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The Movement Blog

5 Women Who Lead Authentically, On Purpose, Every Day

“Authenticity” is an overused word for a pretty interesting and important idea. For most of us, it only starts to feel exciting when we see it in practice. Authenticity isn’t just an idea then. It’s something we do. And it’s something we better understand if we want to follow thr
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The Take the Lead Circle takes on Networking

Kaitlin Rattigan and I recently led a Circle Chat on networking in the Take the Lead Circle, and we had a dynamic discussion that I’d love to share. We posed four different question on networking throughout the chat and elaborated on each as a group. For the first question
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Best Co-ed Colleges for Women

This fall, an estimated 12 million women will enroll in college. The number of women students surpassed men in 1980, and the gap has been widening ever since. Since 2011, more working women have held college degrees than working men. Women now hold more advanced degrees than men.
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Closing the equal-pay gap, one woman at a time

Happy Equal Pay Day! Seriously, there is such a thing as equal pay day, and it’s today, April 8. What’s going on with equal pay anyway? Isn’t it a thing of the past since women have achieved relative parity in the workforce? Well, no. Despite the fact that women make up half the
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