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Women in Power

Advance Women in the Workforce By Teaching Them to Lead

Sue Townsen | Posted 11.19.2016 | Business
Sue Townsen

Women leaders have taken corporations and other organizations to new heights, yet women represent too small a percentage of leaders overall. This implored us to ask: what challenges do ambitious women in the workplace often face and how do we move more women forward into leadership roles?

Never Underestimate Bernie

Judy Frankel | Posted 06.11.2016 | Politics
Judy Frankel

Will voters choose a president based on gender? Or on the issues?

5 Ways to Stop Bad Attitudes About Women in Power

Tabby Biddle | Posted 05.13.2016 | Women
Tabby Biddle

Do you ever wonder if you sometimes keep yourself small because you are afraid of your actual power? Do you ever wonder if you silence yourself and mute your opinion so that you will be "likeable" and not mistaken for a "bitch"? Do you ever wonder what it would be like to actually own your power?

7 Things America's First Female Presidential Candidate Can Teach You

Nicole Evelina | Posted 06.22.2015 | Women
Nicole Evelina

Nope, Hillary wasn't the first. Before her there was Victoria C. Woodhull. I hear you asking, "Victoria who?" Most people haven't ever heard of this 19th century female suffrage icon, but she was a revolutionary woman before her time. Here are seven things she can teach us about being strong, modern women.

Mujeres Líderes: Building Latina Political Power

Cristóbal Joshua Alex | Posted 05.27.2015 | Latino Voices
Cristóbal Joshua Alex

As we celebrate Women's History Month, we must acknowledge the great strides that women have achieved in politics. But if we are ever going to build Latina political power, Latina leaders need the same political encouragement and support that men oftentimes take for granted.

Find Out How These 10 Women Run the World

Posted 06.05.2015 | Women

Unless you live under a rock and have never heard the answer to Beyonce’s infamous, “Who run the world?!” question, we’ll tip you off to a lit...

Where Are the Women in the Corridors of Power?

Silvana Koch-Mehrin | Posted 03.24.2016 | Home
Silvana Koch-Mehrin

Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile, rightly stated: "When one woman is a leader, it changes her. When more women are leaders, it changes politics and policies."

The Trouble With Gender Quotas

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 09.28.2014 | Women
Dr. Peggy Drexler

What we know: Having women in the boardroom is a good thing. But are more women a better thing? That depends, of course, on how they get there.

Why the Lack of Women in Politics?

Paige DeRouin | Posted 06.16.2014 | College
Paige DeRouin

The main problem is that there are currently not many women holding significant positions, making it harder for young women to find role models.

Guilford College Board of Trustees to Choose First Female President In Its History

Victor M. Feraru | Posted 06.24.2014 | College
Victor M. Feraru

While Jane has some big shoes to fill, I think she is just the woman for the job.

Why the Lack of Women in Politics?

Paige DeRouin | Posted 06.23.2014 | Teen
Paige DeRouin

On the second night of the Women in the World Summit, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) spoke of the gridlock in Washington and what women bring to the table in United States politics.

A 2014 To-Do List for Women Who Would Like to See More Women in Charge

Mary Hughes | Posted 03.09.2014 | Women
Mary Hughes

American women have been stuck holding 15 to 20% of the top jobs across all sectors for over a decade now: Tired of hearing that statistic? In 2014, do something about it.

6 Easy Rules Christine Quinn Forgot

Rebecca Sive | Posted 11.13.2013 | New York
Rebecca Sive

Quinn's main challenge was to endorse policy positions that resonate because they really would change business as usual, even if they don't change everything one might wish changed. Had she done that, her campaign might have gone differently.

'Women's Voices Are Not Better Than Men's, They're Different'

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.01.2013 | Women

New York senator Kirsten Gillibrand really wants women to run for public office. In an essay for PolicyMic about ending sexual assault in the mili...

WATCH: Arianna Talks Women & Success

Posted 05.10.2013 | Women

Arianna appeared on 'Real Time with Bill Maher' on Friday. Discussing women's issues, she said that "women need to lead the way to redefine what succe...

Dear 2013 {A Letter and Some Suggestions}

Meredith Fineman | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics
Meredith Fineman

Hey there 2013. It's so nice to finally meet you. I've heard a lot about you from your predecessor, and I'm sorry I was so out of commission yesterday that I missed your actual first day in the office. I know you've got some big shoes to fill, but I'm excited to see what you're made of.

Celebrating Women of Worth

Susannah Meyer | Posted 02.17.2013 | Teen
Susannah Meyer

This night was about empowering women of all ages through service and advocacy, and an overwhelming feeling of compassion surrounded the environment as I walked in to the Hearst Tower last Thursday.

A Historic Election For Women

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 01.09.2013 | Women
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

This week saw a historic election for women, both on the ballot and at the ballot box. Women who run for office today will inspire more of our young women and girls to do so in the future, so we can one day get to 51 percent representation.

PHOTOS: Travels With Hillz

Foreign Policy | Posted 06.18.2012 | Women

She has been squarely in the public eye for two decades now, but it's been ages since Hillary Clinton was known for health care, headbands, and chocol...

Why Aren't There More Women in Leadership Positions?

Tabby Biddle | Posted 06.26.2012 | Impact
Tabby Biddle

When a woman honors the feminine within herself, she honors it around the world. This is the new path to leadership.

Where Are the Women?

Tom Allon | Posted 06.19.2012 | New York
Tom Allon

We need more women in the boardrooms, in positions of leadership and in the halls of Congress. Our laws need to be promulgated by smart men AND women and this should be an important priority.

Why People Are Terrified Of Successful Women

Forbes Woman | Posted 04.04.2012 | Women

Think. Who is the scariest woman you can conjure? Does she have snakes writhing from her head? Razor eyes and sharpened teeth? Or is she in practical ...

Dollars & Skills: Women Helping Afghan Women Beat the Taliban

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 05.15.2012 | Impact
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

Several thousand rural, mostly illiterate women are now income-producing entrepreneurs in Afghanistan. Once again, the power of women helping women has turned a war torn territory into a peaceful profit-maker.

WATCH: The 10 Most Powerful Women In The World

Posted 02.27.2012 | Home

From the German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the FLOTUS, we've chosen some heavy-hitters to make our list of the top 10 most-powerful women in the worl...

For Female CEOs - Is Work/Life Balance a Myth or Reality?

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 04.23.2012 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

It's still a sad commentary that today, in 2012, women are faced (much more so than men) with the issue of organizing their work life in the context of their home life.