Birnbaum Women’s Leadership Center

BWLC Resource Library

Opening doors for women to succeed takes action from both current and aspiring leaders. We’ve curated a “starter pack” of resources about the systemic obstacles women face in the workplace and how institutions and individuals can take action. This list is far from exhaustive — if you have resources you think we should include, please email us at


Institutional Resources

Dismantling Systemic Obstacles to Women’s Advancement
Setting Women Leaders Up for Success
Supporting Attorney–Parents
Additional Resources

Individual Resources

Cultivating Your Leadership Style and Management Skills
Grit & Resilience
Effective Communication
Networking, Mentors, and Sponsors
Truth to Power
Additional Reading