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Making HERstory - 127 Women In Congress And Counting

Famous Firsts in the 116th Congress

We all know the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. When that workplace happens to be where the laws shaping the future of the United States are made, it's not just important - it's vital. We've still got a long way to go for gender parity, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't celebrate our victories.

Check out 10 of our favorite "famous firsts" for women and diversity in the 116th Congress.


1. First (Two!) Native American Congresswomen

Deb Haaland (D - NM) & Sharice Davids (D - KS)

6. First (Two) Latina Congresswomen Representing Texas 

Veronica Escobar (D-TX) and Sylvia Garcia (D-TX)

8. First Congressperson Born in South America

Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D-FL)

10. Most First-Time Congresswomen (42) and Most Women EVER in Congress (127)

Baby steps. Here's to even better numbers in the 117th Congress.

Career Advice

How to Pitch an Idea to Your Boss in 7 Easy Steps

While many bosses say they're open to ideas and suggestions, what they do when you actually share a great idea with them is another reality entirely. (Ever had a boss nod along excitedly and promise to look into your idea, only for you to realize, months later, that nothing's happened? Exactly.)

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Diversity & Inclusion

How to create more belonging in the workspace

D&I Keys to Success with Greenhouse

We asked Ariana Moon, Recruiting Manager at Greenhouse, how she thinks we can create a better sense of belonging and truly inclusive workspaces.

Hear her tips for how you can use the "in-between spaces" to create a more engaged workplace yourself, no matter where you are.

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Interested in joining their team? Check out Greenhouse's page on PowerToFly

Diversity & Inclusion

Why Aren’t Dads Taking Parental Leave?

Companies are offering leave—but they're missing a key element to make it appealing to men.

It's not that dads are taking no parental leave; the NYT reported this week that 90% of fathers take some time off of work after the birth of their children.

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Intuit

How to Succeed as a Technical PM: Intuit Principal Product Manager Yi Ng Talks Product-Market Fit and Knowledge Engineering

How do you do your taxes? (Aside from begrudgingly, that is.) If you're one of the millions of Americans who files online, you may have used one of the projects that Yi Ng, Principal Product Manager at Intuit, has developed over her eight years at the global financial platform company known for products like TurboTax, QuickBooks, and Mint.

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Diversity & Inclusion

Is 2020 finally the year of recognizing that women don't lose competence or sexiness the day they turn 50?

Ageism has long been the norm at work and in the media. Could that be changing?

Let's run through a quick highlight reel of women over 50 shaping their industries and just overall crushing life in the last few weeks:

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