Women leaders are still missing at top institutes

Women leaders are still missing at top institutes

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) got their third woman director this year but the country’s broader higher education space is overwhelmingly male when it comes to top jobs. Only 63 out of a total of 1,008 institutes including central, state, private, deemed universities and institutes of national importance have women at the helm, according to the Gender Diversity and Female Leadership in Indian Higher Education report by higher education-focused management consulting firm EduShine Advisors. The percentage of women academic leadershas dropped to 6.25% from 6.67% (54 women out of 810…

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Retaliation Still Pays For Yankees’ CC Sabathia, Who Gets His Bonus After All

Retaliation Still Pays For Yankees’ CC Sabathia, Who Gets His Bonus After All

New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia wound up getting his bonus money despite falling two innings shy of the threshold last season. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) A Thursday afternoon game in late September after the New York Yankees secured home-field advantage in the wild-card game probably went unnoticed by many. Perhaps the most noticeable parts were the events of the sixth inning on Sept. 27, when Sabathia hit Tampa Bay catcher Jesus Sucre. It was a retaliation pitch and one that led to Sabathia’s ejection. Of course, there was also…

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Why the Military Is Still the Most Trusted Institution in America

Why the Military Is Still the Most Trusted Institution in America

Trust is a buzzword in the current political climate. During the first presidential debate on Monday, the candidates talked a lot about trustworthiness and restoring trust within American communities, especially regarding police relations. Yet, only 6 percent of Americans trust the mainstream media, and a June 2016 Gallup poll found that only 9 percent of the American public have trust and confidence in our Congress. And yet even after the U.S. government spent trillions of taxpayer dollars on misguided wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Americans still view the men and women…

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‘The stigma is still the main barrier’: getting female ex-offenders back to work

‘The stigma is still the main barrier’: getting female ex-offenders back to work

When the fourth season of Netflix’s prison drama Orange Is the New Black (OITNB) came online last month, a whopping 6.7 million viewersin the US tuned in to see (spoiler alert!) what the inmates would do with their newfound freedom. But once the joy of frolicking around in a lake was over, the reality started to set in: what do offenders do when they get out? Diversity versus cultural fit: ‘I hire people who I know will challenge me’ Read more In Australia, it’s the role of state government corrective…

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