News & Insights about Closing the Leadership Gender Gap

Engaging & Retaining Black Female Talent...

How to Mix & Serve the Perfect Corporate Cocktail Many a career-impacting conversation has happened over a great drink. Not with any intent of impropriety – simply away from the confines of cubicles and conference calls. So, as a Black professional woman with years of earned and discerned corporate experience, I’d like to share some tips on how to build a better “corporate cocktail” for Black women like myself* who want a career they can sip and savor without the anguish of a 30-year hangover.   
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In Case You Missed It: January 2020 Edition

On a timely basis we curate fabulous articles about closing the leadership gender gap on our Facebook page, LinkedIn Leading Women group and company page, and also Tweet them out.  We then share the the best of the best here on our blog! 
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Leading Women Experts Share Their Favorite Mentoring Moments

In honor of National Mentoring Month, we asked a few of our own Leading Women experts to share a favorite mentoring moment. Not surprisingly, they confirmed what we’ve known all along, that when women learn business, strategic and financial acumen, they thrive. If you don’t currently have a mentor, January is a great month to find one. #NaMeMo
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2019 Top 10 Most Read Leading Women Blogs - In Case You Missed It

"Sounds Like a TED Talk" This guest blog post comes from our friend and Leading Women alumna Victoria Waterman at Girls Inc. of Worcester. Be sure to watch her TEDxNatick talk and share it.  Read ON! It started when I reached out to Susan Coluntuono to learn more about her research on confidence and how it fit into “The Missing 33%”.  As we knew from our work with leaders at every level, the lack of confidence was a significant contributor to holding women back in the workforce. As the former president of Leading Women Massachusetts, I have seen how this impacts women spanning all ages, socio-economic backgrounds, and industries.  Paying it forward and preparing girls to get ahead of potential barriers when they enter the workforce has become my personal mission. And Susan replied, “Sounds like a TED Talk to me.”  Read ON! 
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Happy Holidays from the Team @ Leading Women

During the 2019 Holiday season, in lieu of sending gifts, Leading Women has a long standing tradition of making donations to local and national organizations that support women & girls. This year we proudly support:
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New Decade Brings Exciting Opportunities for Growth

Leading Women CEO to retire, new CEO & President announced Leading Women today announced that Susan Colantuono, the company’s founder and CEO, will retire effective December 31, 2019. Kelly Lockwood Primus, currently President & COO, will become CEO & President as the company embarks on a new decade of shaping the future of workplace dynamics by advocating women’s advancement, and engaging male allies to bring gender balance to leadership.
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In Case You Missed It: November 2019 Edition

On a timely basis we curate fabulous articles about closing the leadership gender gap on our Facebook page, LinkedIn Leading Women group and company page, and also Tweet them out.  We then share the the best of the best here on our blog! 
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Invigorate Your Conference!

Leading Women Announces Launch of Conference Services Division and Introduces #ConferenceInABox BOSTON, Oct. 22, 2019-- Leading Women, a distinguished global consulting firm noted for championing workplace culture transformation and promoting Gender Balance in corporate leadership, announces today the launch of its Conference Services Division, and its first ever #ConferenceInABox content offering for large and small scale events. Leading Women's innovative research-based solutions, which revolutionized Women's Leadership Development programs by identifying The Missing 33%TM —and until now, were only accessible to select companies—are now available for delivery at leadership conferences globally through a  packaged offering of learning modules designed to inspire and engage.
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In Case You Missed It: June 2019 Edition

On a timely basis we curate fabulous articles about closing the leadership gender gap on our Facebook page, LinkedIn Leading Women group and company page, and also Tweet them out.  We then share the the best of the best here on our blog! 
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What is the Glass Cliff?

Today's blog post comes from our friend Meredith Wood over at Fundera.  Read ON!
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