Monday, August 17, 2009

Camp CEO in The Washington Post

The 2008 Census of the Fortune 500 done by Catalyst - a group focused on building inclusive workplaces and expanding opportunities for women and business - shows that women’s advancement in corporate leadership continues to stagnate. This sobering study illustrates the ongoing need for programs which encourage business and leadership development in today's girls.
One such program that I've posted about before is Camp CEO. The Washington Post published a fantastic story about Camp CEO over the weekend.

..."female business leaders from the Washington region traded their BlackBerrys and business suits for bug repellent and song books last week. Instead of heading to work, the women headed to camp to mentor area Girl Scouts and give them a glimpse of life in corporate America."

Read the entire article
here, and let us know how you feel about the role of women in the future of business and leadership.