The annual Equal Pay Day was just this past week and so it perhaps no surprise that lawmakers, politicians, and pundits were talking about money, power, and respect in connection to women.
This week "The Paycheck Fairness Act Defeated Again" looks at the political infighting and games that continue to plague women at work and considers what needs to happen next for women to get their fair share on the job.
Although it's clear that women have yet to break the ubiquitous glass ceiling, especially in regards to pay, there are some women who are challenging the "old boys network" in the world of finance. Take for instance the new chair of the Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen. Woman on the Rise: Janet Yellen is a profile of this highly regarded leader in finance who is quietly changing the face of women's leadership in Washington.
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