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At a stellar gathering of leaders from business, philanthropy, government, and non-profits, the National Council for Research on Women will kick off...
By Linda Basch, PhD* This morning, I had the opportunity to hear Véronique Morali, President of the Global Women’s Forum at...
*By Kate MeyerLast week Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Obama and Chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and Preeta Bansal...
Female students have long surpassed their male peers in the rates at which they seek higher education. Yet across sectors, women’s...

News

  • January 6, 2012

    Dianne Bystrom, director of the Center for Women and Politics at Iowa State University, and Tiffany Dufu, president of the White House Project, discuss the obstacles to women successfully running for office.


  • January 6, 2012

     Despite the preeminent role women play in healthcare, a recent study by RockHealth uncovered some stunning statistics about the paucity of women running startups (at least that are getting funded). Consider that while women compose 73% of...


  • January 3, 2012

     The U.S. ranks 40th in the world for women's political empowerment and we're losing ground.


  • January 3, 2012

    Only one woman, Nancy Southern, who heads a Calgary-based energy and utilities firm, ranks among the highest paid 100 chief executive officers at publicly traded companies in Canada.


  • January 1, 2012

     Although women have made much progress in reaching the leadership levels of business, such progress is disappointing and stalled. Why is this such a stubborn issue? Why aren’t more women making it to (and staying at) the top?...