In this issue:

 

01. Latest from Re:Gender

02. News from the Network and Beyond

03. Deadlines You Don't Want to Miss

04. Publications

05. Events

LatestLatest from Re:Gender

Spring Initiatives

 

In case you missed the President's Spring Snapshot, Re:Gender is in the midst of several exciting initiatives that weave together the various sectors, expertise and disciplines represented in our network. These include:

Popular Posts

 

In case you missed them, below are a few of the most popular items that we have shared in the past two weeks. 
NewsNews from the Network and Beyond

Girl Scouts of the USA

Girl Scouts CEO Named One of 2014's Most Creative People in Business

 

Fast Company Magazine recently released their annual list of the 100 most creative people in business for 2014. Anna Marie Chavez, CEO of Girl Scouts, came in at #22 on the list "for pledging to mean something to today's girls." 

  

Institute for Women's Policy Research

New Project to Expand Access to Community College Supports for Students with Children

 

As part of the Student Parent Success Initiative (SPSI), IWPR announced a new project to help colleges and communities expand access and supports for postsecondary students with children. The project will work with Achieving the Dream to integrate child care supports into bundled services programs at 15 community colleges in four states, and will work with the Women's Funding Network to promote two-generation supports for student parents in collaboration with state and local women's funds. 

PwC

PwC Partners with LeanIn.org to Help Women Advance Their Leadership Skills

 

PwC experts Jennifer Allyn, Michael Fenlon and Kym Ward Gaffney created videos on "Communicating with Confidence" and "Focusing on Feedback" as part of the LeanIn.org curriculum. These videos are perfect for small group discussions and meetings. These conversations feature real life examples about building confidence and leveraging feedback from 10 PwC women.

DeadlinesDeadlines You Don't Want to Miss

United States Department of Labor

 

Deadline: June 11, 2014

 

Details: The U.S. Department of Labor asks you to help identify and honor local leaders and ordinary Americans taking initiative, often at great personal sacrifice, to raise wages for working women and men around the country. Nominees may include:

  • Community leaders who worked to raise wages in their city or state
  • Citizens who have raised wages at their own business
  • Advocates who fought for better pay and benefits on the job
  • Community leaders who helped to organize grassroots efforts around this issue
  • Citizens who created innovative tactics to engage the public to support raising wages

Bella Abzug Leadership Institute

 

Deadline: June 30, 2014 

 

Details: Through this intensive leadership and debate-training program, taking place from July 21st to August 2nd at Hunter College, trainees will develop the skills to analyze contemporary public policy issues through workshops on debate techniques, public speaking, critical thinking, policy research and writing speeches and articles. 

 

PublicationsPublications

Dēmos

 

ReportRetail's Choice

 

Authors: Amy Traub, Senior Policy Analyst

 

Description: Amy Traub shows that retail's broken business model, which relies on erratic scheduling and insufficient pay, keeps over a million hardworking women near poverty. The study underscores the social and financial costs of a gender pay gap in retail, including wage losses of over $40 billion a year.

 

Sylvia Ann Hewlett

Center for Talent Innovation

 

BookExecutive Presence

 

Description: In her new book, Sylvia Ann Hewlett, a noted expert on workplace power and influence, shows you how to identify and embody the Executive Presence (EP) that you need to succeed. Based on a nationwide survey of college graduates working across a range of sectors and occupations, Sylvia Hewlett and the Center for Talent Innovation discovered that EP is a dynamic, cohesive mix of appearance, communication and gravitas.

 
EventsEvents

Center for the Education of Women

University of Michigan

 

Event: Women's Leadership Day 

 

When: June 21, 2014, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

Where: Ann Arbor, MI

 

Cost: $75 for one ticket or $120 for two tickets

 

Details: Keynote by Senator Rebekah Warren

 

More information and registration

Families and Work Institute

 

Event: WhenWorkWorks initiative's sessions at the Society for Human Resource Management's annual conference

 

When: June 22, 2014, to June 25, 2014

 

Where: Orlando, FL

 

Details: The Institute has pulled together a comprehensive program for human resource professionals who want to make work work for their organizations. They've tapped the expertise of some of the top thought leaders in the field, including "Women Still Can't Have It All" author Anne Marie Slaughter and leadership guru and former Campbell's CEO Doug Conant.

 

More information and registration