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

  • March 17, 2010

    A message to all those confident young American women from pioneering feminist Gloria Steinem: For all the advances in women's rights in the past 40 years, equality remains a distant hope....


  • March 16, 2010

    A judge in Sierra Leone has ruled for the first time that a woman's bid to become a paramount chief is lawful.  Women's rights activists hailed the ruling as a landmark decision and vowed to fight similar bans in other regions.


  • March 16, 2010

    Egypt's Constitutional Court backed the right of women judges to sit on the bench in the state's administrative courts, despite opposition from conservatives.

    The ruling follows a dispute within the State Council, the top administrative...


  • March 15, 2010

    Deutsche Telekom, Europe’s largest telecommunications company...


  • March 12, 2010

    During the 2008 presidential election campaign, then-Senator Hillary Clinton almost shattered the nation's ultimate glass ceiling. After her defeat, she thanked her supporters for putting 18 million cracks into that ceiling.

    Now, as secretary of...