Julia Sonenshein

Julia Sonenshein
Women Feel Left Out of Investing

Women Feel Left Out of Investing

Over and over, we hear that women are afraid of investing, and that fear keeps them out of the stock market. But maybe we’re having the wrong conversation about women and investing. Perhaps fear is the wrong…

Why Is It Hard to Report Sexual Harassment?

Why Is It Hard to Report Sexual Harassment?

Sexual harassment isn’t uncommon — it is in fact endemic, especially in male-dominated fields like tech. (If you don’t believe how common it is, ask any five women if they have a sexual harassment story…

7 Innovative Women to Watch in 2016

7 Innovative Women to Watch in 2016

It’s easy to fall for the idea that we have to follow a set career trajectory — that we must do our best to succeed within the limitations society has set for us. But if we’d taken that sentiment…

10 Powerful Women on Being the Boss

10 Powerful Women on Being the Boss

While we still have a long way to go to achieve gender parity, we’re in an era where women are starting to get more representation at the top — and they’re speaking up about it. Which is good for…

How To Get Balance in Your Life

How To Get Balance in Your Life

 

This week we talk about juggling your career, family, friends, and relationships — and how to make it work (or not). Does “balance” actually exist? #whatbalance

 

There’s a lot of conflicting information out there…

How Much Does It Cost To Treat Breast Cancer

How Much Does It Cost To Treat Breast Cancer

You’d be hard-pressed to find a woman whose life is untouched by breast cancer. Roughly one in eight American women is expected to develop invasive breast cancer in her lifetime. By the end of 2015, an estimated…

Companies With Paid Maternity Leave and Flex Time

Companies With Paid Maternity Leave and Flex Time

Despite the fact that the U.S. lags behind the world when it comes to parental leave, certain companies are making significant inroads to supporting working parents. When Netflix announced its new unlimited parental leave policy in August of 2015…

How Much Does Childcare Cost?

How Much Does Childcare Cost?

We’re bringing you articles about maternity leave all week — covering everything from current policies (or lack thereof) to personal stories and solutions that may be crazy enough to work. #matleaveweek   When companies don’t offer…

Economic Reasons Why Rape Is Not Reported

Economic Reasons Why Rape Is Not Reported

The decision to report rape or sexual assault is far from simple, and it goes beyond the emotional toll of having to constantly recount the story. There are serious financial deterrents to coming forward: Reporting can derail careers and education…

How to Switch Jobs in a New Industry

How to Switch Jobs in a New Industry

There are plenty of good reasons to apply for a job you’re not fully qualified for, including the fact that the men around you are doing it. (Remember Hewlett Packard’s internal study that showed that women…

10 Ways to Find Out Your Partner’s Income

10 Ways to Find Out Your Partner’s Income

Do you know how much your partner makes? If you don’t, you’re not alone: In a 2015 survey of more than a thousand couples (either married or cohabitating), four in 10 incorrectly guessed each other&rsquo…

The 7 Best Money Podcasts

The 7 Best Money Podcasts

If you’re somehow unaware of the cultural obsession with podcasts, you’re seriously missing out. Plain and simple: Podcasts are an excellent way to learn about money. While there are a number of personal finance podcasts out…

Why Birth Control Is an Economic Issue

Why Birth Control Is an Economic Issue

Birth control is perhaps the biggest asset to female autonomy in modern history, and the ability to access free contraception should be a right for anyone who wants it. But access to birth control is not simply a “women…

How to Stealthily Interview for a New Job

How to Stealthily Interview for a New Job

When you’re trying to leave your current job for bigger and better opportunities, you have to walk a fine line. Unless you have a hugely open relationship with your boss, you’ll need to keep your search…