No one is shocked by the idea that women are adaptable. In fact, ask any group of females if they think women are adaptable and be prepared to receive a resounding, “duh.”
Hanna Rosin’s recent book The End of Men has us looking at not only at the success of women in our new, post-recession economy, but why they have been more successful than men. And part of female adaptability in the workplace has to do with the increasing usage of technological resources like Twitter chats.
Listen up, ladies: Ignoring the Twitter train will only leave you in the dust. More
Hanna Rosin is the co-founder of Slate’s Double X blog and is also a senior editor at The Atlantic. In her new book The End of Men and the Rise of Women, she makes the case that women have benefited from the recession, that they’ve been more flexible than men. Of course, this is not true for “macho” industries like tech and finance which cling tightly to their “frat culture,” as Rosin called it in an interview with NPR’s Morning Edition. More
A new World Bank study released this week is basically advising that by creating better opportunities for women everywhere, the world will be a better place. It found that gross domestic product per capita and gender equality are positively correlated. More
This was just one of the many things Dan Abrams, ABC News legal analyst and author of the book Man Down, said at the Intelligence Squared Debate held at New York University’s Skirball Center that I attended. The debate was called “Men Are Finished” and the main question the panelists were posing was are men truly lagging in such areas as academia and the work force, or are women simply catching up in fields that were previously ruled by men? More