Senior Fellow Cinny Kennard spoke at a workshop on "Leadership Qualities for Moving Ahead" in Milan, Italy at the European House-Ambrosetti–a professional consulting group founded in 1965 by Alfredo Ambrosetti. Kennard presented the findings of her work on the Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation. Visit www.awomansnation.com to read Kennard's work on the Shriver Report….
I have just returned from the Los Angeles launch of A Woman's Nation –an ambitious project and a unique report on the status of American women which includes an essay I co authored with Stacy Smith, Ph.D. and Amy Granados entitled Sexy Socialization: Today's Media and the Next Generation of Women" . The Womens' Nation initiative is produced by California First Lady Maria Shriver with partners including the Center for American Progress (CAP) and the CCLP and the multifaceted report –including a comprehensive national poll–is known as, The Shriver Report….
Step by Step. That's how we are launching a Center within a Center. Our focus is squarely on Women and Communication Leadership and creating a Center within CCLP for training and research. It is surely something needed as more and more women (and men) in the Communications Industry find themselves out of a job or forced to reinvent their skill set in this challenging and complicated economic time. Our goal is a robust training institute for women in Communication Leadership. But, first we needed a baseline look at the industry….
Award-winning journalist and media executive Cinny Kennard has been appointed a 2009-2010 Senior Fellow at the USC Annenberg School for Communication's Center on Communication Leadership and Policy. Kennard will lead the Center's development of a project on Women in Communication Leadership that will become a center for scholarly research, policy analysis, and professional executive training. Kennard will also contribute to the CCLP blog and participate in other public programs….