Leadership in Civil Society

From Turbulence to Transformation

By Kyla Bender-Baird

Yesterday, more than 300 audience members flocked to lower Manhattan to join dynamic experts exploring public/private partnerships, capitalizing the women’s movement, and nothing less than changing the world. Jacki Zehner, founder of the Circle Financial Group and former Goldman Sachs partner, led the charge, asking how to take hold of this transformative moment and push for gender equality. Jacki Zehner truly believes that with “greater gender equality, this world would be a better place.”

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Women’s Suffrage, Political Responsiveness and Child Survival in American History

Women’s choices appear to emphasize child welfare more than those of men. This paper presents new evidence on how suffrage rights for American women helped children to benefit from the scientific breakthroughs of the bacteriological revolution.


The Gannon Center and EVOKE present Half the Sky with Sheryl WuDunn


The 2010 Ann F. Baum Women and Leadership Speaker Series


Pondering the Bigelow Nomination in Larger Context

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Melissa Silverstein • February 8, 2010

Southern Strategy Study

Ms. Foundation work in US South. Study for W.K. Kellogg Foundation Women's Philanthropy and Poverty Cluster.

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The Way We Live Now: The Power of the Purse

18 August 2009

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