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 15, 2012

     Despite a quota system to boost female participitation, the gender imbalance is still heavily skewed towards men


  • February 13, 2012

    In The Better Angels of Our Nature, Harvard University psychologist Steven Pinker Pinker presents data showing that human violence, while still very much with us today, has been gradually declining.


  • February 11, 2012

     Letter to the editor by Linda Basch, Ph.D., president of the National Council for Research on Women, regarding Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg and the lack of women on corporate boards like Facebook's.


  • February 10, 2012

     Sylvia Ann Hewlett explains how, in places like China and India, younger professionals are gunning for work-life balance over a full-on career.


  • February 10, 2012

     The Pentagon made official what already has been happening by default: women in uniform are moving closer to the front lines.