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Will the Pandemic Reshape Notions of Female Leadership?

You may have already heard stories of countries with women in leadership which have suffered six times fewer confirmed deaths from Covid-19 than countries with governments led by men. Could this mean an increase of female political leaders in the future?

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Celebrating Diversity By Recognizing Black Women Owned Businesses

In 2019, women of color opened more businesses than any other demographic, according to a report by BusinessWire. While Black female entrepreneurship is rapidly growing, they're historically underfunded.

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Q2 Message from the Chair

Check out the Q2 2020 Message from Chair Sandy Lee.

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The number of female CEOs in the Fortune 500 hits an all-time record

The number of women running America's largest corporations has hit a new high: 37 of the companies on this year's Fortune 500 are led by female CEOs.

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Why Women Are the Future of B2B Sales

Although women make up just over half of the college-educated workforce, they hold less than one third of B2B sales jobs. Yet, research shows that women salespeople often outperform men. Read about how the landscape will change after the pandemic.

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Challenges Faced By Women That Make Them More Vulnerable At Work

Hira Ali, author and Forbes contributor, shares her research discovery of internal barriers that women experience on their way to the top and the similarity of those faced by minorities.

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How becoming a mother made 11 CEOS, founders, and leaders better at their jobs

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it's clear that all of our lives have been altered. One group that has undoubtedly been affected is parents — specifically working parents, and, even more specifically, working mothers.

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Women's Leadership Myths

There is a constellation of reasons that work to explain why we have so few women leaders in political, corporate, public and social sector spaces. Add to this the limiting and/or erroneous beliefs that women themselves have about being a leader, which ca

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Why we need women’s leadership in the COVID-19 response

The social implications of a health pandemic disproportionately affect women more than men. Women comprise the majority of frontline healthcare workers globally, meaning that female representation is vital in tackling the coronavirus crisis.

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7 Leadership Lessons Men Can Learn from Women

Although there is a great deal of public interest in ensuring more women become leaders, thereby reversing their under-representation in the ranks of power, too many suggested solutions are founded on the misconception that women ought to emulate men.

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