On Thursday, June 7, The National Council for Research on Women convened the 2012 Leadership Summit, The Challenge and the Charge: Strategies for Retaining and Advancing Women of Color. The Summit brought together leading researchers, corporate executives, and diversity professionals to explore best practices, recommendations, and cutting-edge research in creating sustainable, profitable, diverse, and inclusive work environments.
NCRW’s network, including academic, nonprofit, philanthropic, business, and policy leaders, gathered to focus on the status of women’s leadership in multiple sectors. The conference identified best practices, as well as generated recommendations and next steps for advancing women's leadership across sectors. The Conference Agenda follows.