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NYTimes: Julia Pierson Resigns as Secret Service Director
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NYTimes: Julia Pierson Resigns as Secret Service Director

The New York Times has just reported that Julia Pierson, the director of the Secret Service, has resigned. Pierson was held accountable for a series of security breaches in her agency, and withdrew from the post following a congressional hearing yesterday. “It had to happen,” Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, said of Pierson’s departure. “She lost … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal: For More New York Real Estate Dynasties, Daughters Hold the Future

The Wall Street Journal reports that New York City is seeing more daughters of real estate company CEOs rise to the top of their field. This is a major shift, given that New York’s real estate industry is notorious for being a male-dominated profession and for having a thick “glass ceiling.” The finance and brokerage … Continue reading

Wall Street Journal: One in Three States Get Failing Grade for Supporting New Parents
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Wall Street Journal: One in Three States Get Failing Grade for Supporting New Parents

According to a study by the National Partnership for Women & Families, one in three states are failing when it comes to having laws that support new working mothers and fathers beyond the federal Family and Medical Leave Act. The study looked at policies such as job protection, paid leaves of absence, and flexible work … Continue reading

Wall Street Journal: The Daddy Juggle: Work, Life, Family, and Chaos
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Wall Street Journal: The Daddy Juggle: Work, Life, Family, and Chaos

The WSJ reports that work-life balance is no longer just an issue for working mothers, but for a growing number of fathers, too. A third of working men in 2013 had children under the age of 18, and a majority of them have shifted away from the traditional “breadwinner” role in their households. Studies show that working fathers now struggle … Continue reading