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Women Need to Be Encouraged to Be Leaders at an Early Age

About a third of Americans say a major reason there aren’t more women in top leadership positions in politics and business is because women are not encouraged to be leaders from an early age, a recent Pew Research Center survey found.

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Jill Biden Recognizing 15 Women at ‘Girls Leading Change’ Event

Jill Biden is recognizing 15 young women as part of an inaugural “Girls Leading Change” event at the White House timed to coincide with the International Day of the Girl Child. The honorees, the White House announced Wednesday, were selected by the White House Gender Policy Council for their efforts “leading change and shaping a brighter future in their communities across the United States.”

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It’s Not the ‘Glass Ceiling’ Holding Women Back

The struggle women face landing senior leadership roles in corporate America is commonly blamed on the "glass ceiling" — the metaphorical gender barrier that blocked their ascent to the highest levels of management. Yet new research indicates that the problems for women in the workforce begin far lower down the professional ladder.

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Most Powerful Women in Washington

Originally published by for The Washingtonian Power is a concept synonymous with DC—in its symbolism, its offices, its people. Many Washingtonians hold power by virtue of their positions, titles, and affiliations.

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S.C. Needs More Women in Public Office

If there’s one thing you hear more these days from women across South Carolina, it’s this: “I am sick and tired of men telling us what to do – what to do with our bodies, what to do with our brains, what to do with our lives.” So more women are getting active. If they win more elections, South Carolina will be better off.