Flexibility and More Mentors Will Expand the Number of Female Nonprofit CEO's

To close the gender gap in the leadership of the nonprofit world, organizations need to improve their policies and practices regarding how employees balance their personal and professional lives.

Women make up two-thirds of the professional work force at nonprofit groups, yet only 19 percent of the nation's 400 largest charities have a woman as chief executive officer, according to the recent Chronicle of Philanthropy survey.

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