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July 26, 2016: Edition 72
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FRESH INSIGHTS ON THE LATEST NEWS

Women in Blue: Can Women Leaders Change Policing? 
Research shows that the inclusion of more women in law enforcement changes the dynamic of policing. Is this what we need now?
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When You Have To Go: 5 Tips To Make Conferences Work
The Republican and Democratic national conventions remind us of the conferences we each need to attend in our fields; these strategies will help you make the most of your time and effort. Without the balloon drop. 
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Who Ya Gonna Call? Solving Hollywood's Women Problem  
The trolling and negativity around the female remake of "Ghostbusters" highlights how far Hollywood needs to go to make way for women leaders.
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Start Me Up: Women Funding Women Makes Green, Gold
Women venture capitalists have the most success when they fund female start-ups, research shows. So, bring on the sister funding. 
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Gloria's Pick*
With the Democratic and Republican party conventions happening this month, I especially loved this timely history of women in U.S. politics.
My Power Tool #1 is, “Know your history and you can create the future of your choice.” Wherever you stand on the political spectrum, be informed and be involved. It’s never been more important.
*Take The Lead cofounder and president Gloria Feldt shares her latest favorite content with This Week readers. Email her with your suggestions. Or tweet it @GloriaFeldt.  

 

VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Patricia Scotland, Secretary General of The Commonwealth, speaks about the increase of women leaders globally at the Women Leaders Summit. 



GREAT STUFF TO READ NOW

Not Leaning In Far Enough in U.S.  
Read some insights into why it may be so hard for US. women to lean in.

READ IT AT OZY

Racial Bias in Salary Negotiations 
Gender and race are at play when you discuss pay.
READ IT AT MIT SLOAN REVIEW

The Emojis Have It

Google introduced 11 new female professional emojis. We can imagine more.
READ IT TECHWIRE ASIA


Marry a Melania, Raise an Ivanka
Journalist Jill Filopovic writes on what she says men and fathers really want.
READ IT AT NEW YORK TIMES




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