On March 8, 2014, the Girl Scouts of Greater New York will join with the world to celebrate International Women's Day
. First recognized by the United Nations 39 years ago, International Women's Day - with its 2014 theme, Inspiring Change
- recognizes women's advances as well as the tremendous work still to be done to improve women's lives throughout the world.
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Yesterday, another article appeared on the gender gap. It raised more questions and more speculation about the number of women in the workforce - and why there are not more. The Times writes:
"...women’s chances of making it to the top are also stuck. Only 17 percent of directors and 14 percent of C-suite executives at Fortune 500 companies are women. All but 20 or so of their chief executives are... Read more »
By Barbara Murphy-Warrington, CEO, Girl Scouts of Greater New York
This weekend we lost a true trailblazer, the remarkable Muriel Siebert. When Ms. Siebert wanted something,... Read more »