Issue 180 — October 4, 2021

Humming Alicia Keys’ song “A Woman’s Worth,” I entered the room, only my second in-person event since February, 2020, to join the Women & Worth Summit 2021: Reset. Refresh. Rebuild.

The Summit description says what I believe about the opportunity of disruption, “While the…


Issue 179— September 27, 2021

[Special Note: Today 9/28/21, my new book Intentioning: Sex, Power, Pandemics, and How Women Will Take The Lead for (Everyone’s) Good is formally birthed into the world. It is incumbent upon me as the author to ask you to buy it, review it, and share…


Issue 178 — September 20, 2021

On a spectacular Arizona day in late January, 2020, a day when you can be lulled into thinking all’s right with the world, I was hiking with a friend. Then boom! I tripped on an unseen pebble, put my hand out to catch myself…


Issue 177 — September 12, 2021

Like most everyone else yesterday on the 20th anniversary of 9/11, I relived where I was that day when everything changed.

It was one of those spectacularly beautiful days when it seemed like all was right with the world. I had arrived a little…


Issue 176 — August 30, 2021

If you want to see me break out into a cold sweat instantly, just say the word “event.” Every time an organization with which I’m involved has an event, my first reaction is “No.”

Not surprisingly, since I’ve been leading nonprofit organizations almost my…


Issue 175 — August 23, 2021

I had so much fun interviewing pianist Marina Arsenijevic in preparation for Take The Lead’s Women’s Equality Day concert.

She talked about how, soon after she arrived in the United States, she told a group of families who like herself had immigrated from Serbia…


Issue 174 — August 2, 2021

A colleague once gave me a poster bearing the caption, “When you’re up to your ass in alligators, it’s hard to remember your goal was to drain the swamp.”

That’s always good for a chuckle of recognition, because, I mean really, is there any…


Here’s what keeps me going in the face of predictions that the pandemic has set women’s progress back 10 years.

Hi Gloria,

I am really excited about putting my strategic plan into action now, and seeing the results in 6 months. This course has helped me tremendously and I would…


Issue 173 — July 26, 2021

Two billionaires went into space last week and created a big dust up here on Earth. The debates over whether Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos did something amazing or disgusting raged on social media.


Issue 172 — July 12, 2021

Last week, I attended my first unmasked, in person, un-social distanced theatrical performance, albeit outdoors. It was pure bliss.

The play was, of course, the thing, and an entertaining one at that. …

Gloria Feldt

Gloria Feldt is a New York Times bestselling author and co-founder and president of Take The Lead, a nonprofit women’s leadership organization.

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