YouTube Stars, The Merrell Twins Are Encouraging Young Women Into STEM

We set up our YouTube channel to do a variety of content. We started about five years ago. We made YouTube videos because it was fun. That turned into more than three million subscribers. Then into a business. We are now running a business.

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Why We Need To Ditch “Fix The Women” Solutions

Companies have been trying to advance women in the workplace for years. The only problem is the solutions tend to be focused on “fixing women”. We see this everywhere. In mentoring, coaching, development and sponsorship programs. In books suggesting women just need to network, negotiate and speak up more to get ahead.

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Arianna Huffington And Citi Are Supporting Women To Do Less And Achieve More

The need to always be available, not only increases our stress levels but it adversely impacts our health. This is more detrimental for women, who have a higher chance of experiencing stress and burnout compared to men.

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Tackling The Number One Cause Of Gender Inequality At Work: Unequal Pay

We need to look at what women bring to the role, beyond a few bullet points in a job description. Are we paying women aligned with the work that they are doing? I don’t think anyone does this analysis.

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Alyssa Milano On What Is Next For #MeToo

I think we need to try to break the habit of buying into the narrative that women are all in competition with each other. If a co-worker confides in you that she is going through any kind of harassment or misconduct at work, tell her you will go with her and support her through the reporting process. Have faith that this is not a fragile movement.

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Why Working Hard Is Not Enough To Get Ahead

“Women get so caught up in the ‘performance currency,’" said Carla Harris, vice chairman, managing director and senior client advisor at Morgan Stanley. "We over-invest in this because, in many ways, it is safe. It is black and white. It is much grey-er to take some time out and shoot the breeze with someone because the return on that effort is not clear, and yet this shooting the breeze is very valuable.”

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