Tag Archives: Leadership

Nadia Al-Sakkaf and Yemen’s ongoing fight

TweetCheck out the editor of the Yemen Times, Nadia Al-Sakkaf, talking with Paley Center President Pat Michell at TEDGlobal, about uprising, the power of the press, and women’s ingenuity. As TED explains: “Al-Sakkaf’s independent, English-language paper is vital for sharing news–and for sharing a new vision of Yemen and of that country’s women as equal [...]
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Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO, and the danger of the single story

Tweet“The No. 1 impediment to women succeeding in the workforce is now in the home…” or so says Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Facebook, who was profiled in a recent issue of The New Yorker. Sandberg has been traveling the speaking circuit for the last year or so, talking about what women need to do [...]
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You go (shy) girl!

Tweet“I think it’s important for shy girls to be able to be seen as leaders too,” said the, no doubt, shy girl sitting among a circle of 20 or so middle schoolers at a girls’ leadership summer camp. We were brainstorming a list of leadership qualities that we–not the media, not parents, not teachers, not [...]
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Lessons from Malcolm on learning in public

TweetThere’s been a lot of talk about Malcolm X this week, in no small part because a critical biography was just released that includes new information about his life and death, written by the amazing Dr. Manning Marable, who tragically died just three days before his long labored-over book was published. Dr. Marable was actually [...]
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Single white political female. Did I say “single?” I mentioned she’s single, right?

TweetTasmania is a tiny island at the bottom of Australia. Most people outside of Tasmania know very little about Tasmania. Most people outside of Australia know almost nothing, but can usually bring a certain Warner Brothers cartoon character to mind if they try hard enough. But here is something cool about Tasmania that you will [...]
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