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During the summer, 20 young, accomplished women from five African countries traveled to Simmons College to participate in the "Changing the Face of Leadership program," a special initiative hosted by Simmons and funded by the Study of the U.S. Branch at the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, a program designed to help young leaders develop a better understanding of the United States and improve their leadership skills.
Did you know that despite making up half the U.S. population, women make up only 10 to 20% of contributors to key opinion forums? Why are women so reluctant to share and state their opinions?
The OpEd project aims to increase the number of women thought leaders by training women experts in all industries to write op-eds and think about how to take on more thought leadership positions in their fields.
"Write to Change the World" will focus on how to present effective arguments under pressure and how to make a greater impact. Participants will be encouraged to use their voice to make a difference. They will learn the skills and tools to form and express their ideas thoughtfully to make their voices heard. All participants leave with an op-ed draft and have a full year of access to Project OpEd mentors.
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