Women's & Girls' Leadership

From prime ministers to grass roots organizers, women and girls are attaining leadership positions in increasing numbers across government, civil society and the economy. But the glass ceiling is still firmly in place in many countries including in the US, where women are still vastly under-represented in government and senior leadership positions.

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Re:Gender Resources

  • AGENDA Annual Conference 2012 external rev March 30
    AGENDA: NCRW Annual Conference 2012 - Agenda-Setting Nationally and Globally: Leveraging Women's...

  • 30 Leaders Who Are Changing the Way the World Looks at Women
    On our 30th Anniversary we are recognizing 30 stellar women from diverse corners of our broad...

  • ACTION BRIEF: WOMEN AND MONEY

  • The Female Vision: Women's Real Power at Work
    At an NCRW expert panel on September 29, 2010 at American Express, authors Sally Helgesen and Julie...

  • Building a Pipeline to Women's Leadership
    NCRW held an expert panel on February 28, 2011 at American Express with senior leaders from...

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Blog Posts

Wendy Davis, the over-night liberal and feminist superstar, has pink sneakers. Did you know this fact? Of course you did.
*By Áine Duggan*In his recent  LinkedIn post, PricewaterhouseCooper’s (PwC) Bob Moritz, Chairman and Senior Partner, shares steps...
By Natasha Cline-Thomas*Each year, NCRW hosts an expert roundtable on the afternoon of its Awards Dinner. This year’s program Women 2012:...
At a stellar gathering of leaders from business, philanthropy, government, and non-profits, the National Council for Research on Women will kick off...

News

  • April 25, 2012

    Karin Kamp asks  "Is there an upside to the so-called 'war on women'? Could it be mobilizing a new generation of women leaders?" She interviews some prominent women representing the interests of other women to find out.

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  • April 23, 2012

    Shari Graydon ofr Informed Opinions, a Canadian initiative to build women’s leadership through media engagement, discusses the Alberta election between two female candidates for Premier, Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith and the Conservatives...


  • April 23, 2012

    Publishers Weekly roundup of the status of feminish publishers. 


  • April 23, 2012

    Two female lawmakers,  Representative Carolyn B. Maloney, Democrat of New York, and Senator Susan Collins, Republican of Maine, said Sunday that the dearth of women Secret Service agents might have contributed to the scandal linking agency...


  • April 20, 2012

    An Huffington Post analysis of the films competing at the 2012 Cannes festival finds that none of the 23 movies eligible for awards like the prestigious Palme D'Or were directed by women. And just two of the films chosen for the "Un Certain...