Interested in learning more about the role of women in business, or want to make a case to your leadership team? Contact these organizations below to get started:
The nonprofit organization Watermark is a community of executive women who have risen to the top of their fields—coming together to connect, develop and advocate for the advancement of women in the workforce. Its mission is to increase the representation of women in leadership roles by empowering them to make their mark in and for their companies, their careers and their communities.
2020 Women on Boards
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In is focused on encouraging women to pursue their ambitions, and changing the conversation from what we can’t do to what we can do. LeanIn.org is the next chapter.
Professional Business Women of California
State of California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls
Established in 1965, this is the only state agency dedicated to protecting the interests of California women. The commission works to ensure that women have equal rights and opportunity and that enacted legislation does not discriminate against women or otherwise undermine their status or their opportunities.
“Achieving the promise of women executives.” Since 2007 McKinsey’s Women Matter research has explored the role women play in the global workplace, their experiences and impact in senior-executive roles, and the performance benefits that companies gain from gender diversity. In this video, McKinsey partners Joanna Barsh, Sandrine Devillard, Emily Lawson and Jin Wang recount the progress women have made in reaching the executive suite.
Women in Leadership
Women in Leadership (WiL) is an independent student club operated through the Associated Students of Management (ASM) at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management. WiL serves UC Davis Full-Time MBA students and alumni through professional and social activities that develop future women business leaders.