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Mission: TAKE THE LEAD prepares, develops, inspires and propels women to take their fair and equal share of leadership positions across all sectors by 2025. It’s today’s women’s movement — a unique catalyst for women to embrace power and reach leadership parity.


Close the Gap App™

The Close the Gap App™ is an online interactive tool developed by Take The Lead and She Negotiates to help you get from where you are to where you want to be. Whether you intend to move into management, get a raise or investor,  run the PTA or run for office, the Gap App takes your education, skills, and experience and helps you determine then negotiate the next steps on your career path. After completing the app, you can join Take the Lead’s community of women on Mightybell. If you are ready to kickstart your career or business, then get started today!




9 Practical Leadership Power Tools To Advance Your Career

womanAre you considering your next career move? Want to advance faster in leadership or compensation? Puzzled by power politics in the office? Accelerate your career and uptick your leadership skills with this innovative, four-week program developed by Take The Lead President Gloria Feldt featuring nine practical women’s leadership “Power Tools.” Online. Beginning September 30th. $550 early bird discount/$650 regular price.

Click here for more course information.

The Movement Blog

Misty Copeland

Misty Copeland proves herself more than equal in the dance world

Many people did not know the wonderful ballerina Misty Copeland until her debut in the first commercial released for Under Armour’s “I Will What I Want” campaign. It begins with Copeland flexing her impressive array of muscles to stand en pointe as the voiceover of a young girl r
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4 Ways You Can Push for Parity This Women’s Equality Day

I was savoring my grilled salmon salad recently when my lunch partner’s casual comment made me drop my fork and get serious. “They’ve asked me to be board chair at the Brooklyn Museum, I’d be the first woman in their 100-year history. But I don’t know if I
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#WomensEqualityDay and How You Can Celebrate

Did you know that tomorrow is #WomensEqualityDay? Women’s Equality Day celebrates the ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920, which gave women in the U.S. the right to vote. This is indeed cause for celebration. But in this quest for leadership parity (especially if we are to
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Flourishing at Food Markets

During our most recent collaboration with The New York Times, we focused on women business owners at the helm of food-oriented ventures. (See “Why We Care About Female Chefs.”) The restaurant world some of them inhabit is anything but sweet, however. Women trying to work their wa
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