#GoodRead | Why we need more women leaders

by Gage Skidmore (Hillary Clinton with supporters) [ CC BY-SA 2.0 ],  via Wikimedia Commons

by Gage Skidmore (Hillary Clinton with supporters) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

"Why we need more women leaders":

Writing five years ago on the question of whether female leaders matter, The New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristoff explained that "the most effective way to fight global poverty, to reduce civil conflict, even to reduce long-term carbon emissions, is typically to invest in girls' education and bring women into the formal labor force."

Having spent my career in humanitarian relief and international development I can attest that placing women in leadership positions on development programming assures that resources are allocated fairly and effectively. 


Read Gwen K. Young's full article at CNN here…