The White House Project: Benchmarking Women's Leadership 2012

Thu, 02/28/2013

Benchmarking Women's Leadership in the US 2012

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This report seeks to address that contradiction and offer concrete, practical recommendations that involve specific accountability measures to track progress as well as creative, “out-of-the box” suggestions. Each of these sector-specific recommendations builds upon what is the key factor to achieving true transformation across all leadership fields — propelling a critical mass of diverse women into leadership alongside men. Research has demonstrated that achieving critical mass (at least one-third) of women in leadership is essential to moving beyond gender to the new agenda our nation needs — and will allow women and men to work in partnership to build a stronger economy, better institutions, and a more representative democracy