All eyes have been on the Heartland as a group of college football players at the University of Missouri recently brought about significant change. If you haven’t followed these events, here’s a quick rundown. Dissatisfied with the university administrations longstanding lack of respo
Success is the sum of small efforts day in and day out. And when that success has the power to affect millions of lives, it’s bigger than any tangible reward. The NYS Women’s Equality Bill, which was passed in this year’s Legislative session, was formally signed to law this Wednesday
Rhea Beddoe, Lex Schroeder, and I had the pleasure of participating in SHE Summit earlier this month in New York. After two inspiring days, more than anything else we heard people saying they wanted help on what to do after the event. In the spirit of what we at Take The Lead call #po
To celebrate the launch of #25not95, a campaign to propel us to leadership parity in ten years, we asked leaders across all sectors to tell us: why is women’s leadership important? Their responses contain many promising avenues for how we can advocate powerfully for women’s leadership
Sure, a “science-themed gift” can be a little … geeky. And the assumption is that the latest gadget or doohickey is made by a guy — or “bro,” to use the parlance of Silicon Valley. But who says so? This holiday season, The Story Exchange wants to hear from all you science-loving ladie
About 91,730 women will be diagnosed with gynecological cancer this year and about 30,000 of them will die from the disease, according to estimates by the American Cancer Society. However, early detection can save one’s life, so it’s imperative for every women to know what the beginni
This year I had the immense pleasure of attending the Pennsylvania Conference for Women. And I wanted to share with you four of my personal highlights and takeaways from the day. 1. Millennial women face different challenges when it comes to work/life balance. I attended a panel on Ac
Ever feel like everybody is trying to “fix” women? Constantly trying to make women into better versions of themselves or something else entirely? I didn’t until a few older colleagues pointed this out to me. “Notice how it’s the women who always seem to be the problem. Even when the i
I recently had my Broadway debut and got to tell the world about Take The Lead. No, seriously, check out this video of Feminomics interviewing me and Susan Arnot Heaney at the Women Leadership Summit just after we had both spoken on a panel smack in the middle of Times Square.
When I was 15, I had my first lesson in the power of working together to make systemic change. I attended high school in Stamford, a small Texas town with only two places teens could gather for hamburgers and hanging out. One, Son’s City Pig had indoor space where we went to chat and
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