Breaking Down the Barriers: Women in Economic and Political Leadership


A Q&A with Stephenie Foster about the leadership role women play in business and politics.

Article at a glance

  • When women are in key positions of leadership, they help institutions succeed. In the same way, powerful women can help their communities thrive.
  • By participating in networks, both those they create and those created by others, women can strengthen their businesses or pursue effective advocacy programs.
  • Diversity initiatives, quotas, and other programs can be useful tools to increase women’s participation in business and politics.
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