Goldman highlighted three cities that could be subject to storm surges and could face harmful flooding: New York, Tokyo, and Lagos. It said several others that are less than 11 meters above sea level — including Miami, Florida; Alexandria, Egypt; Dhaka, Bangladesh; and Shanghai, China — also faced major flood risks.
The U.S. Fire Administration estimates that older adults are more than twice as likely than the general population to die in fires. And a quarter of Paradise residents had a disability, which is more than double the statewide rate.
Well before the glass ceiling, women run into obstacles to advancement. Evening the odds early in their careers would have a huge impact. Despite near-parity in entry-level numbers, women are outnumbered almost 2 to 1 by men in first-level manager jobs that are the bridges to senior roles.
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Inclusion Still Isn’t Working for Many Women of Color
Some workplaces have failed to support many black and Hispanic women, regardless of a commitment to diversity and inclusion (D&I), a Harvard Business Review (HBR) study found. Black women whose jobs required more interaction with their colleagues reported being what HBR described as less “emotionally vulnerable” at work, suggesting that they may not be cultivating supportive relationships with co-workers. Similar outcomes were found for Hispanic women.