2009 – Women’s eNews 21 Leaders for the 21st Century

Women’s eNews announces today its 21 Leaders for the 21st Century 2009: one man and 20 women dedicating their lives to improving the well-being of all women and girls. They take their work into schools, board rooms, legislative chambers and beyond.

Pen-Wielding Women Have Powerhouse Year

With new books from Morrison, Lahiri and Gilpin Faust, female writers had a strong showing in ’08. Jane Mayer’s “The Dark Side” offers an authoritative investigation of the internal arguments about torture, Guantanamo Bay and the Bush-era CIA.

2008 – Seven Who Soar With Open Wings

Profiles of seven outstanding leaders dedicated to improving women’s lives: Sammie Moshenberg, Nguyen Van Anh, Susan Nickey, Rosita Romero, Anucha Browne Sanders, Lorraine Drammer Serena and Lekha Singh.

2008 – Seven Who Topple Tyrannies

Profiles of seven outstanding leaders dedicated to improving women’s lives: Leymah Gbowee, Sharon Hanshaw, Cristi Hegranes, Joan Holmes, Kate Kendell, Daisy Khan and Rebekah Kiser.

2008 – Seven Who Chart New Pathways

Profiles of seven outstanding leaders dedicated to improving women’s lives: Liz Abzug, Lillie Pearl Allen, Iman Belali, Doris Buffett, Johnnetta B. Cole, Theresa Connor and William J. Dean.

Female Baby Boomers Face ‘Retirement Gap’

The first baby boomer to file for Social Security was a woman, highlighting women’s greater dependence on the precariously balanced retirement program. So far ’08 candidates are not singling out the “retirement gap” for special attention.