This Week in Women

The Men Pushing to Open the Economy Clearly Don’t Need Child Care

Elie Mystal, The Nation

What I need is for somebody to come take my children. A school bus. A babysitter. A freaking traveling circus. It doesn’t really matter. My economy cannot “reopen,” life cannot return to “normal” for me, until fully functional child care comes back on line.

No Room of One’s Own

Colleen Flaherty, Inside Higher Ed

It was easy to foresee: within academe, female professors would bear the professional brunt of social distancing during COVID-19, in the form of decreased research productivity.

List of Women CEOs of the S&P 500


This list names all the women who currently hold CEO positions at S&P 500 companies, based on the December 2019 S&P 500 list.* Women currently hold 29 (5.8%) of CEO positions at those S&P 500 companies. To find out how many women are at other levels of S&P 500 companies, take a look at the Women in S&P 500 Companies pyramid.

Astronaut Jessica Meir Returns Home to a “Completely Different Planet”

Laura Regensdorf, Vanity Fair

After nearly seven months at the International Space Station, the Maine native is grateful for salads—but still processing the gravity of a world in quarantine.



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