by Katherine Giscombe Have you ever thought about who influences societal change? Who is positioned to make lives better for Americans? Elected officials may come to mind. But when you think about the scope of responsibility and potential impact, one of the most powerful positions imaginable is...

Guisselle Nuñez Self-promotion is the action of promoting or publicizing oneself or one’s activities. Why do so many of us, women in particular, feel guilty or uncomfortable doing it? Or avoid it altogether? Self-promotion is both strategy and art. It requires self-awareness as well as knowledge of your...

by Gina Glantz Every election season, this term pops up in the media: women’s issues. Discussions of so-called women’s issues are where you find most women commentators, certainly many more than in discussions of economics and foreign policy, as if these topics were of no concern...

Diversity Insider: Ruchika Tulshyan I’m tired of hearing the oft-repeated wisdom: “women need to find mentors to ensure career success.” This is yet another step on the “fix women” ladder; women are constantly being told we should negotiate better, take greater risks, and “lean in” to...

FRESH INSIGHT: TrishCotter Many STEM advocates believe that the exposure needs to start with very young girls. A recent study by the Girl Scout Research Institute reports that American teenage girls are fascinated with the STEM subjects of science, technology, engineering, and math. According to the study, about...

In today’s workplace, allyship is a cornerstone of inclusive leadership practice. Dr. Dnika J. Travis As I reread the pathbreaking book Our Separate Ways by Dr. Ella Bell and Dr. Stella Nkomo, I am inspired by some central questions: How can women advocate for and make change as...

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