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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 Julie SimeoneWhat bottom-line benefits do financial services – and the U.S. economy – gain from a more diverse pool of highly talented...
By Joshua Ehrlich*I am not a feminist. I’m just a guy who wants to help, and who believes strongly in what NCRW is doing. But without more male...
Jacki Zehner--former Goldman Sachs partner--mentioned the Council and our report Women in Fund Management on her blog yesterday:
In response to the Harvard Business Review blog posting, "Why Stock Price Drops When Women Join the Board," NCRW President Linda Basch...
 July 29, 2009 posted by Linda BaschLast Sunday marked the 15th annual observance of National Parents’ Day, a holiday established to...

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