- Racked looks at how many police uniforms (and bulletproof vests) aren’t designed with women in mind, affecting officers’ safety and their ability to do the job.
- The New York Times talks to the creators of the Swivel app, which connects black and Hispanic women to salons who provide the services they want and know how to care of their hair.
- Attn: made a video about the pocket-less state of much of women’s clothing.
- Fashionista says that Coach has transformed from a “staid mall brand to one of the buzziest labels on the calendar.”
- Law Sites introduces you to the new keyboard for lawyers, the LegalBoard, which made its debut at CES this week.
- Harvard Business Review shares the results of a series of studies involving mock resumes sent to law firms. They found that “elite employers discriminate strongly based on social class, favoring applicants from higher-class backgrounds [and that] coming from an advantaged social background helps only men.”
- CNBC [autoplay video] shows the mind-mapping strategy of Google career coach Jenny Blake.
- The Atlantic shares “The Ambition Interviews,” essays by Hana Schank and Elizabeth Wallace about their former Northwestern classmates and what they’re doing now, years later.
- The New York Times looks into why women only make up 16% of the top 1% of earners and 11% of the top 0.1%.
- The New Yorker talks to Baby-Sitters Club author Ann M. Martin.
- New York magazine’s The Cut collected some of Carrie Fisher’s best quotes, and BuzzFeed rounded up some tweets paying tribute to her.
On CorporetteMoms Recently…
- We talked about saving money on baby gear.
- Kat shared some clothes for working moms, including some maternity basics and washable office clothes.
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