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Women outweigh men in the workforce. It’s time to take the plight of working moms seriously.

Here are four ways we can be better

After a career in publishing, I switched to tech. Here’s why I took the risk — and what I wish I’d known all along.

‘What I remember most is the vulnerability I felt at the time: fear that I wouldn’t be technical enough, that I wouldn’t be seen as technical enough’

Women in construction are creating their own community. Meet the new wave of female builders.

Women still make up only about 9 percent of the construction industry, but they’re leaning on each other to combat loneliness

This woman retired as a millionaire at age 31. She says anyone can do it.

Kristy Shen grew up living on less than 44 cents a day — then she discovered the FIRE movement

‘Stranger Things’ returns to Netflix on Thursday. Before you binge Season 3, meet one of the new actresses on the show.

Francesca Reale, who plays lifeguard Heather, talks about her character’s ‘complex strength,’ career highs and lows, and more

People hate the question, ‘What do you do?’ So why do we keep asking it?

At any kind of social gathering, it’s impossible to avoid

Moms at Amazon are calling for backup child-care benefits

It’s a perk that’s common among their tech peers

Taking a break from work to raise a kid? Do these 5 things to ensure you’re ready to reenter the workforce

One tip: Stay informed. The biggest hurdle in returning to work is a lack of industry knowledge.

I’m saying goodbye to New York City. Here are the 7 places I’ll miss.

I’m grateful for the bone-weary ugliness of some of the moments, and for the divine intermezzos in between

Capt. Rosemary Mariner broke barriers throughout her career in the Navy. Her funeral featured a historical first, too.

Mariner became the first woman to fly a tactical fighter jet in 1974