LATEST CLIP FROM UVA WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE, November 13, 2017

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HUFFPOST:  Bottom Line Up Front:  Women Key to Economic Growth

HUFFPOST: Bottom Line Up Front: Women Key to Economic Growth

To their detriment, the world’s economies don’t fully utilize women’s talents and skills to drive economic growth and create jobs.  If women participated in the labor force at the same rate as men, global GDP could increase from $12 to $28 trillion by 2025.  To...

HUFFPOST BOOK REVIEW: Maid in India – All in a Day’s Work

HUFFPOST BOOK REVIEW: Maid in India – All in a Day’s Work

In July, I read the Washington Post article about 150 maids who rioted at the Mahagun Moderna apartment complex in Noida, outside Delhi, India.  These workers stormed the complex because they believed a maid had been beaten and held captive overnight by her employers...

From CEO Magazine — Leading the World: Global Female Leaders

From CEO Magazine, here's a great recap of the vibrant discussion that occurred at the Global Female Leaders Summit in Berlin.  Again, so wonderful to be a part of this event, and the conversation, and to be quoted in the article.                  ...

Dear Tim Cook – Child Care?

Dear Tim Cook, We’ve never met. I am a partner at Smash Strategies, a firm focused on advancing progress for women and girls. I recently left the U.S. Department of State, where I served in the Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues. I read your recent interview...

Q&A Angelic Young: Women Fundamental to Peace & Conflict Resolution

Over fifty percent of peace agreements fail within 5 years. But when women participate, agreements last anywhere from two to 15 years longer. Planning for women’s substantive engagement is fundamental to conflict resolution, mitigation and prevention. National Action...

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