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.


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Gloria Feldt is no stranger to fighting for women’s rights – she has focused on helping women throughout her entire career. In 1974, she joined Planned Parenthood and worked her way up through the women’s health care organization before taking the helm as president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Federation of America in 1996. After holding that position for almost a decade, Feldt launched “Take The Lead,” an organization that wants to reach full gender parity in business leadership in America by 2025, by helping more women get into leadership positions.

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9 Practical Leadership Power Tools To Advance Your Career

9 power tools courseAre 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, and earn a certificate with this innovative, four-week program taught by Take The Lead President Gloria Feldt featuring nine practical women’s leadership “Power Tools.” Online. We are currently accepting pre-registrations to lock in the early bird rate. Register here.

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!

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What’s Your Story? People Are Telling It, Even If You’re Not

People tell stories about you all the time. When they recommend you for jobs, for blind dates, for community/school/religious group leadership opportunities. In them, you’re almost always totally indistinguishable from Beyoncé. Kidding. I have no idea what people are saying about
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NFL Hires First Woman Referee

The NFL announced on Thursday that Sarah Thomas will become the first full-time female referee in league history. The 41-year-old Thomas officiated some NFL team minicamps last year, and was also the first woman to officiate a college bowl game in 2009. She will be working as a l
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Why We’ll Be Talking About Hillary a Lot, and Why You Should Join Us

It’s official: Hillary Clinton is running for President of the United States. She announced her candidacy on Sunday via a video posted to her website. Her decision to enter the 2016 presidential race wasn’t exactly a shocker—despite years of “maybe I will, maybe I won’t” statemen
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