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Take The Lead This Week: Don't Manterrupt A Woman While Talking About Diversity

Tuesday, March 24, 2015  
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TAKE THE LEADTHIS WEEK
The World Economic Forum predicts women will reach leadership parity in 2095.
We say let's do it by 2025.#25not95- Share the hashtag, and we can do it together.
March 24th, 2015: Edition 6
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IN THE HEADLINES

Eric Schmidt Publicly Called On His Manterrupting
During aSXSW panel that focused on diversity in tech, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidtrepeatedly interrupted fellow panelist Megan Smith- and then wascalled outby the head of Google's own Unconscious Bias program.
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UN Women: We're Not Partnering With Uber
Ten days afterUber announced a partnership with UN Womento create 1 million new jobs for women as drivers,UN Women backed out, stating that a formal partnership with the ride-sharing startupnever existed in the first place.
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Omnicom Launches Omniwomen UK To Identify Rising Female Stars
Omnicom, one of the world's leading marketing services groups, will bringOmniwomen, an initiative to increase the number and influence of female leaders in the Omnicom network,to the UK.
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Katharine Viner Tapped To Lead The Guardian
It took them 194 years, butThe Guardianwill finally have itsfirst female editor-in-chief: Katharine Viner, the current deputy editor and editor-in-chief of Guardian US.
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WHAT WE'RE READING

Learning Political Savvy To Take The Lead
Executive coachBonnie Marcusexplains whyembracing office politicsis critical to getting ahead at work and sharesfive strategies for upping your political savvy.
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Oh, The Times Of Inequality, They Are A-Changin'
Sheryl Axelrod reports on the status of women and minorities in Big Law.The stats aren't great, but she thinks three economic forces could change that very soon.
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The Monopolists
Mary Pilon's bookshares the story of another woman who waswritten out of history: Elizabeth Magie, theunheralded creatorof the iconic board game Monopoly.
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GOOD STUFF FROM OUR FRIENDS

Lean In's#LeanInTogether campaignto encourage men to join the movement is in full swing. Head over to their website for inspiringtips for men at homeandtips for men at work, and pass it along to the men in your life who support gender equality.
QUOTE OF THE WEEK

"Women. Poor people. People of color. People with disabilities. Immigrants. Gay men. Lesbians. Bisexuals. Trans people. Intersex people. We have been pitted against each other and made to feel like there are limited seats at the table for those of us who fall into the category of 'other.'"
- Actress Kerry Washignton, in arousing speech at Saturday's GLAAD Media Awards(which, trust us, is really worth watching in full)

#25not95- because women deserve leadership parity in 10 years, not 80!Take the pledge, share the hashtag everywhere,and help us get there!
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