Business & Entrepreneurship

Women currently make up 15 percent of corporate management, 16 percent of law partners, and less than 3 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs. NCRW and its partners are working to improve these numbers as they work toward a critical mass, often viewed as 30 percent representation, across sectors to benefit the economy and society through women’s talents and perspectives. Without sufficient numbers, women’s ideas, views and analyses risk being marginalized or perceived as representing a narrow minority. With greater access to opportunities and positions of influence, the likelihood of acceptance and professional success for women and people of color increases.

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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By Rosa Cho, Writer & Researcher                              ...
Since 1960, when women only accounted for 39 percent of the undergraduate population, women’s relative numbers in college have steadily...
Is there a true need or preference for more women in leadership positions?
Our Listening Tour continued this week with a visit to the Center for Research on Women (CROW) at The University of Memphis and some...
A study in January 2012 Chronicle of Philanthropy found 82% of nonprofit employees would seek new employment if the economy were better.  Where...


  • September 1, 2011

    The presence of Canadian women in senior management positions has stalled in the past two decades. Between 1987 and 2009, the proportion of women in senior management has changed little—men are still more than twice as likely to hold a senior...

  • August 29, 2011

    Stacy Blackman summarizes several recent studies and articles that discuss the wage gap between men and women with MBAs.  

  • August 29, 2011

    Center for Work-Life Policy fellow Diana Forster argues that companies need to actively cultivate relationships between high-potential female employees and more senior-level advocates. Post includes links to several recent studies and articles.

  • August 26, 2011

     Forbes ranks the 100 women the magazine considers powerful. They include politicians, CEOs, bankers, cultural icons, billionaires and entrepreneurs.

  • August 19, 2011

    Blog post profiles, a non-profit endeavor created by Dr. Lucia Albino Gilbert, Professor of Psychology and Counseling Psychology at Santa Clara University.