Women's Networks

Breaking through the glass ceiling is greatly facilitated when women help other women gain entrance and momentum through the career pipeline. Formal and informal networks are critical for paving the way. NCRW’s Corporate Circle fosters networking among corporate leaders to help them strategize, navigate career paths and develop leadership skills, as well as build new relationships and partnerships across companies and industries. NCRW’s Emerging Leaders Network is another initiative that is reinforcing relationships among young professionals. Our networks can be particularly useful across sectors bringing the latest data, trends and analysis to decision-makers and future leaders.

Oklahoma Senate Passes Five New Anti-Choice Bills

April 21, 2010

Indoor Air May be Hazardous to Women's Health

Vacuuming the carpet, making the bed, cooking dinner, or using room freshener may be hazardous to women’s health. These activities all release potentially harmful allergens and pollutants. However household air pollution is not regulated, putting respiratory health at risk.

URL: 
http://www.stanford.edu/group/gender/cgi-bin/wordpressblog/2010/04/indoor-air-may-be-hazardous-to-women%e2%80%99s-health/

Building the Movement: An Exciting New Project at NCRW

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 Leaders in the Nonprofit Sector. Funded by the American Express Foundation, the program will encourage young women to enter the nonprofit arena, and provide training and sustained support to become leaders.


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Civil Rights Legend Dorothy Height Passes

WASHINGTON (April 20) – Dorothy Irene Height, long-time civil rights activist, chair and president emerita of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) and "godmother of the women's movement," died of natural causes 3:41 a.m. Tuesday, April 20, at Howard University Hospital, 27 days after her 98th birthday.

Seven Secrets of the Savvy School Leader: A Conversation with Robert Evans

Date/Time: 
05/27/2010

Wellesley College Club, Wellesley, MA--Organized by Open Circle and Courage & Renewal Northeast; learn more

Webinar--When love goes wrong: Understanding the devastating impact of interpersonal violence

Date/Time: 
05/19/2010

Online

Time: 12:00pm Eastern Standard Time

Presented by Amy Banks, M.D.; learn more.

Register for CSD-18

Date/Time: 
05/03/2010 - 05/14/2010

The 18th session of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-18) is a review session focusing on five thematic areas: Transport, Waste Management, Chemicals, Mining, and the 10 Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption & Production Patterns (SCP). If you need accreditation, please contact us ASAP: WEDO will be pleased to add you to our delegation list if you send your full name, organization, title, full contact information and a short description of your work to eleanor@wedo.org. Stay tuned to our website for event announcements - We look forward to seeing you at CSD!

Location: UN Headquarters, New York

Out of the Shadows: Immigrant Women and Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Date/Time: 
04/16/2010

Too often, discussions about Comprehensive Immigration Reform fail to acknowledge the important economic contributions of the more than 18.9 million foreign-born women currently residing and working in the United States. 

Speaking from Experience: The Power of the Consciousness-Raising Group

Date/Time: 
04/27/2010

Speaker: Janet Freedman

Time: 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Location:  Lecture Hall, Epstein Building

Contact: Rosa Di Virgilio Taormina, 781-736-8111, taormina@brandeis.edu

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