Women: A Year in Review, From the Arts and Beyond

| Contributed | Written by : Janice Sands  |

The appointment of Marjorie Scardino as the first female board member of Twitter resonates on so many levels -- sparking, for me, a year-end look-back at how women fared in 2013.

From The Boardroom to the Gallery, Women Shut Out

| Contributed | Written by : Janice Sands  |

Nicholas D. Kristof wrote in his recent New York Times "Twitter, Women and Power", that, on the eve of Twitter's IPO, it has become abundantly clear that the organization's board suffers from a huge gender imbalance. Not a single woman sits on Twitter's board -- an all too familiar trend, as Kristof points out, as women comprise only 18 percent of board seats among Fortune 500 companies.

Women Are in the News

| Art of The Times | Written by : Janice Sands  |

Featured on page 7 of the fall season issue of Art of The Times.


The Past and Present Reality of Inequality for Women Artists is Being Considered Around the World

| In the Media  |

The past and present reality of inequality for women artists is being considered around the world

Facebook’s New Policy Erases the Ads, Not the Hate, Critics Say

| In the Media | Written by : Devon Glenn  |

Facebook is changing its review process to protect brands from having their advertising placed next to violent, sexual, or otherwise objectionable content, but critics say that the policy does not go far enough to remove the content altogether.