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Edition 112: 50/50 Day and Take The Lead Move to Fairness
See what drives this filmmaker and innovator who is organizing a massive global effort to achieve gender balance in power.
Edition 112: 50/50 Day and Take The Lead Move to Fairness
Edition 111: 5/2/17: What Can You Do For Your Career In 100 Days?
Edition 110: 4/25/17: Pregnant While Working: Did Serena Do Working Moms A Favor?
Edition 109b: 4/18/17: Be Nice: What “Feud” Teaches About Competing With Women At Work
Edition 109: 4/11/17: I Give It A 5: What “Dancing With The Stars” Teaches Women Leaders About Criticism
Edition 108: 4/4/17: Equal Pay Day: The Power To Ask & Close The Gap Is Yours
Edition 107: 3/28/17: Run For Your Life: How To Get More Women Going For Elected Office
Edition 106: 3/21/17: Through The Fire: A Grandmothers’ Lessons in Leadership
Edition 105: 3/14/17: Victim or Heroine? Lessons from Belle in Beauty & The Beast
Edition 104: 3/7/17: #BeBoldForChange: Paint a Picture of Parity for International Women’s Day
Edition 103: 2/28/17: Lucky Strike: Action To Take After A Day Without A Woman
Edition 102: 2/21/17: Happy 3rd Anniversary To Take The Lead On A Mission
Edition 101: 2/14/17: For Valentine’s Day: Love Yourself By Employing Mindfulness at Work
Edition 100: 2/7/17: Happy 100th Newsletter: Celebrating 100 Editions With A New Action Launch
Edition 99, 1/31/17: Women Are No Longer Hidden Figures in STEM
Edition 98, 1/24/17: Marching Into Action: 3 Lessons To Make The March Worthwhile
Edition 97, 1/17/17: What “LaLa Land” Teaches Us About Career Dreams
Edition 96, 1/10/17: Gender Fairness Equals Addressing LGBTQ Issues Fairly At Work
Edition 95, 1/3/17: Start 2017 Right: Ask For Raise You Deserve
Edition 94, 12/27/16: Give and Let Give: Women Philanthropists Change The World
Edition 92, 12/13/16: Holiday, Celebrate: Do Parties, Gifts and The Workplace Mix?
Edition 91, 12/6/16: Carpe Chaos: Creating A Culture of Inclusion in Leadership
Edition 90, 11/29/16: Invest In Her: Women Investing In Women’s Businesses
Edition 89, 11/22/16: Thanks For That: 5 Reasons For Women Leaders To Be Grateful
Edition 87, 11/8/16: One In A Million: Stand Out In A Search and On Your Career Path
Edition 86, 11/1/16: On The Bias: Strategies For Women in Leadership To Manage It
Edition 85, 10/25/16: Dr. No? Changing The Images of Women Professional Leaders
Edition 84, 10/18/16: Is Paid Leave The Answer For Working Moms?
Edition 83, 10/11/16: Winner Take All: Do Awards Matter To Your Career?
Edition 82, 10/4/16: Why You Reach The Glass Mezzanine Before The Glass Ceiling
Edition 81, 9/27/16: Change The Frame: From Having It All To Valuing Care
Edition 80, 9/20/16: Workplace Age Diversity Is A Plus
Edition 79, 9/13/16: The Give and Take: Making Feedback Fair to Women
Edition 78, 9/6/16: Why Your Personal Style At Work Matters
Edition 77, 8/30/16: Liar, Liar, Career in Flames: Strong Leaders Know Truth Works
Edition 76, 8/23/16: Equal Doesn’t Mean Equal on Women’s Equality Day
Edition 75, 8/16/16: Are You Tough Enough: On Women, Competition and Winning
Edition 74, 8/9/16: Why Ambition Without Apology is OK
Edition 73, 8/2/16: Loud and Clear: 20+ Ways To Improve Your Public Speaking
Edition 72, 7/26/16: Women in Blue: Will More Women in Law Enforcement Force Change?
Edition 71, 7/19/16: Who Runs The World? Women Leaders Take Reins Globally
Edition 70, 7/12/16: What Can You Do About Workplace Sexual Harassment?
Edition 69, 7/5/16: Does Office Space Affect How Women Work? Take A Break
Edition 68, 6/28/16: Are You A Work Martyr? Take A Break
Edition 67, 6/21/16: Get On Board: Why Including More Women At Top Is Critical
Edition 66, 6/14/16: What’s In A Name? Should You Change Yours on Your CV?
Edition 65, 6/7/16: Do We Need Women To Head Women’s Brands for Women’s Products?
Edition 64, 5/31/16: Buzz Her Out of Here: When Your Boss is A Queen Bee
Edition 63, 5/24/16: Solid Advice For All From Top Women Leaders
Edition 62, 5/17/16: Power Up: How To Redfine Power for Women Leaders
Edition 61, 5/10/16: Do You Think I’m Sexist? Why Ad Agencies Not Changing Fast Enough
Edition 60, 5/3/16: Wait, Wait! Why Delaying Motherhood Can Help Your Career
Edition 59, 4/26/16: Scrub A Dub: Why Cleaning Up Your Online Profile Is A Must
Edition 58, 4/19/16: Just Add Women: Why A Company Makeover Needs To Include Us
Edition 57, 4/12/2016: Why We Need Men to Rally For Equal Pay
Edition 56, 4/5/2016: Time To Score for Pay Equity Day for Women
Edition 55, 3/29/2016: The Good, The Bad, The Global: Why We Need Women Leaders Worldwide
Edition 54, 3/22/2016: Mommy As Dearest Employee and Leader: Why Working Mothers Smash Women Stereotypes
Edition 53, 3/15/2016: Busting with Confidence: Why Women Leaders Need More in the C-Suite
Edition 52, 3/8/2016: Faster, Faster: International Women’s Day Aim Is Global Women Pay Equity
Edition 51, 3/1/2016: March Comes In Like a Lioness
Edition 50, 2/23/2016: Define Your Brand
Edition 49, 2/16/2016: A Better Bottom Line: More Women At Top Leads to More Profits
Edition 48, 2/9/2016: Choose Her: Boardlist Taking Names for the Big Table
Edition 47, 2/2/2016: 30 Women Making More than a Best-Dressed List
Edition 46, 1/27/2016: Women (present or not) Dominate the Conversation at Davos
Edition 45, 1/20/2016: Mars Might Beat Earth to Leadership Parity
Edition 44, 1/13/2016: 4 Signs We’re Nearing a Turning Point
Edition 43, 1/5/2016: Happy New Year from Take The Lead!
Year in Review, 12/29/15: What a Year for Women! Our Top 10 Stories of 2015
Edition 41, 12/16/15: A 29-Year Wait Is Over
Edition 40, 12/9/15: Military Women Lace Up Their Combat Boots
Edition 39, 12/2/15: How One Baby Is Changing the World
Thanksgiving Edition, 11/24/15: Happy Thanksgiving from Take The Lead
Edition 38, 11/17/2015: How Women’s Leadership Can Help a Hurting World
Edition 37, 11/11/2015: We’re Not Kidding: We’re Moving to Canada
Edition 36, 11/4/2015: Leadership Parity by 2030 (or even 2025)? Here’s How It Could Happen
Edition 35, 10/27/2015: Leadership Parity by 2030 (or even 2025)? Here’s How It Could Happen
Edition 34, 10/20/2015: Women Show Female Politicians the Money
Edition 33, 10/13/2015: Maybe Good Men Aren’t So Hard to Find
Edition 32, 10/7/2015: If You Read One Study This Year, Make It This One
Edition 31, 9/29/2015: Anne-Marie Slaughter Takes On the Whole System
Edition 30, 9/22/2015: Why Google Isn’t Helping the Wage Gap
Edition 29, 9/15/2015: But Seriously: How Could You Ignore Meryl Streep?
Edition 28, 9/8/2015: Welcome to the Great Maternity Leave Debate: Round 2
Edition 27, 9/1/2015: Have You Heard the News About Japan?
Edition 26, 8/11/2015: That’s So Donald
Edition 25, 8/4/2015: Meet the New Feminist Site on the Block
Edition 24, 7/28/2015: The Catfight That Was Actually a Serious Conversation
Edition 23, 7/22/2015: The Tech Version of “Binders Full of Women”
Edition 22, 7/14/2015: Why It’s Good to Be the Queen (or CEO)
Edition 21, 7/7/2015: The Landmark Legislation No One’s Talking About
Edition 20, 6/30/2015: The U.S. Is Number One in This Ranking
Edition 19, 6/23/2015: Taylor Swift’s Epic Power Play
Edition 18, 6/16/2015: Another Myth About Women Bites the Dust
Edition 17, 6/9/2015: Proof You Should Hire More Experienced Women
Edition 16, 6/2/2015: And the Most Powerful Woman in the World Is…
Edition 15, 5/27/2015: These Two Years Make All the Difference
Edition 14, 5/19/2015: An Idea Only Michael Scott Could Love
Edition 13, 5/12/2015: Can We Get a Standing O for John Oliver?
Edition 12, 5/5/2015: Stacey Dash, Listen to Pope Francis
Edition 11, 4/28/2015: The Financial Services Industry Leans In
Edition 10, 4/21/2015: What Do the TIME 100 Women Have In Common?
Edition 9, 4/14/2015: Let’s Take Action On #EqualPayDay
Edition 8, 4/7/2015: More Women Is Better – It’s Science!
Edition 7, 3/31/2015: A Double Dose of Landmark Rulings
Edition 6, 3/24/2015: Don’t Manterrupt a Woman While Talking About Diversity
Edition 5, 3/17/2015: Good News for Florida
Edition 4, 3/10/2015: Hashtags for Progress
Edition 3, 3/3/2015: The Wage Gap Is Real
Edition 2, 2/24/2015: A Feminism-Filled Oscars
Edition 1, 2/17/2015: Let’s Get a Woman to Host the Daily Show