Gloria's Pick*:“Power is taken, never given” is akin to my core teaching, and the headline of Jamia Wilson’s important piece on activism. Pair it with the book or the movie, Hidden Figures, and you’ll start 2017 invigorated by evidence that, as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “The moral arc of the universe is long but it bends toward justice." *Take The Lead co-founder and president Gloria Feldt shares what caught her eye this week. Tweet your tips to @GloriaFeldt.
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Laura Bates, founder of Everyday Sexism, exposes examples in the video documentary, #ShoutingBack.
“When you look at the numbers at the top, C-level jobs, board-level jobs, it’s still very much a white-dominated male group, so we really want to figure out what are the real barriers. And what we’re focused on is a five-point action plan for companies that will help them achieve women’s leadership over time and gives them a roadmap for how to begin to make a difference on the whole aspect of women’s leadership.“