Women's & Girls' Leadership

From prime ministers to grass roots organizers, women and girls are attaining leadership positions in increasing numbers across government, civil society and the economy. But the glass ceiling is still firmly in place in many countries including in the US, where women are still vastly under-represented in government and senior leadership positions.

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Wendy Davis, the over-night liberal and feminist superstar, has pink sneakers. Did you know this fact? Of course you did.
*By Áine Duggan*In his recent  LinkedIn post, PricewaterhouseCooper’s (PwC) Bob Moritz, Chairman and Senior Partner, shares steps...
By Natasha Cline-Thomas*Each year, NCRW hosts an expert roundtable on the afternoon of its Awards Dinner. This year’s program Women 2012:...
At a stellar gathering of leaders from business, philanthropy, government, and non-profits, the National Council for Research on Women will kick off...

News

  • February 24, 2012

     Aileen Lee argues that by adding new blood to the boardroom, companies get a four-fer, or more: 1) gender diversity, and in most cases, age diversity around the table; 2) better understanding of core customers; 3) Social-Mobile-Local...


  • February 22, 2012

     Perhaps our societal knee-jerk critique of Whitney Houston’s life and death can point us to what I see as a glaring issue: the truth that millions of us waste our talent – though less ruinously and more privately – every single...


  • February 21, 2012

     A lawmaker has sent a letter to fellow Republican members of the Indiana House saying he will not support a resolution celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts because he believes it is a "radicalized organization" that...


  • February 17, 2012

     For centuries, the angry black female has been a pervasive stereotype in the United States.


  • February 17, 2012

     The real untold story of Black History Month is the story of the organizations that have made a real difference in the advancement of African American people.