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Women currently make up 15 percent of corporate management, 16 percent of law partners, and less than 3 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs. NCRW and its partners are working to improve these numbers as they work toward a critical mass, often viewed as 30 percent representation, across sectors to benefit the economy and society through women’s talents and perspectives. Without sufficient numbers, women’s ideas, views and analyses risk being marginalized or perceived as representing a narrow minority. With greater access to opportunities and positions of influence, the likelihood of acceptance and professional success for women and people of color increases.

Re:Gender Resources

  • ACTION BRIEF: The Gender Equality Project

  • ACTION BRIEF: WOMEN AND MONEY

  • Robin Ely: Drilling in the Gulf - Risk, Safety, and the Culture of Masculinity
    Presentation: Drilling in the Gulf:  Risk, Safety, and the Culture of MasculinityRobin J. Ely...

  • 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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By Londa Schiebinger and Lori Nishiura MackenzieORIGINALLY POSTED MAY 23, 2010 ON THE HUFFINGTON POSTThe Telegraph picked up a recently...
By Jacqueline Mumbey*Last week, NCRW held a two-day corporate leadership summit (April 27-28) at Time Warner. It was an inspiring series of...
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...
The founding president of the National Council for Research on Women, Mariam Chamberlain, just turned 92. Gwendolyn Beetham, a former NCRW staff...
Watch remarks from Kiran Chetry, Eve Ensler, and Melanne Verveer, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues:Click here to view more videos.

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