Author Archives: Kate Karpilow

Successful 2016 Women’s Policy Summit Showcases Policy Priorities to Support Women & Girls

Over 250 California leaders convened at the State Capitol on Thursday, January 14, for the 2016 Women’s Policy Summit.  Click here for the Summit program and here for the 15 briefing papers prepared by Summit advocates — proposals to advance the … Continue reading

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Register for the 2016 Women’s Policy Summit

Registration for the 2016 Women’s Policy Summit is now closed. ——————————— For 2016, we are launching a new format for Summits held the second year of the two-year legislative session! Join us for the Women’s Policy Fair & Leadership Reception … Continue reading

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5 Questions for CSU Trustees to Address Gender Gap

CSU needs more women presidents, as detailed in my recent Sacramento Bee Op-Ed: Cal State system has a major gender diversity problem. The CSU Trustees can address this gender gap, by asking the following questions at their upcoming board meetings, … Continue reading

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The Chart Tells All: Women Presidents of Color Under-Represented at CSU

Are you a statistics nerd?  My recent Sacramento Bee op-ed — Cal State system has a major gender diversity problem — took a careful look at gender and race/ethnicity. Below is a chart I put together that shows the representation … Continue reading

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10 CSU Campuses that have Never had a Woman President

My recent Op-Ed in the Sacramento Bee identified 10 CSU campuses that have never had a woman president.  Here’s the full list: Bakersfield Channel Islands Chico Fresno Los Angeles Sacramento San Bernardino San Diego San Francisco San Luis Obispo

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The Full Participation Report — #NotThereYet

Only 5% of CEOs in Fortune 500 companies are women.  Comedian Jenny Slate calls this “a lot of wasted pantsuits.” Ms. Slate joined with Amy Poehler, Sienna Miller, Padma Lakshmi and Carmen Diaz in a short video that kicked off … Continue reading

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