Advocacy & Development

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief

News on gender issues in children's media

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

UCLA study: Hollywood should realize "diversity sells"

2/25/2015

  • Variety
  • Hollywood Reporter, The

Women lag 2-to-1 as film leads and 8-to-1 as directors despite audiences responding positively to women-helmed films, according to the second annual Hollywood Diversity Report by UCLA's Ralph J. Bunch… Read More

Gay Politics Report

News about the LGBT community

Gay Politics Report

Published in partnership with: Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute

Facebook expands gender customizability options

3/2/2015

  • Advocate.com
  • News Journal (Wilmington, Del.) (tiered subscription model), The

Facebook users can now choose custom gender options on their personal profiles and exercise more control over who can view their gender identity. "By empowering people to talk about their gender in th… Read More

UN Wire

News covering the UN and the world

UN Wire

Published in partnership with: United Nations Foundation

UN's Mlambo-Ngcuka: Women can't wait years for employment parity

3/2/2015

  • Inter Press Service

Women have made some strides in politics and economic empowerment but lag in employment parity, writes Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, executive director of UN Women. "At the present rate of progress, it will… Read More

Community Association Management SmartBrief

News for community association managers

Community Association Management SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Board of Certification for Community Association Managers

Utah's HOA open-meeting bill awaits governor's signature

3/2/2015

  • Park Record (Park City, Utah)

A bill has passed through the Utah House of Representatives and Senate that would require HOAs to hold open meetings for all unit or lot owners. Most HOAs in the state have voiced support for the law,… Read More

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Housing industry news and information

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The MacArthur Foundation

Respect gender preferences of transgender residents, feds say

2/25/2015

  • Al Jazeera

Homeless shelters should respect the gender identity of transgender individuals when it comes to admitting them into single-sex shelters, the Department of Housing and Urban Development said Friday. A… Read More

SmartBrief Insights

News for association leaders

SmartBrief Insights

Inclusion Solutions

News on diversity and inclusion for the accounting profession

Inclusion Solutions

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

Can adding female directors boost your stock price?

2/10/2015

  • Quartz

A study says companies with greater gender diversity in the boardroom tended to experience less stock-price volatility. This article takes a close look at the research and what it might mean. Read More

BoardSource SmartBrief

News for Nonprofit Governance

BoardSource SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: BoardSource

Lady Gaga dives into freezing water for charity

3/3/2015

  • MLive.com (Michigan) (free registration)

Lady Gaga participated in the Chicago Polar Plunge by jumping into Lake Michigan to raise money for a local chapter of the Special Olympics. More than 4,500 people participated in the fundraiser, incl… Read More