The Program for Research and Outreach on Gender Equity in Society (PROGRESS) was established by Dr. Linda C. Babcock in 2006 to teach women and girls the value of negotiation.
This skill would have changed my professional life dramatically. Their vision "to pursue gender equity and foster positive societal change for all women and girls through education, partnerships and research" is worldchanging.
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Denise Caruso is the founder and executive director of the Hybrid Vigor Institute and author of Intervention: Confronting the Real Risks of Genetic Engineering and Life on a Biotech Planet.
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