Research and Publications on Women's Leadership

Mar 20, 2017

Leaders are born; yet many born female in rural parts of sub-Saharan Africa go unrecognized largely because, from day one, women and girls face a political, cultural and social environment that inhibits their development into well-equipped female leaders.

Mar 15, 2017

"It is our pleasure to announce the publication of the literature review Strengthening Women's Civic and Political Participation: A Synthesis of Scholarly Literature, prepared by a multi-disciplinary group of graduate students and faculty at Wayne State University, led by PI Sharon Lean. This literature review synthesizes scholarship from diverse academic disciplines."

Mar 08, 2017

The Wilson Center Middle East Program

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2017, the Middle East Program, the Global Women’s Leadership Initiative, and Women in Public Service Project at the Wilson Center collected essays from 33 women in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, the United States, and elsewhere to mark the occasion.

Jan 31, 2017

An inside look into why Millennials are rejecting careers in politics, and what this means for the future of America's political system.

Jan 17, 2017

The Female Quotient

The Female Quotient has created The Modern Guide to Equality to accelerate the change in the workplace we want. Together with partners, Atlantic Media Strategies and Catalyst, the guide addresses the problem holistically, combining generational insights, workplace trends and interviews with industry leaders to develop a toolkit and corporate workshops with next-step actions for change.

Jan 01, 2017

Egon  Zehnder  has  a  long-standing  commitment to advancing gender diversity, but this year’s Leaders & Daughters Global Survey is a first for them.