To begin, it seems that women in their 60’s and 70’s are having way too much fun at work to retire. This desire to postpone retirement is even more prevalent among women with higher income and savings, so it really is about the fulfillment they get at work. The full article can be found here.
To be in the game, you need to stay in the game which brings me to the next article from Forbes. Sexism is alive and well and undermines women’s careers. Avery Blank shares practical advice on how to squash it so you can get and stay ahead. The full article can be found here.
For employers looking to close the gender gap, it seems that letting employees control their schedules is key, even if it is only for a certain period. Studies have shown that workplace flexibility reduces turnover and improves employee loyalty. The full article can be found here.
Finally, from the Atlantic, it seems even the Ivy League has a gender pay gap. It seems that female grads make 30% less than their male colleagues. Paradoxically the more education you have, the more money you make and the wider the pay gap gets. The full article can be found here.
We our holding our biggest event of the year on March 9th in Dallas. This will be TXWSW’s 8th annual State of the Markets event and we have nothing short of a fabulous line up planned! To begin, back by popular demand, we have Danielle DiMartino Booth, formerly with the Dallas Fed and Dr. Lev Borodovsky, Editor of the Wall Street Journal’s Daily Shotdiscussing the economy in a debate style format led by Dallas Children’s investment director Ryan Bailey. Next, we have award winning CIOs from across the country sharing their thoughts on asset allocation, opportunities and pitfalls in today’s market led by Nili Gilbert. This event is open to the public and supports the Young Women’s Preparatory Network – please buy your ticket today and help us get the word out! More details may be found here.
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We have some terrific events lined up for you this year and look forward to seeing you all at an event in 2017! To learn more about our 2017 events, please visit www.txwsw.com