Woodhull Institute for Ethical Leadership
TEACHING THE COMPASSIONATE USE OF POWER
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The Woodhull Institute is a non profit organization that provides professional development and leadership training for women. We provide weekend long retreats, seminars, and a variety of resources for a community of over 2700 women professionals!

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Young Women’s Ethical Leadership Retreat

Young Women's Ethical Leadership Retreat

June 24-26! Woodhull's core training program is designed to educate a small group of women in the practical skill sets that are necessary for success! Increase skill levels in negotiation, financial literacy, public speaking and more. This is a highly selective process- Apply Today!

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It is only through the generosity of support like you that Woodhull can continue it’s programming and make it economically viable for everyone. Donate Today!

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31
Mar

Who was the first woman to lead a major Western democracy?

Margaret Thatcher, the first woman to become the head of a major Western nation, and a leader in ushering in a conservative political philosophy, reshaped much of Britain’s foreign, social and economic policies during the Cold War era. Although Thatcher’s first interest was chemistry, her passion for politics eventually won out when she was elected president of the student Conservative Association at Oxford.

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Category : Woman of the Day
30
Mar

by Tara Sophia Mohr, Woodhull Alumna

Hello everyone!

This Thursday, March 31st, 12-1 PST, I’ll be holding a free informational call about Playing Big.

You’ll

  • Get a taste of the Playing Big program
  • Hear why I created this program – and think this is the #1 way I can serve the world
  • Get clear about all the nuts and bolts of how the program will work
  • Ask any questions you have about the program

I hope you’ll join me for the free call. CLICK HERE to sign up.

If you can’t make the call time, but would like the recording, just SIGN UP and you’ll receive it by email.

Love,

Tara

Tara Sophia Mohr is a writer, coach and personal growth teacher. Her work is all about helping people live more authentic, peaceful, compassionate lives. Tara’s a regular blogger for Huffington Post and has been featured in More Magazine.com, Forbes, USA Today and the International Business Times. She received her MBA from Stanford, where her studies focused on innovation and leadership. She writes the blog Wise Living, www.wiselivingblog.com

Category : Careers | Community Member Projects and Updates
30
Mar

Who was the first woman to nearly win a major political party’s nomination?

Hillary Clinton, the first woman to almost win the Democratic nomination for the presidency, was a former US Senator from New York and First Lady. As a sign of things to come, The National Law Journal named Clinton, a graduate of Wellesley College and Yale Law School, one of the most powerful lawyers in America.

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Category : Woman of the Day
29
Mar

by Tara Sophia Mohr, Woodhull Alumna

A question for you: what is your relationship with negotiation?

What happens in your body when you hear the word? What happens to heart rate, body tension? What memories come up – positive or negative?

If you don’t like negotiation, you need to know:
1. You aren’t alone
2. It can be different.

It’s possible to transform that squeamish, get-me-out-of-here attitude to a totally different experience where you feel comfortable – and even enjoy – negotiating. That’s my story.

I started as someone who figured out how little she could live on and then suggested that for her salary (nice, huh?) and now am someone who actually enjoys a serious salary negotiation.
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Category : Careers | Community Member Projects and Updates
29
Mar

Who was the first woman to be named to a presidential ticket?

Geraldine Ferraro, the first woman to become a vice-presidential candidate, was Walter Mondale’s running mate in the 1984 Presidential election. She was also the first woman elected to represent New York’s ninth congressional district in Queens. Ferraro grew up in the South Bronx, graduated from Marymount College with a B.A. in English and received a J.D. from Fordham Law School. At Fordham, she was one of two women to garner a law degree.

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Category : Woman of the Day
28
Mar

Who is the first African American First Lady?

Michelle Obama, the nation’s first African American First Lady, admits she never imagined becoming First Lady. Growing up on the South-Side of Chicago, Obama came from a modest blue collar working family. At a young age her mother believed Obama “raised herself from about nine years old. She had her head on straight very early.”

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Category : Woman of the Day
28
Mar

Woodhull celebrates the life of the first woman who ran for Vice President of the United States of America, Geraldine Ferraro. Here is a collection of the many tributes to her life and legacy:

She Ended the Men’s Club of National Politics“- New York Times

Remembering Geraldine Ferraro: A woman of firsts” – NY Daily News

Congresswoman Made History on National Ticket“- The Wall Street Journal

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