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

Re:GenderLatest from Re:Gender
Announcing a New Girls Research Portal


Re:Gender, along with Girl Scouts, Girls Inc., Lean In, the Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford, The Wellesley Centers for Women and the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media are launching the Girls Research Coalition. The centerpiece of this new effort will be an online research portal that functions as a clearinghouse for research on girls. As this site develops, the Coalition will be thinking through how to make the research as accessible and searchable as possible.


For the portal to be successful, researchers will need to upload their work. Everyone who cares about girls should let us know what you would like to see in this portal and sign up to receive our email newsletters. With your help, the Coalition can create a site where anyone who cares about girls research can find the best, most current research on every issue affecting girls today.

American Express Foundation Supports Nonprofit Leadership Development


In 2013, the American Express Foundation generously sponsored one of Re:Gender's senior managers as part of a cohort attending the New Strategies Conference. The four-day intensive management education experience provided insights and practical input on strategic approaches to prospecting and funding opportunities. It was a great opportunity for learning and networking from the presenters and other nonprofit attendees. 


We are happy to share that the 2014 forums will take place in May and September in Charleston, South Carolina. 


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Register Today for the 2014 Annual Conference


Re:Gender's 2014 Annual Conference, "Women and Economic Security: Changing Policy and Practice," will be held from May 14-16 in Ann Arbor, MI. It is a joint conference by Re:Gender and the Center for the Education of Women, University of Michigan.


This 3-day interdisciplinary, multi-sector conference will focus on identifying and combating barriers that women living in poverty face as they seek economic security and mobility. In addition, presenters will map challenges families face in this current context of financial vulnerability. National researchers and practitioners will join University of Michigan faculty, bringing multiple perspectives to this complex concern with policy recommendations as the expected outcome.


Presenters include Mimi Abramowitz, Jennifer Brush, The Families and Work Institute, Assata Richards, Sheryl WuDunn, Ruth Milkman and many others.


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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

Diversity Inc.

Diversity Inc. Announces the Top 50 Companies for Diversity in 2014


Diversity's Inc.'s list of the "Top 50 Companies for Diversity" for 2014 includes 8 members of Re:Gender's Corporate Circle: EY (#3); PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (#5); Prudential Financial Inc. (#8); AT&T (#10); Accenture (#12); Wells Fargo (#17);  Toyota Motor North America (#38); Time Warner Inc. (#42)


UN Commission on the Status of Women

United Nations Commission Calls for Increased Efforts to Promote Gender Equality


Alex Sanger, chair of the International Planned Parenthood Council and member of the WCW Council of Advisors, writes, "After two weeks of intense negotiations, the 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women ended early Saturday morning with a strong call to prioritize gender equality and the human rights of women in order to achieve sustainable development." 


DeadlinesDeadlines You Don't Want to Miss

Gender & Sexuality Studies

City University of New York

Last Chance to Take the "Gender in the Academy Survey"


Deadline: April 30, 2014


Details: The study, created by a graduate student, is part of a project to examine the ways in which gender shapes the role expectations and career outcomes of professors.


Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies

City University of New York

Apply for the CLAGS Fellowship Award


Deadline: June 1, 2014


Details: An award of $2,000 will be given annually for a graduate student, an academic, or an independent scholar for work on a dissertation, first or second book. The CLAGS Fellowship is open to intellectuals who have demonstrated a significant contribution to the field of gay and lesbian studies. Intended to give the scholar the most help possible in furthering their work, the fellowship will be able to be used for research, travel or writing support. It is adjudicated by the fellowships committee of the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies. 



Center for Work & Family, Carroll School of Management

Boston College


Book: You Raised Us - Now Work With Us: Millennials, Career Success, and Building Strong Workplace Team


Author: Lauren Rikleen, Executive-In-Residence


Summary: This ground-breaking book is an indispensable resource to help Millennials, Gen Xers and Baby Boomers create a more effective work environment. The book separates myths from reality, and provides practical advice, based on detailed research, to strengthen intergenerational teams and develop the next generation of talented leadership.


Jennifer Christine Nash

George Washington University


Book: The Black Body in Ecstasy

Author: Jennifer Christine Nash, Assistant Professor of American Studies and Women's Studies at George Washington University


Summary: Dr. Nash rewrites black feminism's theory of representation. Her analysis moves beyond black feminism's preoccupation with injury and recovery to consider how racial fictions can create a space of agency and even pleasure for black female subjects.


Vision 2020

Drexel University


Event: Women's Wit and Wisdom Luncheon


When: Monday, May 5, 2014, from 12:00-1:30 p.m.


Where: Hyatt at the Bellevue, Philadelphia, PA 19102


Cost: $50


Details: Vision 2020 will honor Laurel Bellows, National Advisor and Past President of the American Bar Association, with the 2014 Visionary Award. The luncheon will also include remarks by Lisa Scottoline, best-selling author of legal thrillers, and her "Chick Wit" columnist daughter Francesca Serritella. Registrants will receive an autographed copy of Lisa's latest mystery thriller "Keep Quiet." .




Event: The Color Bind:Talking (and Not Talking) About Race at Work


When: Monday, May 5, 2014, from 6:00-8:00 p.m.


Where: Family Resource Center, New York, NY


Cost: Free


Details: The CEO of the YWCA of the City of New York, Dr. Danielle Moss Lee, will be discussing the new book, The Color Bind:Talking (and Not Talking) About Race at Work.


Authors Tamara R. Buckley, Associate Professor at Hunter College, and Erica Gabrielle Foldy, Associate Professor at NYU's Wagner School will be there to discuss the dynamics of addressing race at work.


Space is limited! RSVP to Julie Young at


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Center for Women and Business

Bentley University


Event: TIME OUT! Rethinking "Time" and the Ways We Work


When: Tuesday, May 6, 2014, from 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


Where: Bentley University, Waltham, MA


Cost: $350


Details: In virtually every business setting today, increased time demands and a culture of pervasive overwork present a range of unattractive options for men and women at all stages of their careers, from entry level to CEO. While the burdens of escalating time demands have fallen disproportionately upon women, the issue is one that adversely affects men as well.


The CWB is offering an innovative leadership learning experience to explore issues related to overwork, provide examples of how various companies and professional services firms are addressing them, and allow participants to raise questions and to share with one another their own ideas and concerns.


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