Spring Edition 2012

Greetings from the Chairwoman

Angie SherrellI am pleased to share with you the 2012 inaugural Newsletter from the National Women's Council. As the President of the Board I would like to say "welcome" to this edition of our quarterly newsletter. The National Women's Council is committed to making a significant impact on the social advancement of women by promoting economic empowerment, international women's rights, political equality, workplace equality, and women's health ...

Meg Selfe, a brilliant leader excelling in STEM

Meg ShelfeIn 2012, women in non-traditional roles are at still lacking in comparison to males, particularly in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). According to the Labor Department, less than 20% of all working women are in non-traditional sectors. But the biggest spike in non-traditional jobs has ...

Key to women entering the C-suite may just be a hero

Fiona MacFarlaneMale sponsors are corporate heroes when it comes to advancing women into leadership roles, a recent Ernst & Young paper shows. The business case for diversity in senior leadership has been proven repeatedly. Research published by Catalyst, the Harvard Business Review and Columbia University, among others, has demonstrated the quantifiable correlation between senior women, financial performance and organizational health. ...

Staying Alive: Maternal Mortality and U.S. Women

Dr. EstesMaternal mortality is often used as a measure of health and well being of women across the globe. In industrialized countries with lower levels of poverty, more accessible health care systems, and programs in place to support pregnant women, one can argue that the maternal mortality ratios (MMRatios) should be the lowest possible. ...


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March 2, 2012South Florida Women's ConferenceMiami, FL

March 8, 2012Women in Leadership SymposiumHouston, TX

March 9, 20123rd Annual Women In Leadership SymposiumMorristown, NJ

March 15, 2012Illinois Women's ConferenceChicago, IL

March 23, 2012(Mis)communicating with Asian Americans WebinarOnline

April 5, 2012Women In Leadership SymposiumDayton, OH

May 17, 2012Ohio Women's ConferenceCincinnati, OH

May 18, 2012Young Women's Leadership SymposiumSan Jose, CA