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April 2, 2010C This is a new feature on Catalyzing that highlights specific articles, podcasts, and videos on the topic of women and work that caught my eye. Have you seen something this week that you don’t see listed? Let me know in the comments. Enjoy!

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Women and work—now and then

Forty years after Newsweek was sued for sex discrimination, a current Newsweek writer and one of the original litigants reflect on what has changed—and what hasn’t—for women and work.

“Not Your Mother's Sexism,” The Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC, 3/26/10

You’ve waited 23 years for this day…

This year’s potent Catalyst Awards Dinner video captures why we must pay attention to where women and men are placed and what they are paid.

“2010 Catalyst Awards Dinner Video,” Catalyst, 3/25/10

Sleazy Politicians

Men behave badly— but do women?

“Female Politicians 'Too Busy' For Affairs,” National Public Radio, 3/31/10

MBAs

What do women want out of business school? The same thing as men!

“What Women Want – From an MBA,” by Andy Holloway, Financial Post, 3/29/10

Quotas

A recent University of Michigan study into the effects of boardroom gender quotas is still drawing a lot of heat.

“Study Says Female Board Members Hurt Stock Prices. Really?” by Margaret Heffernan, BNet, 3/25/10

Engaging Men

What would you do if you were denied a promotion because you got engaged?

“Fired From the ‘Mommy Track,’” by Lisa Belkin, The New York Times, 3/26/10

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