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On International Women's Day, real women share their best career advice.

17 real women share what it takes to land the job, grow your paycheck, and get ahead in your career

For International Women's Day, Business Insider asked regular women for their best career advice on learning, earning, and getting ahead.
The US comes in at 16th place.

The 21 best countries in the world to live in if you’re a woman

These 21 countries score highest for human rights, gender quality, income equality, safety, and progression.
Tax season is upon us.

There are 114% more women entrepreneurs than there were 20 years ago, but the reason why is troubling

Starting a business is often a way for women to escape the unrealistic demands of corporate America. But entrepreneurship may not be the best option for women, or for the overall economy.
Natural Cycles founders Elina Berglund Raoul Schewitzl

The first app to get approved as birth control in Europe has now been green-lit in the US, despite controversy

Birth-control app Natural Cycles has been approved by the US FDA, shortly after it came under fire in Sweden when 37 women reported getting pregnant while using it. Using an algorithm, the app tells women when they have the highest and lowest chances of getting pregnant.
F3 partners Sutian Dong and Anu Duggal have gathered a network of female entrepreneurs with their new Venture Advisor and Scout Program.

This founder couldn’t convince male investors to fund her smash-hit wedding startup — now she’s part of a plan to bust up ‘the...

New York-based venture firm F3 has founded a new program to mentor and advise female entrepreneurs in cities throughout the US.
Chinese women training to be qualified nannies, known in China as ayis, learn techniques with plastic babies at the Ayi University on October 20, 2016 in Beijing, China.

Chinese authorities are offering wedding subsidies and cash payments to lure ‘high quality’ women into having more babies

After scrapping the "one-child policy" in 2016, China had hoped a baby boom would hit but women still aren't having children. Chinese provinces are now offering baby bonuses, wedding subsidies, and extra maternity and miscarriage prevention leave to lure women into parenthood.
Julie Lein (left) and Clara Brenner are cofounders and managing partners of Urban Innovation Fund.

A VC who just raised $22 million to invest in startups reveals one thing you should never say to a female investor

Clara Brenner, managing partner of venture capital firm Urban Innovation Fund, says she's tired of reading, "Hey, girls," in emails to her and her female cofounder. While calling women "girls" may not be intended to be patronizing, according to Brenner, words matter in the workplace.

A fertility startup made a free quiz that tells you your chances of getting pregnant this year — and you can try it right now

Celmatix, a startup that created the first genetics test for fertility, just unveiled a 14-question test called My Fertility Compass to tell you your chances of getting pregnant within the next year, based on peer-reviewed scientific research.
Every day, women make a tradeoff between sounding smart, confident, and assertive and appearing warm and likable.

Only 8 of the 100 most-loved CEOs in America are women — and the reason why transcends the corner office

Every day women make a trade-off between sounding smart, confident, and assertive and appearing warm and likable.
My wife and I hold our newborn baby.

Babies cry in the womb and 18 other surprising facts I learned when I became a dad

Studying up on my wife and developing baby revealed just how much science knows — and doesn't — about what goes on in the womb when a woman is pregnant.