Research

The information below will help you keep abreast of all the latest research from around the world on diversity and inclusion. You can use the filters above to find something that you are specifically looking for either via year published, or by keyword.

  • Do Women-Only Networking Groups Harm Female Entrepreneurship?

    20 February 2020

    Research published last year highlighted the challenges women face when it comes to building their network. The research reveals that men who were in the right networks were around 1.5 times as likely to progress into leadership roles after graduating than men who were in the wrong networks. For women however, there was no such premium, even if they were in the ‘right’ network.

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    Read the full article at Forbes Welcome
  • How dual-career couples find fulfillment at work

    20 February 2020

    The struggle to balance two demanding careers is a dilemma that many employees face daily. Our recent study of more than 35,000 workers with spouses or live-in partners in a variety of professional sectors found that 89 percent of women and 70 percent of men are part of a dual-career couple (DCC)—a couple in which both partners have jobs. These couples come from all racial and ethnic groups and from all income levels. Of course, many employees in DCCs have no choice but to work.

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    Read the full article at McKinsey & Company
  • How managers can give better support to freelancers

    13 February 2020

    As more workers flock to the gig economy, managers must find a way to keep up.

    My team at Indeni works with a lot of freelance employees. One day, a previously reliable freelancer just disappeared on us. He stopped communicating, popped in and out of assignments sporadically, and wasn’t giving us everything he had.

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    Read the full article at Fast Company
  • Prove It Again

    13 February 2020

    Women often tell us that they have to work twice as hard to get half as far. What’s behind this? Studies show that, in jobs historically held by men, men are presumed to be competent, while women often have to prove their competence over and over again. Thus men but not women may be given the benefit of the doubt. In addition, women’s mistakes may be remembered forever while men’s are soon forgotten.

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    Read the full article at Gender Bias Learning Project
  • More Women Became VC Partners Than Ever Before In 2019 But 65% of Venture Firms Still Have Zero Female Partners

    13 February 2020

    Sign in Get started More Women Became VC Partners Than Ever Before In 2019 But 65% of Venture Firms Still Have Zero Female Partners Feb 7 ·8 min read The 52 women who became VC partners or general partners for the first time in 2019 Correction: In a previous version of this blog post we published that there were 50 new female VC partners in 2019 but the number was actually 52.

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    Read the full article at Medium
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