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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  • September 27, 2011

    E.J. Graff, resident scholar at the Brandeis Women’s Studies Research Center in Massachusetts, discusses the continuing inequities faced by women who want leadership positions in the banking industry.


  • 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 19, 2011

    Christine Bronstein argues that women are making inroads into old-boy business networks, profiling entrepreneurial women and female venture capitalists.


  • August 9, 2011

    Researchers analyzed data from Canada's five major political parties during the 2004 and 2006 federal elections, and determined that presidents of parties' riding associations were more likely to field candidates of their own gender. Thus, female...


  • July 13, 2011

     A growing number of U.S. female executives, mentoring groups and women investors are helping to crack the glass ceiling in start-ups. The percentage of women among start-up capital seekers grew to about 20% last year, up from 12.6% in 2000,...