Women's & Girls' Leadership

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 Kelsey Schwarz*Like many other Americans, I was unfamiliar with the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (...
Today at 12noon Demos is presenting a panel discussing why U.S. ratification of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination...
Help us spread the word to Emerging Leaders in Nonprofits:NCRW is pleased to announce a new project focused on Building the Next Generation of Women...
The founding president of the National Council for Research on Women, Mariam Chamberlain, just turned 92. Gwendolyn Beetham, a former NCRW staff...
Watch remarks from Kiran Chetry, Eve Ensler, and Melanne Verveer, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues:Click here to view more videos.

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  • January 3, 2012

     Chosen from a reader-nominated list, the lives and work of 21 Leaders for the 21st Century 2012 continue to impress; their work ranges from organizing trash pickers in Cairo, Egypt, to supporting female candidates running for the U.S. Senate....


  • November 16, 2011

    Testimony on the role of women in the Arab Spring by Tamara C. Wittes, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs and Deputy Special Coordinator for Middle East Transitions for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee...


  • November 3, 2011

    Despite countless examples to the contrary, among a number of feminists, a false perception lingers that online feminist work is, at worst, navel-gazing and, at best, “slactivism.” In fact, feminist organizations that primarily take action...


  • November 2, 2011

    Fewer countries made strides toward improving equality between men and women in 2011, while Nordic countries held the top spots, according to a ranking of 135 nations by the World Economic Forum.

     


  • October 10, 2011

    The Nobel Peace Prize for 2011 was awarded on Friday to three women from Africa and the Arab world in acknowledgment of their nonviolent role in promoting peace, democracy and gender equality. The winners were President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of...