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Marie Solis / Jezebel
Harris was just the second Black women to ever serve in the Senate, the first being Carol Moseley Braun, the Democrat from Illinois, who served from 1993 to 1999. Harris began her term 17 years later.
Maggie McGrath / Forbes
While praising Synchrony’s pipeline of future leaders as strong and diverse, Keane also allowed that advancing women to corporate leadership positions is “something we all have to continue to pay attention to, and we’ve got to make sure we're developing the talent to have those folks ready for the big roles.”
Women in jazz have traditionally been singers, a role that allows them to be dismissed as entertainers who are not fundamental to jazz as "serious" art. Few female instrumentalists — or, for that matter, composers, arrangers and bandleaders — have become part of the music's story, one that stretches back to the late 19th century.
ALEXA URA AND CARLA ASTUDILLO / The Texas Tribune
Women have seen gains in the Texas state Legislature in recent years, but their underrepresentation is underscored by how marginal those gains have been. Four years ago, women held just 20% of seats; in the new session due to start this week, they’ll take roughly 27%.
Sheree Atcheson / Forbes
While Diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) strategies have benefited women, when we dig further into this, it is not all women - it is merely some. It is clear that the main beneficiaries are able-bodied, heterosexual, financially-privileged white women. Why is this and why does this continue to happen?
Anna Wiederkehr and Meredith ConroyNathaniel Rakich / FiveThirtyEight.com
If all of Biden's nominees are confirmed, 12 of the 24 offices he has designated as Cabinet-level will be held by women.