In addition to the events and membership organizations we sponsor, we also offer a wealth of resources related to the topic of women’s leadership. The information listed here serves to increase awareness, keep readers up to date on current topics concerning women in business and women’s leadership, and provide helpful tips and advice for women working in business and in leadership positions.
A Resource for Women in Computer Science
It is very clear that the representation of women in computer science, as with most STEM fields, is much lower than that of men.
Computer Science.org is part of a new initiative to form the next generation of engineers, developers, and network administrators, and we are striving to get more women involved.
For more information review: http://www.computerscience.org/resources/women-in-computer-science/
For business women interested in learning more about leadership.
Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership
Investigates, educates, and celebrates women entrepreneurial leaders of all kinds; provides high-impact educational programs; creates powerful collaborations; and funds and disseminates action research that impacts lives, enhances careers, and evolves organizations.
Athena Center for Leadership Studies
A center dedicated to the advancement of women leaders who are visionary, bold, courageous, resilient, and globally aware—women who embrace diversity and are determined to make the world a better place.
Center for Women and Business
Dedicated to supporting, retaining, and advancing women in business; addresses challenges posed by a multicultural, multigenerational workplace in which women comprise an increasingly larger segment.
Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship
Provides opportunities for women to start, develop, and significantly grow their companies; offers programs for students that help them learn the skills needed to become either successful entrepreneurs or successful women in business.
Women’s Leadership Initiative
Promotes the development and advancement of women leaders; contributes to the social and economic progress of women by addressing their intellectual and practical needs, including building awareness and women’s skills to allow them to become better and more effective leaders.
A Guide to Women in Business
Women are a force to be reckoned with in the business world and the reach and influence of women in business is growing with every generation. They continue to break down the barriers that have kept past generations from joining and enjoying the workforce, but there are still many hurdles to overcome, including the right to equal pay and acceptable workplace standards of propriety and respect towards women in all industries. Take control of your career as a woman entrepreneur using the online resources provided below. Learn more, innovate more, and succeed more.
Center for Women’s Global Leadership
Strengthens and facilitates women’s leadership for human rights and social justice worldwide; envisions a world in which all people are equal and gender equality is systemically realized by the achievement of human rights for all.
UNC Kenan Flagler Business School
42 Resources for Women in Leadership and Business
For women, “having it all” once meant balancing the demands of family and career, motherhood and management, love and work.
Relevant resources for corporate boards.
A group of female and male advocates for more women in executive leadership and on corporate boards to improve corporate governance through diversity; formerly the Board of Directors Network
Women on Boards 2020
A movement established to increase participation of women on boards of directors
Free Management Library - All About Boards of Directors
Provides free advice to entrepreneurs on how to develop a board for their business
Resources that educate and drive enlightened entrepreneurship.
Women on Business
An award-winning site with news and information for women running successful businesses; strives to engage virtually today’s male and female business thought leaders
Empowers women entrepreneurs through education, inspiration, community, coaching, and connections,
Ladies Who Launch
New media company that provides resources and connections for women entrepreneurs
Information for women interested in learning more about finances.
Provides current articles on budgeting to help women take control of their finances
Blog dealing with how to stay financially fit
Organizations that provide general research, education, financial advice, board membership support, and other tools for women in business.
The leading nonprofit membership organization expanding opportunities for women and business
Atlanta Women’s Network
A progressive and focused network of women who stand together to mentor, advance, and support professional women in Atlanta
National Association of Women MBAs
Works to empower women in business
Women & Creativity
An annual month-long series of events that celebrates women’s creativity and entrepreneurship across the disciplines
Support for women juggling motherhood and professional careers; offers peer support, networking opportunities, and resources to help you thrive in both roles
For women working in, or interested in learning more about healthcare.
Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association
Works to further the advancement of women in healthcare worldwide
Print, television, film, and social media outlets to keep you informed.
Women’s Media Center
Ensuring women’s voices and stories are heard in the media through media advocacy campaigns, media monitoring, content creation, training, and more
WAM! (Women, Action & the Media)
Connects and supports media makers, activists, academics, and funders working to advance women’s media participation, ownership, and representation
Little Pink Book
A daily e-note that provides tools, resources, and expert advice on everything working women need to know, including the latest data, trends, tips, and inspiration for all aspects of your career
A multi-dimensional media platform providing women with an ongoing and expanding source of the essential tools and knowledge necessary to boost business success
The latest articles and information on professional women in the world
She Takes on the World
Links to research, resources, and blogs of interest
Sources of information about public policy.
Institute for Women’s Policy Research
Conducts research and disseminates its findings to address the needs of women, promote public dialog, and strengthen families, communities, and societies
International Center for Research on Women
Covers emerging issues, advocacy, and public policy affecting women across the globe; works to make women in developing countries an integral part of alleviating global poverty
Women Impacting Public Policy
A national nonpartisan organization that advocates for and on behalf of women and minorities in business in the legislative processes of our nation, creating economic opportunities and building bridges and alliances to other small business organizations
Recognized leadership organizations supporting the growth and education of women in technology.
Women in Technology
The premier professional association for women in the technology industry; gives women a plan to blaze the path in their technology career through training, mentoring, and leadership
Anita Borg Institute
Develops tools and programs to help industry, academia, and government recruit, retain, and develop women technology leaders
Relevant links to the technology field
Blogs focused on supporting and promoting women in business.
Bringing together and amplifying diverse voices to expand opportunities for women and business
The Glass Hammer
An award-winning blog and online community created for women executives in finance, law, technology, and big business
Publications centered on the topic of women’s leadership.
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead
The End of Men: And the Rise of Women
Get to Work: . . . And Get a Life, Before It's Too Late
Linda R. Hirshman
The Shadow Negotiation: How Women Can Master the Hidden Agendas That Determine Bargaining SuccessDeborah M. Kolb and Judith Williams
Through the Labyrinth: The Truth About How Women Become Leaders
Alice H. Eagly and Linda L. Carli