2013 Infographic of Women in State Legislatures | Rutgers

Wonderful to see New Hampshire in the top 5 states for gender equality, but we still need more purple in those pies!: View Source: http://visual.ly/women-state-legislatures-2013

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Front Page coverage: Women Rule

Among the coverage for Dec. 6th’s the First in the Nation event were two front-page articles, one from the Concord Monitor and one from the Union Leader (full article texts below):

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First in the Nation event coverage

  The wonderful First in the Nation event from last Friday, December 7th, made the covers of several newspapers, in addition to many other bits of press from around the country. Thanks to the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, who pulled off the event to huge success, and allowed us to proudly partner with them […]

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Jenn Alford-Teaster Closing the Wage gap

Closing the Gender Gap — Jenn Alford-Teaster | Concord Monitor

NHWI’s Gender Ambassador’s Panel Co-Chair, Jenn Alford Teaster, wrote this letter that appeared in the Concord Monitor on 12/11/12: Letter: Closing the gender gap With the historic election of an all-female congressional delegation and governor in New Hampshire there couldn’t be a more auspicious time in New Hampshire for an elemental shift in the way […]

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The Entrepreneurship Gender Gap

Overcoming the Gender Gap: Women Entrepreneurs as Economic Drivers

This report by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is incredibly well-done, and great read! Excerpt: Research has shown that startups, especially high-growth startups, are the keys to job creation and leadership in new industries. With nearly half of the workforce and more than half of our college students now being women, their lag in building high-growth […]

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Gender Equality in NH— Does It Exist?

Here is NHWI Chair Mary Jo Brown’s Pecha Kucha talk entitled: Gender Equality in NH— Does It Exist? View the Slideshow below, and hear Mary Jo’s presentation: Pecha Kucha Breakfast – Gender Equality In NH, Does It Exist? presented by Mary Jo Brown, Brown & Co. Design from Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

Mancession! He-covery! Manmyth? How men and women…

The New Hampshire Women’s Initiative chair Mary Jo Brown was one of several women business leaders interviewed in the cover story of Business NH’s latest issue: Mancession! He-covery! Manmyth? How men and women were both left weathered by the recession Business NH Magazine Published October 19, 2012 By MATT MOWRY  

Why We Have Fewer Female Leaders

The New Hampshire Women’s Initiative chair Mary Jo Brown was one of several women business leaders interviewed in the cover story of Business NH’s latest issue:

Earning power suppressed | via seacoastonline

By Michael McCord business@seacoastonline.com September 30, 2012 – 2:00 AM PORTSMOUTH — For Nancy Beach, the ongoing political controversy over gender paycheck fairness hits close to home. When Beach looked at a recent study on the wage gap between men and women, she was stunned to see the $12,020 gap between the median annual male […]

Goodbye and Thank You to Liz Murphy

The New Hampshire Women’s Initiative says a heartfelt “good-bye and thank you!” to Liz Murphy, a long time lobbyist and activist who served as a dedicated Board member on the Women’s Policy Institute for many years. Liz was a symbol of a professionalism and was dedicated to improving New Hampshire. She was a mentor and […]

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