The word “leadership” speaks to authority, initiative, direction and guidance, and it’s no longer only used just to describe CEO’s and presidents
by Carolyn Bufton Elman
Executive Director of the American Business Women’s Association
Today, leadership is expected from individuals at all levels of an organization, regardless of title or position.
Women face unique challenges in assuming leadership roles, whether leading a corporation, a department or a project team. Catalyst, a nonprofit research and advisory organization working to advance women in business and the professions, has identified the following to be among the major barriers to women in the workplace: