In 15 years, you can grow from being a pre-schooler to earning a masters degree. In 15 years, you can possibly pay off a mortgage. In 15 years, you can move from an intern to being a leader in your organization. Yet in 15 years, women of color have held the same percentage of leadersh
International Women’s Day is 108 years old this year, with a rich history of participation across the globe, including activities, events and keynotes in the U.S. celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of all women. With much more to come. Knowing your h
In her latest critically acclaimed, bestselling book, Hunger, journalist, academic and social critic Roxane Gay writes soulfully about how her size is inextricably connected to her work in a very public way. “There is no hiding the truth of me. Often there is video, then my truth, my
The push is on: From the White House to the National Girls Collaborative Project people are working toward more gender parity in STEM fields. However, recent studies suggest that it’s not enough to encourage girls and women to go into STEM fields. STEM workplaces need to treat them fa
At Take The Lead, we work from a solutions mindset to support women in taking their fair share of leadership positions across the board by 2025. Real solutions thinking is not about ignoring problems or selling people on shiny ideas; it’s about highlighting what’s working (e.g., new i
The firing of Jill Abramson from her position as Executive Editor of The New York Times once again focuses the spotlight on the treatment of strong, high-ranking women managers. Arthur Sulzberger, Jr. , the Times’ publisher, issued a statement claiming that Abramson’s removal had noth
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.