Recruitment for the 2016-2017 Fellows Program is currently underway. The Fellows Program is the Leadership Foundation’s flagship executive development initiative designed to equip high-potential women leaders from around the world with the unique skills, understanding and inspiration they need to succeed at the highest levels of business, government and society.
New York Women’s Forum member Sue Townsen’s article in the Huffington Post yesterday examines proven strategies that are effective in developing, retaining and advancing women leaders in the workplace. Townsen cited the example of KPMG’s Women’s Advisory Board (WAB) – an in-company network focused on women’s advancement – which has
Claudia Patton of IWF Georgia recently published an article on LinkedIn discussing the importance of experiential rewards as an incentive for staff. One example of such an incentive mentioned in the article – from Edelman’s global partnership with the International Women’s Forum – are delegations of top-performing women from each
Twenty-three members of the International Women’s Forum Washington D.C. are named in Washingtonian Magazine’s annual list of more than 100 of Washington’s most powerful women. Congratulations, Shaza Andersen, Dawn Sweeney, Cathy Lanier, Ambassador Alia Hatoug Bouran, Teresa Carlson, Pamela Bailey, Tammy Haddad, Ris Lacoste, Susan Neely, Linda Rabbitt, Deborah Ratner
Emma Bonino of IWF Italy recently received the Fred Cuny Award from the International Crisis Group. Emma Bonino is the Former European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and former Italian Minister. The International Crisis Group is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization committed to preventing and resolving deadly conflict. Bonino is a
Dede Bartlett, a past President of the New York Women’s Forum and chair of the Jim and Dede Bartlett Foundation, visited Carlow University in Pittsburgh, PA this week as a featured speaker delivering sixteen lectures to students over the course of this week on a range of subjects such as
The New York Women’s Forum will host the third biennial “Breakfast of Corporate Champions” on Thursday November 19th at Cipriani on 42nd Street. The Breakfast of Corporate Champions is chaired by Co-CEO of Chadick Ellig, Janice Ellig, and “will salute companies leading the way to gender balance on corporate boards.”