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The World Economic Forum predicts women will reach leadership parity in 2095.
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March 31st, 2015: Edition 7
Don't miss your chance to hear Claudia Chan talk women, media, & entrepreneurship with Gloria Feldt - for free! The webcast is April 8th at 6:30pm ET; all you have to do is register.
IN THE HEADLINES

Ellen Pao Loss Brings Attention To Sexism In Tech

This week's not great court news: on Friday, a San Francisco jury ruled against Ellen Pao in her gender discrimination suit against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

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Pregnant Workers: The Supreme Court Is On Your Side

This week's GOOD court news: on Wednesday, the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 in favor of Peggy Young, a former UPS driver who lost her job after she became pregnant.

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Blame The Wage Gap On Performance Pay

A new study from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York found that men are the ones who benefit most when a company is performing well, but when a company is doing poorly, women's compensation suffers more. Crazy, right? We think so too.

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WHAT WE'RE READING

Why You Should Talk About Yourself A Lot More
So many good things can happen when you tell your personal story and tell it authentically. Megan Finnerty is here to get you started.
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SXSW Music: Bridging The Gap
SharpHeels covers all the giant music festival is doing to promote gender equality, including instituting a rule that a woman be on every panel (a great idea that we're thrilled to see put into practice).
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The Art Of Asking
This gem from Medium's archives has excellent, specific advice on how to ask for what you want and need - and get it.
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GOOD STUFF FROM OUR FRIENDS

Lisa Gates of She Negotiates  is a negotiation guru with killer tactics and tools for women, and she wants to share what she knows with you. Beginning on Monday, April 6th, she'll be teaching her signature online course, Strategic Conversations: How to Network, Influence, Negotiate, and Lead. The four-session course is focused on salary negotiation and problem-solving for everyday issues. To register or get more information, head on over to the She Negotiates website.
QUOTE OF THE WEEK

"I wouldn't agree to an unfair parenting arrangement any more than I'd work with a coworker who dumps his work on my desk and cuts out early."
- Jen Dziura, Writer and Founder of Get Bullish, writing in DailyWorth about parenting equally when both partners work full-time

For our Arizona friends: Gloria Feldt will be at the Conscious Connections Inspired Leaders Luncheon in Scottsdale on 4/15. Tickets are on sale for her presentation on the power of intentionality - reserve your seat today!
#25not95 - because women deserve leadership parity in 10 years, not 80! Take the pledge, share the hashtag everywhere, and help us get there!
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