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24 Insights from the 2019 Women’s Leadership Conference
“My best successes came on the heels of failures.”

Barbara Corcoran, founder of The Corcoran Group and Shark investor on ABC’s “Shark Tank”

Standing up, Being Counted: Leaders Driving Change and Measuring Results

Both organizations and individual women can further gender equality and bring more females into senior leadership, the C-suite, and boardrooms. Organizations should put a diversity and inclusion (D&I) lens across everything they do to elevate women, involve men in the conversation, have leadership development programs that give women the right work experiences, offer benefits and policies to help growing families, and encourage girls to study STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). Individual women need to be lifelong learners, take lateral moves to fill out their resumes, share their stories, and not let a lack of confidence prevent them from trying something new.

When 148 practitioners and experts met to discuss women’s leadership, we took notes. Here are the highlights:

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Sheri Rothman

Senior Writer
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