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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Critical Issue: Building the Next Generation of Women Leaders in the Nonprofit Sector

Re:Gender announces an innovative professional development program for young women. Funded by the American Express Foundation, the year-long program will benefit young women who are engaged in the nonprofit and social justice sectors by providing training and sustained support to build the next generation of women leaders.

For more information, visit the program page here.

 

 

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  • May 23, 2012

    Gina Rinehart is now the richest woman in the world, surpassing the $25 billion of Christy Walton, the widow of Wal-Mart founder John Walton, who still has a major stake in the US retail giant.

     


  • May 21, 2012

    Lynne Parker reflects on an article by Daniel Boffey in the Observer newspaper entitled 'Why women's jokes fall flat in the boardroom' which reviews the findings of a study by Dr Judith Baxter, a linguistics expert, about women's behaviour in the...


  • May 21, 2012

    Dr. Rekha Mehra of the International Center for Research on Women recounts her visit to a village in Tanzania and growing international support for women farmers.


  • May 20, 2012

    Forbes reports that after a stunning $2 billion trading loss, JPMorgan Chase‘s chief investment officer, Ina Drew, 55, will step down. The 30-year banking veteran oversaw the London unit responsible for the ill-fated trades and was one of...


  • May 20, 2012

    Speakers at the British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association’s inaugural Women in Private Equity Forum have come out largely against hiring quotas as a solution to the lack of women working in the industry.