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Women lead the pack in nonprofit leadership.
According to Entrepreneur, there are 10 incredible nonprofits that are managed by women:
- Movement Foundation
- Women for Women International
- Keep A Breast Foundation
- Special Olympics
- Camp Kesem
- The Malala Fund
- National Organization for Women
- Girls Who Code
In a study from the Women’s College of the University of Denver, researchers found 75% of the nonprofit workforce is women.This is contrasted by observing the business world where there are only 20 females who positioned themselves as CEO’s of Fortune 500 companies. Another study found that for women, a work-life balance is prioritized. And, nonprofits allow women leaders to have flexible schedules, which appeals to women.
If you haven't heard of this popular book already, check out Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg, the Chief Operating Officer at Facebook. She talks about her personal struggles to gain success as a woman and urges other women to drop the notion of being able to handle it all. She advises women to set boundaries in their lives.
From My Mom to You and Yours,
Have a happy and healthy Mother's Day.
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