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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

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. $550 early bird discount/$650 regular price.


The Movement Blog

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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How to Keep Women from Leadership Parity

I led a women’s executive leadership workshop on “Women, Power, and Authentic Leadership” recently. A business school professor presented just before me, so I arrived early to observe her segment. She’s a highly skilled communicator who presented terrific content. Her elegant att
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#LikeAGirl

Always Aims to Turn #LikeAGirl Into Positive Affirmation

Doing anything “like a girl” has long been a harsh yet common insult to girls and women. Think back to grade school P.E. class or recess – the term was probably thrown around too many a time during those lovely, enriching games of dodge ball or kickball. Always brand, owned by Pr
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The Necessity of Making a Movement Our Own

Just as I was getting tired of talking about the necessity of women’s leadership – ever have the same feeling? – 13 year old Mo’Né Davis showed up, threw a 70 mph fastball, and reminded me why I care. Women are people, she reminded me, just by virtue of being herself and being so
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