It’s very difficult to date the invention of the bra. Does the mastodeton–the chest-binding worn by ancient Greek women while they were exercising–count as a bra? Maybe, maybe not. It depends on who you ask. Most will agree the evolution of modern shapewear got going in the 19th century. However before the Victorian masterminds who applied their brainpower to this engineering challenge came up with the bra, there were a few false starts.
There’s compelling evidence that women contribute to global prosperity. Explore successes, challenges and possibilities as women “Lean In” to the global economy. Although women add economic value to technology and entrepreneurship and lead some of the world’s largest companies, challenges remain. What can be done?
Across the board in the STEM related fields, there is a distinct shortage of females in relation to males. The stereotypes currently place need to change, and giving females confidence in science from a young age may be just the answer. To learn more about women in science, checkout this infographic.
Menstrual cups are an environmentally friendly alternative to tampons and pads. This infographic compares the cost, waste and health benefits of each.
It’s not a secret that the two genders have their differences. In this infographic, be2 matchmaker has put together some of the most interesting relationship facts that can shed some light on the truth in gender stereotypes.
The financial divide between men and women has been a hot topic for many years. In 2013 the economic gap between men and women is still apparent, but it is reducing in some areas. Which leads to the question, “Is money management a talent with a gender?” You can find out after checking out the following infographic from MoneySupermarket.
Deciding whether to go back to work after having a baby can be a difficult decision for mothers. Check out the infographic below presented by HumanResourcesMBA.net to learn about how women feel about going back to work after having a child.
‘Canadian Women In Entrepreneurs’ from Micro Business Perspectives by Vistaprint highlights Canadian women entrepreneurs, women owned businesses and the demanding work week of these hard working business women. Did you know 1 out of 3 Canadian entrepreneurs is a women? Learn more in the infographic below.
Just a couple of decades ago, many women considered a college degree optional. Nowadays, in many instances, there are more women in college than men! The pursuit of equal rights has inspired women and as such, they want an education to pursue prestigious jobs and eliminate the earnings gap that exists between women and men. The following infographic from ScholarshipsAndGrants.us presents recent demographics about women in college and how you can be an integral part of this important societal change.
“Menopause By the Numbers” is a fun interactive way to learn about menopause and it’s symptoms. In what age range is it typical for natural menopause to occur? How many women reach menopause in the United States each day? What percentage of women experience menopause symptoms? What are the five most common menopause symptoms? What percentage of women report using dietary supplements to relieve menopause symptoms?
Women are making strides in the business world. In 2012, women made up 43 percent of people who took the GMAT. That’s a big jump from 2009, 39 percent to be exact. Check out the infographic below presented by BestHealthcareMBA.com to learn more about women in business.
Forté Foundation, with How to MBA and UNC Kenan-Flagler, have examined how getting an MBA can dramatically impact women’s pay and position within their industry and organization. In addition, they highlight some of the top business schools that are creating programs and initiatives to better serve their female student body as well as profiling female executives who have received their MBA.
The age-long battle of sexes has been often depicted in the pop culture. One of the best examples of this can be found in Irving Berlin’s song “I Can Do Anything Better Than You”. Because we couldn’t top his effort, we decided not to write a song about men and women. Instead we created this car infographic that will hopefully put an end to this endless battle of one of the most popular arguments, who are better drivers – men or women.
Wonga. Dosh. Cash. Moola… Whatever you choose to call it, money makes the world go round (or so the song says!). Join mooQuid.com as we take a look at the battle of the sexes when it comes to spending your wonga in the UK.