Society, Arts &amp; Culture News Feed https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/ Society, Arts &amp; Culture News Feed for Our Voices - Women in STEM en As More Women Run for Office, U.S. State Legislatures are Poised to Change https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/more-women-run-office-us-state-legislatures-are-poised-change The large influx of women seeking public office this year could produce the largest increase of women state lawmakers. If women candidates win this year at their historic rate of 60 percent, they could account for about 38 percent of state lawmakers. By: Ginger Gibson Mon, 08 Oct 2018 01:44:10 PDT Women In STEM Editorial Board https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/more-women-run-office-us-state-legislatures-are-poised-change Kavanaugh Battle Shows the Power, and the Limits, of #MeToo Movement https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/kavanaugh-battle-shows-power-and-limits-metoo-movement Institutions have been slow to change. But women who have brought charges of sexual misconduct say that as more women come forward, they inevitably will. By: Kate Zernike and Emily Steel Mon, 08 Oct 2018 01:23:48 PDT Women In STEM Editorial Board https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/kavanaugh-battle-shows-power-and-limits-metoo-movement Truth and Consequences: American Politics After a Year of #MeToo https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/truth-and-consequences-american-politics-after-year-metoo The defining movement of the Trump era is turbocharging existing trends. Mon, 08 Oct 2018 01:18:19 PDT Women In STEM Editorial Board https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/truth-and-consequences-american-politics-after-year-metoo Why is Trump Off the Hook in MeToo Movement? Because We Let Him Off https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/why-trump-hook-metoo-movement-because-we-let-him Think of a political campaign as a trial, with the election as the verdict. The reason President Donald Trump is seemingly immune from the sexual-harassment cultural shift is because, like it or not, voters already found him not guilty. Or at least not guilty enough. By: Danny Westneat Mon, 08 Oct 2018 01:10:28 PDT Women In STEM Editorial Board https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/why-trump-hook-metoo-movement-because-we-let-him The Political Impact of #MeToo https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/political-impact-metoo The impact of the #MeToo movement in policits. By: Stefan Hankin Mon, 08 Oct 2018 00:54:14 PDT Women In STEM Editorial Board https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/political-impact-metoo In Wake of Serena Williams Episode at U.S. Open, Tennis Requires a Hard Look Within https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/wake-serena-williams-episode-us-open-tennis-requires-hard-look-within Sparked by Serena Williams at the U.S. Open, an examination of sexism in professional tennis. By: Liz Clarke Mon, 24 Sep 2018 02:01:20 PDT Women In STEM Editorial Board https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/wake-serena-williams-episode-us-open-tennis-requires-hard-look-within Diversity And Gender Bias In Sports: Lessons From The Naomi Osaka-Serena Williams U.S. Open Final https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/diversity-and-gender-bias-sports-lessons-naomi-osaka-serena-williams-us-open-final Diversity And Gender Bias In Sports: Lessons From The Naomi Osaka-Serena Williams U.S. Open Final. By: Paolo Gaudiano Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:50:03 PDT Women In STEM Editorial Board https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/diversity-and-gender-bias-sports-lessons-naomi-osaka-serena-williams-us-open-final Serena Williams Accuses Umpire of Sexism and Vows to 'Fight for Women' https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/serena-williams-accuses-umpire-sexism-and-vows-fight-women The 23-times grand slam champion wins backing of tennis legend Billie Jean King after saying men are treated less harshly. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:42:27 PDT Women In STEM Editorial Board https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/serena-williams-accuses-umpire-sexism-and-vows-fight-women Career Coach: Mentors Matter, but Women Need Sponsors in High Places https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/career-coach-mentors-matter-women-need-sponsors-high-places <p>It is clear that having a mentor is advantageous for anyone wanting to move up, and especially for women.</p> <p>Research has shown that a mentor helps protégés gain career outcomes such as: higher compensation and faster salary growth, greater job and career satisfaction and organizational commitment, and higher expectations for advancement. Mentors do this by providing coaching, challenging assignments, sponsorship, and exposure and visibility. In addition, mentors can provide psychosocial support by serving as role models and providing counseling, acceptance and friendship.</p> Mon, 03 Sep 2018 06:35:40 PDT Women In STEM Editorial Board https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/career-coach-mentors-matter-women-need-sponsors-high-places Why Women Lawyers Need Sponsors, Not Just Mentors https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/why-women-lawyers-need-sponsors-not-just-mentors <p>Mentoring in the legal profession is not new. For women lawyers, in particular, mentors can be invaluable sources of guidance on everything from the nuts and bolts of the practice to work/life balance strategies. Many firms have formal mentoring programs for associates, pairing them with a partner or senior associate who can help them develop their skills as lawyers. Every young lawyer should seek out and develop a positive relationship with a mentor (and pay it forward to the next generation by becoming a mentor in the years ahead).</p> Mon, 03 Sep 2018 06:23:06 PDT Women In STEM Editorial Board https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/why-women-lawyers-need-sponsors-not-just-mentors