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PREPARE. DEVELOP. INSPIRE. PROPEL.

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

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 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. $650


The Movement Blog

Power Is Not Just For the Old Boys Club

Are you confused by the power dynamics in your workplace? Do you absolutely dread conflict and avoid it at all costs? Are you happy in your industry but unhappy with how you are being treated in your workplace? It would be awesome if someone had a solution for you. Like a magic p
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Bryn Mawr Award

Take the Lead prepares and propels women to reach leadership parity. In reaching that goal, it’s important for all women from diverse cultures and ethnicities have equal opportunities to fill these spaces. But as Catalyst reports, only 4.8 percent of Fortune 500 CEO women h
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Women and the 3 C-Words (Not What You think)

Journalist Sheila Weller triggered the gossip machine with her new book The News Sorority: Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour—and the (ongoing, Imperfect, Complicated) Triumph of Women in TV News, when she reported on C-word #1: competition between the three female n
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Why Leaders Must Create a Culture Where It’s Safe to Air Insecurities, Make Mistakes, and Admit Failure

One of the most important things a leader can do is create a culture in which it’s safe to express doubts and fears, make mistakes, and admit failure.  Such a culture yields four powerful rewards. It encourages people to acknowledge rather than hide their vulnerabilities and allo
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