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Investment News: The feminine famine in financial services
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Investment News: The feminine famine in financial services

Investment News contributor Mary Beth Franklin takes a look at the lack of female financial advisers at a time when women are controlling more wealth than ever before: Although female investors present an enormous growth opportunity for the financial services industry, the number of female financial advisers who may be best suited to serve them … Continue reading

The New York Times: The Opt-Out Generation Wants Back In
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The New York Times: The Opt-Out Generation Wants Back In

Judith Warner, author of “Perfect Madness: Motherhood in the Age of Anxiety”, explores the lives of women who have left the workforce as part of the so-called “Opt-Out Revolution” in a piece published on August 7th: Sheilah O’Donnel tells herself that her new home, a townhouse in a development in Chevy Chase, Md., just a stone’s … Continue reading

Forbes: The Best Big Companies for Work-Life Balance
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Forbes: The Best Big Companies for Work-Life Balance

On June 3rd, Forbes.com released a list of the current top 25 companies for work-life balance, as measured by Indeed.com: Juggling the demands of a career and personal life is no easy feat. In fact, maintaining a healthy and balanced lifestyle became especially difficult during the recession when employees were expected to do more with less–and even … Continue reading

U.S. News: Working Dads Want Work-Life Balance, Too
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U.S. News: Working Dads Want Work-Life Balance, Too

In a U.S. News article published on June 13th, author Rachel Pomerance explores today’s challenges for working fathers taking on childcare responsibilities: At 7 a.m. on Wednesday morning, Andrew Hamer logged in remotely to the network at Monitor Deloitte – the management consulting firm where he works – and sent instructions to his team. He … Continue reading

CMC’s Audrey Bilger on Prop 8 and DOMA Decisions
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CMC’s Audrey Bilger on Prop 8 and DOMA Decisions

On June 26th, the Supreme Court delivered decisions on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) that paved the way for same-sex marriage to resume in California and will help already-married same-sex couples to receive federal recognition and rights. CMC’s Audrey Bilger, Professor of Literature and co-editor of Here Come the Brides! Reflections … Continue reading