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Male Executives Don't Feel Guilt, See Work-Life Balance as a Women's Problem
A revealing-and depressing-article in this month's Harvard Business Reviews hows that no matter how much power female executives have accrued, or how much lip service male executives might publicly pay, family issues are still seen as a female problem. 
Slate, March 5, 2014

Women Still Largely Absent from Corporate Boards
This is the eighth consecutive year in which the percentage of women on corporate boards hasn't budged, staying at 17%, in spite of research indicating companies with women on boards produce higher returns on investments and higher growth.  This article is followed by a lively debate from viewers.
NPR, Morning Edition, December 10, 2013

Actually, the Pool is Quite Deep
Low women representation on boards: Is it true that the viable candidate pool is shallow?
All Things Digital, October 9, 2013

Pioneering Women on Boards: Pathways of the First Female Directors
What are the Career Paths Women on Boards Have Taken, and How Has This Changed Over Time?
Stanford (Stanford Closer Look Series), September 3, 2013

Harvard Business School Case Study: Gender Equity
The Harvard Business School class of 2013 didn't realize they had undergone a gender experiment for the past two years.
New York Times, September 7, 2013

Why Women Must Ask (The Right Way): Negotiation Advice from Stanford's Margaret A. Neale
Few Stanford Graduate School of Business MBA students would argue that Professor Margaret A. Neale is a powerful woman. At over six feel tall, even my male classmates would be intimidated to negotiate with her. And it's not just because she often calls out students' "sub-optimal" negotiation strategies in front of the whole class-it's because she's clearly a master negotiator.
Forbes, June 17, 2013

Tory Burch: Women Should be as Ambitious as Men
Burch, speaking at "Entrepreneurship, Power and Leadership", says women entrepreneurs should find their passion and be just as ambitious as men. She founded the Tory Burch fashion label in 2004 and now her clothing line is carried in more than 800 stores worldwide. She also heads the Tory Burch Foundation, which offers mentorship opportunities to women entrepreneurs and provides micro-loans to women-owned businesses.
Stanford Graduate School of Business, January 15, 2013