio of Axiom

The CEO of a company that calls itself ‘the future of law’ says she still can’t escape sexism at work — but she’s on a m...

Elena Donio helms the legal talent marketplace Axiom and is among one of the most powerful women in business — yet still encounters sexism at work.

21 organizations that are fighting for women’s rights in the US and abroad

These 21 organizations are making an impact in the realm of women's rights to education, health care, and reproductive freedom.