2017 Status Report: Vermont Women and Leadership

    This is the fourth in a series of reports published by Change The Story on topics related to women’s economic status. There are a number of important connections between women’s leadership in political, civic and professional spheres and women’s economic security. Perhaps most obvious is the fact that leadership …

FKG: Transforming the C-suite: Developing and Advancing Women Leaders

By: FORTUNE Knowledge Group Transforming the C-suite: Developing and Advancing Women Leaders This study examines gender parity in senior corporate leadership positions and provides six concrete recommendations for advancing gender diversity in the workplace. “It is broadly acknowledged that diversity improves financial performance and a majority of organizations have a formal gender …

4 Things You Can Do and 9 Data Points to Collect

4 Things You Can Do: 1. Prioritize gender balance on state boards and commissions, ad hoc committees and study groups. Eight states (three of them located in the Northeast) have chosen to prioritize gender balance on state boards and commissions through legislation. 2. Recognize and promote women business owners as critical players …

Sneak Preview of Vermont Women in Leadership

Sneak Preview of CTS’ 4th report: Vermont Women in Leadership Almost exactly a year ago, Change The Story VT released “Women, Work, and Wages in Vermont,” the first in a series of reports on the economic status of women. In March 2017, Change The Story will release a fourth report …

HBR: The Men Who Mentor Women

Source: Harvard Business Review, Dec. 7, 2016 By Anna Marie Valerio and Katina Sawyer “While women make up 51.5% of all managers, much fewer women rise to the C-suite. A survey of 25,000 Harvard Business School graduates found that although male and female graduates had similar levels of ambition, men were significantly more …

Someday: the long fight for a female president

A short film about the women who claimed a place in American politics. Source: Vox Updated by Joss Fongjoss@vox.com Nov 10, 2016, 5:30pm EST “In 1788, Thomas Jefferson wrote that American women shouldn’t “wrinkle their foreheads with politics.” A century and a half later, when Hillary Clinton was born, that …

Sheryl Sandberg on the Myth of the Catty Woman

“According to the queen bee theory, a female senior manager should have a more negative impact on the other women trying to climb into professional ranks. When strategy professors studied the top management of the Standard & Poor’s 1,500 companies over 20 years, they found something that seemed to support …

Visier Insights Report: Gender Equity & The Manager Divide

  The Manager Divide—an underrepresentation of women in manager positions—significantly contributes to the gender wage gap. Report Findings: · There is a pronounced dip in the percentage of women in the workforce between the ages of 25 and 40, the same age range in which women commonly have children · …