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AnnaMarieHoulis via Fairygodboss

AnnaMarie Houlis is a multimedia journalist and an adventure aficionado with a keen cultural curiosity and an affinity for solo travel. She’s an editor by day and a travel blogger at by night.

Articles by AnnaMarieHoulis via Fairygodboss


Women are less likely to achieve ‘last name fame’ – Here’s what that means

Coming up with women who've achieved last name fame is a lot harder. New research looks into why women are less likely to be known just as their last name.


This dad’s viral rant about the lack of baby-changing stations is everything

"I'm getting pretty sick of having to change my daughter on a disgusting floor because the only changing table in the place is located in the women's bathroom," he wrote.


Researchers find that good grades are bad for female job seekers

According to new research, the better the grades a female student gets, the less likely she is to land a job interview. One would assume it's the opposite — and it is ... for men.

Work-Life Balance

Here’s what a 52-week paid parental leave looks like

With more than two years of experience with the 52-week parental leave, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's chief human resources officer has said the policy change was a wise move.

Office culture

10 surprising ways you may be reinforcing sexism in the office

So how do you know if you're perpetuating incivility toward other women in the workplace? Here are 10 signs that you could be the culprit.

career change

Why interning in my mid-40s was an invaluable career move

If one could financially afford it, taking an internship or an entry-level job is not necessarily a bad idea. Here are six women who've done it at different times in their lives, and their honest advice to those considering it.


I face ableism in the workplace: What I wish my company did differently

Only when we stop defining people with disabilities as "disabled people" instead of referring to them as "people with disabilities" will all employees be treated with the same respect.


Is commenting on a coworker’s appearance always wrong? According to this new study, no

Are male-to-female, female-to-male, peer-to-peer, superior-to-subordinate or vice versa workplace compliments focused on looks or personal details like dress ever okay? And when do those remarks rise to actionable harassment?


10 signs you’re a toxic boss

Just because you care about your work and your staff doesn’t mean that you always lead in the best possible way. Here's how to know if you're a toxic boss.


This is how to handle work emails while you’re on vacation, according to 12 experts

How should you handle those office housework emails and calls for help while you're supposed to be on vacation? We asked some experts.