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Reaching the top: challenges and opportunities for women leaders

This special edition of the Regional Review is based on presentations made at Reaching the Top: Challenges and Opportunities for Women Leaders, a conference sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston on March 3, 2004.
Regional Review , Issue Q 1

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Reaching the top: challenges and opportunities for women leaders: an introduction

Women have made great strides in the business and professional world.
Regional Review , Issue Q 1 , Pages 1-2

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From the valley to the summit: a brief history of the quiet revolution that transformed women's work

We can have a meaningful discussion today about "women at the top" only because of a quiet revolution that took place 30 years ago.
Regional Review , Issue Q 1 , Pages 5-12

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The path of a social entrepreneur

An entrepreneur with a social conscience, Andrea Silbert, relates the journey that inspired her to found the Center for Women and Enterprise, a nonprofit center supporting women-owned businesses.
Communities and Banking , Issue Spr , Pages 21-23

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Changing the face of consulting: the women's initiative at Deloitte

Deloitte & Touche was hiring the best and brightest men and women, and proportionately losing 80 percent of the women before they reached partner level.
Regional Review , Issue Q 1 , Pages 42-43

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From the valley to the summit: a brief history of the quiet revolution that transformed women's work

Women have reached summits throughout recorded history and their accomplishments have been touted by contemporaries as evidence that women could achieve greatness, contrary to accepted wisdom. But it has taken considerably longer for substantial numbers of women, not just a few tokens, to reach the peaks. Until recently the vast majority of women?even college graduate women?occupied the valleys, not the summits. They had jobs, not careers.
Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Issue Mar

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Work & leadership: tests of manhood

The gender composition of the workforce has changed over the last several decades, but the demands of both careers and motherhood remain the same.
Regional Review , Issue Q 1 , Pages 22-26

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Paying the price: how family choices affect career outcomes

Deciding to get married, have children, or care for elderly relatives affects not just wages, but also other career opportunities such as training and promotions.
Regional Review , Issue Q 1 , Pages 26-29

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Women's rise: a work in progress

Recent data show declines in labor force participation for highly educated women, but the causes of these changes are not easy to identify.
Regional Review , Issue Q 1 , Pages 58-67

Conference Paper
Spinning the top: gender, games and macro outcomes

Women may have different norms and preferences than men because we have had different responsibilities. Gender differences may be based to some extent in biology as well as culture. Yet we have attained the power to change both biology and culture, along with the very meaning of femininity. I believe that we have changed that meaning, for the most part, in positive ways. But I also believe that we have entered a Prisoner?s Dilemma game in which we are offered a choice between adopting traditionally masculine priorities and being denied access ?to the top.? If we focus too narrowly on the ...
Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Issue Mar

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