How is it possible that the U.S. ranks so low – 84th in the world – in women’s political representation? Why is it that only 4% of Fortune 500 companies have woman CEOs? If we want to see concrete changes to policies that impact women – such as innovative workplaces, affordable child care, paid parental leave, access to reproductive rights – then we need more women in positions of power. That’s why NOW-NYC puts electing pro-choice and pro-women candidates and getting strong, passionate women into boardrooms at the top of its agenda. NOW-NYC also delivers a number of programs that foster women’s individual growth and leadership skills. Learn about our annual Women of Power and Influence Awards.
Check out the latest news on women’s leadership!
- Women on Board. For the latest reports and statistics on women’s leadership in the Board room and beyond, visit Catalyst.org. Keep tabs on women’s political representation across the country at the Center for American Women in Politics, the Eagleton Institute at Rutgers University. Also, read our fact sheet on women in the workplace.
- Electing Pro-Women Women. NOW-NYC endorses strong women’s rights activists. Click here for the latest endorsements.