"The biggest gender gap is in women's political leadership" said Melanne Verveer, and there are few people who know more about the challenges women face around the globe. Melanne, along with Katy Knox, SVP at Bank of America, and 3BL Media's very ... Individual.com, 3 weeks ago
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Nearly 20 years after Beijing, Ambassador Melanne Verveer reflects on the status of women around the world
For the opening keynote of the second annual Women, Influence & Power in Law Conference, Ambassador Verveer reflected on the impact of Beijing, the progress that has been made, and what still needs toInside Counsel, 1 week ago
Ambassador Melanne Verveer When it comes to professional development, many women in the legal industry are not just interested in their own advancement—they are also invested in the larger contributions they can make by paying their ...Inside Counsel, 3 weeks ago
This is the story of the growth of a business one that is dedicated to creating change and enhancing the profile of women in sports. It entered the sports landscape to a mixture of praise and criticism. Calmly, it navigated the unknown while ...Forbes.com, 1 day ago
Discussions about career, leadership and collaboration highlight the event In September, the 2nd annual Women, Influence & Power in Law (WIPL) conference was held in Washington, DC. In addition to providing a wealth of networking opportunities, the ...Inside Counsel, 1 day ago
The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) sponsored a symposium today on education for girls in Nigeria, where the militant group Boko Haram kidnapped hundreds of them this past April. The symposium, webcast live, included ...Georgetown University, 3 days ago
In terms of women's legal leadership within companies today, there is a growing appreciation for diversity Feedback is a gift. Transparency and trust are essential. True leaders think ahead. These are some of the key takeaways from the By ...Inside Counsel, 5 days ago
Hillary Clinton might become the primary beneficiary of her own push to empower women - and not just because it rallies them to her side. Her renewed focus on equality aligns Clinton's ambitions with those of women around the country, as well as ...BusinessWeek, 1 week ago
Remembering Beijing: Hillary Clinton's former chief of staff on the speech that changed the world for women
Editor's note: Bizwomen editor Mary Johnson is reporting live from Washington, D.C., Thursday at the Women, Influence & Power in Law conference, presented by InsideCounsel magazine. Nineteen years ago, Melanne Verveer flew to Beijing with ...New York Business Journal, 1 week ago
Syria's women and girls plead for change from international community as relentless violence and abuse continues
WASHINGTON , Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The international community, including governments, UN agencies, and NGOs, have been strong on rhetoric but weak on follow through when it comes to the protection of Syrian women and girls, with ...A.M. Best, 1 week ago
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