A new survey of working mothers conducted by The Ladder found, among other things, that 87 percent of respondents believe that balancing a career and a family is a huge struggle, while 55 percent find that trying to excel in both area is "overwhelming." The Ladder has released an infographic to highlight the survey findings, featuring questions like "How does having a child impact the way you feel regarded by your coworkers?" View the infographic after the jump.
There’s a business at the tip of Alice Ning’s fingers. She just needs funding.
A new infographic from the UNC school of business offers "sound bites and statistics from women who lead," among them Arriana Huffington, Sheryl Sandberg, and Rachel Sklar. Although women make up nearly half of the workforce and are starting businesses at 1.5x the national average, they are notably absent from the majority of corporate boards and executive offices, especially in the technology sector. Check out the entire infographic after the jump.
Models have rights too, no? You might not think so to look at the way many women and men are mistreated in the industry. To combat those issues, nonprofit group the Model Alliance has drafted a bill of rights for models. According to the document, which is still in draft form, models should have the right to a professional relationship with their agent/agency, transparent accounting processes, control over their careers, and negotiable commissions, with special notes for models under 18. Watch a video from the Alliance after the jump.
by Joanne Wilson