Civic organizations were built on the voluntary labor of women. As the demands on women's time increase, communities are suffering.
The age of the female combat officer is coming.
Observations from accomplished trans women about power and leadership in the office
As more women become heads of state, will the world actually change?
America’s most significant worker protections are failing to protect millions of female employees. As unions decline, can smaller advocacy groups change that?
The former Homeland Security secretary sits down for a Q&A on women and leadership
A new study examines how female legislators embrace compromise—and men don’t.
Besides being women and leaders, that is
A Hillary Clinton presidential victory promises to usher in a new age of public misogyny.
According to a corpus of recent search data, American voters don’t simply elect politicians. They elect husbands, wives, sons, and daughters.
Following the country’s 2011 revolution, Ikram Ben Said decided to figure out how to get more equal representation in the new government.
Agnes Igoye is building a law-enforcement system to protect Uganda’s girls.
For Hillary Clinton and many of her fellow women politicians, a single outfit represents an uneasy compromise between gender and power.
Sairee Chahal built a platform that connects women across India with flexible careers, allowing them to balance the competing demands of family and a job.
How biases shape our perceptions of a powerful woman’s voice
Introducing an Atlantic project about women’s leadership around the world—including people who aren’t typically thought of as leaders
Excuse me, sir. Can I borrow your swagger?
Britain has its second-ever female prime minister. And people can’t help invoking the first.
It’s not because they’re inherently harsher leaders than men, but because they often respond to sexism by trying to distance themselves from other women.
As the public-school population continues to grow more diverse, the percentage of nonwhite school leaders has remained relatively stagnant.
The woman president has long been a feature of American pop culture. The woman candidate, though, is rarer—and even more fraught.
A new generation of parents is shopping with the idea that pink and blue—along with robots, bunnies, dinosaurs, and unicorns—are for every child.
Medieval rulers employed multiple styles of leadership—defying the simple binaries of contemporary stereotypes.