“Men, you have no idea how much happier you’d be in a world 50% designed by women.” –Cindy Gallop Cindy Gallop is pursuing two lifelong missions: to redesign the way we think about business and to revolutionize the way we think about sex. This past Tuesday, I interviewed Cindy Gallop,
On Wednesday I had the great privilege of attending the Make Progress National Summit 2013 hosted by Generation Progress in Washington DC. One of the last plenary sessions at the conference was entitled “A Conversation On Women Changing Politics.” So, basically embodying the entire re
We were the first generation of youth to stage a takeover of the United Nations Headquarters. We were the first to demand the universal right to education on a world stage. On July 12th, or Malala Day, a delegation of over 500 youth from over 75 nations gathered at the United Nations
Are you a woman who wants to be a mother but not at the cost of her career? Have you even been told that it is ok to wait until after you have an established career to begin the journey of childbirth? Are you confused about the options you have as a woman when it comes to motherhood?
Physician, advocate, now Congressional candidate—she forges her own path. Last Monday, I had the privilege of interviewing Dr. Valerie Arkoosh, a fellow Philadelphian and a Democratic candidate for US Congress in Pennsylvania’s 13th district. Dr. Arkoosh is running for the seat vacate
Every once in a while, an article comes out about how “networking” is out and real relationship building is in (I’ve written a few myself). The best “networking” groups know this and operate from this principle. But it’s worth mentioning again and again if necessary, because it’
Gloria Steinem calls it her “girl gang;” author Suzanne Braun Levine refers to her “post fifty posse,” Gloria Feldt dubbed it “Sister Courage,” and Amy Siskind, founder of The New Agenda has created “National Girlfriends Networking Day.”
When we talk about “taking the lead,” we’re talking about doing everything we can to get women to half of the top leadership positions across the board—in government, business, media, you name it—because this is important and we know our society will be better off for it. We want to t
Meet Lorraine Fox, today’s guest post author and senior investment advisor at ClearRock Capital. Take The Lead does not give financial advice or endorse any particular approach, but we do think women’s financial literacy is one important key to women’s leadership parity. W
“Chaos should be regarded as extremely good news.” –Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche I don’t know anyone who enjoys chaos. Most of us don’t go seeking it out, we aren’t thrilled to encounter it. Even for those of us who have a track record of shaking things up (or who want very much to shake
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