Three Wellesley Alumnae Part of Wall Street Journal's Women in the Economy Task Force

May 14, 2012

Madeleine Albright '59, Desiree Rogers '81, and Katie Spring '92 at Second Task Force for Women in the Economy

Desiree Rogers by Genesis Photos for The Wall Street Journal, 2012
Desiree Rogers '81 by Genesis Photos for The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal’s Task Force for Women in the Economy—an invited group of influential CEOs , luminaries, and subject-matter experts—convened at the beginning of May to "create a business-based, data-driven action plan to address an important economic issue: making better use of female talent to promote economic growth and competitiveness in the United States and worldwide."

It was the Task Force's second conference, and it built upon the work started last year.

A Wall Street Journal special report recaps some of the discussions and conclusions of the Task Force, and offers quick lists of tips for how corporate leaders can facilitate the inclusion and promotion of women at all levels of the organization.

The Journal also includes an extensive interview with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright '59 on what barriers have been broken, and barriers that remain.

See a full list of task force members.




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