Leadership in Civil Society


The National Council for Research on Women invites you to nominate candidates for its annual Member Center Awards that honor excellence in our network. These awards include: the Member Center Lifetime Achievement Award, the Advocacy Award, the Research and Scholarship Award, the Emerging Center Award, and the Diversity and Inclusion Award.    


Pathways to (Non)Profit

By Tunisia L. Riley

On June 23, The National Council for Research on Women’s Emerging Leaders Network and the Girl Scouts of the USA presented “Pathways to (Non)Profit.” This powerhouse panel included women who made the transition from corporate to non-profit careers and others who made their entire career in non-profit sector.

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Getting to where you want to be in (non)profit

Navigating a career through the nonprofit sector may not be as easy as most people imagine. Once you decide to forgo the monetary bottom line to work for a specific cause or organization, you would think that doors would immediately open for you, and opportunities allowing you to work on behalf of the ‘greater good’ would be plentiful. Wrong. The nonprofit sector is just as competitive as the for-profit sector, with many individuals transitioning between for-profit and nonprofit work.

What are some of the pathways through and into the nonprofit sector and how can they be successfully navigated?

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The L Life Book Party NYC

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Women's eNews Hosts "The L Life" Book Party in NYC 

June 22 - 6pm-8pm

Women's eNews HQ 6 Barclay St., 6th floor, New York




One Victory in an On-going Battle

On September 6th, Jill Abramson will move into the Executive Editor position at The New York Times, becoming the first woman to ever hold the title in the paper’s 160-year existence. Ms. Abramson’s promotion marks a great victory in the on-going battle for advancing women’s leadership in the media. This is welcome news considering that male experts outnumber female experts 9-to-1 in news media reporting and women represent only 29% of newspaper executives.

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A Promising Economic Strategy: More Women in Leadership Positions


Date: June 13, 2011
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
220 Fifth Avenue, 5th Floor
New York NY 10001


Join Demos, the National Council for Research on Women, The White House Project, New York Women's Agenda, and NOW-NYC to discuss strategies for advancing women into leadership positions. Panelists will examine how and why the US is lagging behind other countries, what strategies can make a difference, and why and how some international and business groups are pressing for change.
Linda Tarr-Whelan - Distinguished Senior Fellow, Demos

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