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
March 8 marked the 107th International Women’s Day at time when women’s voices are being raised more prominently than ever to say, “We are here and we expect equality.” This year’s theme was #PressforProgress. Happy #IWD – it’s a great time to gather up
How will you mark International Women’s Day? We suggest spending March 8 and all week celebrating women’s economic, political, cultural and societal contributions globally by seeing where we are, where we need to go and determining how you can take the lead to get there.
Sometimes it has to rain torrentially before you decide you need an umbrella. For thousands of women leaders in this country, the recent election is the rainstorm that has prompted a decision and become the tipping point to take action and run for office on all levels of involvement a
In the time it takes for a child to move from prekindergarten to her college graduation—14 years—the planet will have achieved gender equity. That is the sincere hope and the theme for this year’s International Women’s Day at United Nations Women. “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step it Up For
In life we all have many titles, whether they be student, employee, friend, child. Society tends to judge us based on the titles we hold. If you’re the CEO, it’s assumed you’re living a life where you’re well off and you don’t have a care in the world. If you have a low-income job it’
It was an offer I couldn’t refuse–an invitation from the nonprofit organization 2020 Women on Boards to a reception at the New York Stock Exchange on the eve of International Women’s Day (IWD). I couldn’t resist the juicy historic juxtaposition: a 2014 IWD event in the financia
I know that most people believe that simply because it is 2014 that the gender bias is nonexistent. Well, that’s not the case. Though I’m fortunate enough to live in America, where equal opportunities are encouraged, it doesn’t necessarily mean everyone agrees. I would bet that just
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.