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Women's Leadership Resources

Gender Role Resources

Feminist Readings

Other Resources

  • race & gender equity

    Why Focus on Women's Leadership Development?

    1. The wage gap still exists.
    2. Women lag men in senior leadership roles.
    3. The United States trails other developed countries in the number of women in senior leadership.

    Read more about the need for women's leadership development.

    2014 Women's Leadership Outcomes

    • 94% of 2014 Moxie Conference survey respondents (92 of 101) responded that they learned skills to develop their leadership potential.
    • 88% (63 of 72) of 2014 Moxie Conference survey respondents indicated that they gained knowledge of structural barriers from the plenary address.
    • 89% (16 of 18) of the YWomen Lead 2013-14 cohort session evaluations strongly agreed or agreed that the session increased awareness and knowledge of gender bias in our society.