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Pew Research Center analyzed Americans’ opinions on women in top business leadership positions and the obstacles they face in obtaining those roles. A survey of 5,057 U.S. adults was conducted July 17-23, 2023. Key findings include:1.) 55% of respondents thought there are too few women in top executive business positions.— 65% of female respondents and … Continue reading Gender and Leadership in American Businesses

This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center Dr. Sarah Jane Blithe analyzed the challenges of work-life balance and mothering. The research explores the development of work-friendly child spaces and points to deeper implications about the work and parenting expectations of mothers. A two-year ethnography totaling in 145 hours of observation was … Continue reading How Employed Mothers Make Use of Work-Friendly Child Spaces

IPR is featuring some of the many female pioneers to celebrate Women’s History Month. Leone Baxter was born in Kelso, Wa., on Nov. 20, 1906. She moved to Redding, Calif., and soon attained the distinction of being the only woman to manage a Chamber of Commerce. Baxter and her husband, Clem Whitaker, started Campaigns, Inc., … Continue reading Pioneer Leone Baxter (1906-1961)

The Pew Research Center conducted a study to examine the feelings of U.S. adults regarding gender equality. A nationally representative online survey of 3,143 U.S. adults was conducted from March 18 to April 1, 2020. Key findings include: – 49% of Americans say women gaining the right to vote has been the most important milestone in … Continue reading A Century After Women Gained the Right To Vote, Americans See Work To Do on Gender Equality