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.


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!



The Movement Blog

There’s a Conversation Brewing About Power that Needs #MoreVoices

One of the best pieces of career/organizing advice I ever got is this: “You’re never going to convince anybody about anything. Work with the already convinced or semi-convinced.” I try to keep this in mind. I also keep in mind one of my values that we must work with people we don
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Are You Making Career Decisions Harder Than They Need to Be?

Some problems are really difficult to untangle. The complexity of global supply chains and ending sweatshop labor, for example. Or how to solve the problem of voter suppression. How to fund things that need funding while including the voices and opinions of the people we aim to “
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Voting Power 2014

When Shirley Chisholm broke both racial and gender barriers to become the first Black woman elected to Congress in 1968 and later the first Black woman to run for U. S. president, she leapfrogged over more barriers to power than any woman considering a run today can even imagine.
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