Women's Leadership Initiative

Now available - a podcast discussion of the book "Women Lead the Way: Your Guide to Stepping Up to Leadership and Changing the World" with author Linda Tarr-Whelan.  This is part of the BWC's ongoing series of podcasts on books from the 2012 United Methodist Women Reading List....
05/14/2012
Audio
Does it go without saying that companies must adapt to these uncertain economic times if they are to survive? Clearly a return to business as usual is a recipe for a slow decline. Diversity of thinking is gaining prominence as a disruptive force to break through the status quo. So how is this...
03/23/2012
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  Women’s Rights and the Arab Spring Overview on the Middle East and North Africa Successful uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt in the last year have sparked movements against dictatorships across the Middle East, North Africa, and the Gulf region. These movements call for democratization, new...
11/02/2011
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Testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on International Operations and Organizations, Human Rights, Democracy and Global Women’s Issues  and The Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South Central Asian Affairs November 2, 2011 We are pleased to submit this...
11/02/2011
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WEBCAST: “Equality Means Business: Putting Principles into Practice Women’s Empowerment Principles One Year Later: Taking Stock, Sharing Lessons “ Download the Agenda This special event marks the first anniversary of the launch of the Women's Empowerment Principles — a set of seven steps...
03/08/2011
Video
Linda Tarr-Whelan, author of "Women Lead the Way," talks about the problem of gender inequality in leadership positions in government and business. Ms. Tarr-Whelan argues that within organizations full gender equality becomes possible as soon as women make up 30% of the leadership. She spoke about...
12/06/2010
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Linda Tarr-Whelan discusses her book with the AARP's Prime Time Radio AARP.org With the historic campaigns of women in the 2008 national election, the temptation is to crow, in the words of the old cigarette ad, "You've come a long way, baby."     After all, American women are the...
10/19/2010
Video
A few “first women” are making key decisions in high places but a few is not enough to have a significant impact. Changing what gets decided takes changing who makes the decisions. But with just 17% of Congressional seats and 14% of Fortune 500 board seats held by women, the leaders defining...
08/01/2009
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