A panel of women of with various positions of authority came to speak of their experiences in the workforce here at The University of Pittsburgh. The panel consisted of Sherdina Harper, the Coordinator of Cross Cultural and Leadership Development Programming, RaShall Brackney, a leader of the Pittsburgh SWAT team, Jennifer Cairns, a member of the Pittsburgh Passion sports team as well as a lawyer, Deborah Walker, a police officer that currently teaches at Pitt and is community relations officer, and Chelsa Wagner, a politician.
I came upon this article on Feministing.com. (I'd make that a link to the site, but the link button seems to be disabled at the moment.) It deals with African Americans' recollections about the worst form of racism they had ever encountered. As I was reading some of the stories, it seemed to be that some of them could easily have been describing sexual discrimination as well.
The Supreme Court is currently deliberating another important case regarding gender and corporate entities. As the Times notes, "the argument may hinge on the validity of the hotly disputed conclusions of a Chicago sociologist." This one could have a real impact on discrimination cases brought by female employees in particular. See the following article in the NYTimes for the full story and feel free to comment!