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If You Can’t Ask Him How He Manages To Be A Father, A Successful BusinessMan, Don’t Ask Her!

If You Can’t Ask Him How He Manages To Be A Father, A Successful BusinessMan, Don’t Ask Her!

As an entrepreneur, a mother and a member of the oft-discussed millennial generation, I feel I’m being positively pummeled with expectations, joys, demands, judgments and revelations. With too little time and more goals than I can count, I often feel overwhelmed. Yet, despite the dizzying whir of business and life, I feel absolutely certain about a […]

Being Gender Bias With Women In Tech

Being Gender Bias With Women In Tech

Lately, there’s been a renewed, international discussion around harassment and discrimination against women in the workplace. Hopefully this new attention to an age-old problem means that change is coming. Real change, not just talk. But change requires action, and the right actions might require really understanding the numbers and identifying what causes the gap between […]

African Union To Rebuild Gender Sentiments

African Union To Rebuild Gender Sentiments

The African Union has apologised over allegations of gender-related discrimination made by its women staff. Last week, The East African published a story quoting memos issued by a group of women who condemned discrimination and utter disregard of female employees especially in the African Union Commission’s Peace and Security organ. This week, AUC deputy chair […]

Fighting Against Gender Bias- Safe Haven For Women And Girls

Fighting Against Gender Bias- Safe Haven For Women And Girls

Panelists said in the efforts of upholding gender equality, fighting biased traditional norms against women’s right and dignity is a must. Speaking at the panel discussion organized by Ethiopian Academy of Science, one of the panelists and Gender Activist Dr. Sihin Tefera said the nation needs to do a lot towards the fight against gender […]

This Change Must Come From Different Directions

This Change Must Come From Different Directions

CHANGE MUST COME FROM MANY DIRECTIONS But, why are these stereotypes developing at such a young age? “It is still unclear where the stereotypes come from. Parents, teachers and peers and the media are the usual suspects,” says Associate Professor Andrei Cimpian, the co-author of the NYU study, “But it is evident that action must […]

Unconscious Gender Bias: We Are All Guilty

Unconscious Gender Bias: We Are All Guilty

“Don’t be such a drama queen.” “Would you man up?” “In this office, it’s every man for himself.” All pretty innocent expressions, wouldn’t you think?  In fact, I can probably bet that each and every one of us has used these words and phrases at some point—as well as others—both in our professional and personal […]