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Gloria Feldt wants gender parity in leadership roles by 2025

By Nisha Chittal

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. Current course registration is closed. Interested in getting advance notice for the next time this course is taught? Send us a message and we'll keep you posted.



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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