- Subject index
This work within The SAGE Reference Series on Leadership provides undergraduate students with an authoritative reference resource on leadership issues specific to women and gender. Although covering historical and contemporary barriers to women’s leadership and issues of gender bias and discrimination, this two-volume set focuses as well on positive aspects and opportunities for leadership in various domains and is centered on the 101 most important topics, issues, questions, and debates specific to women and gender. Entries provide students with more detailed information and depth of discussion than typically found in an encyclopedia entry, but lack the jargon, detail, and density of a journal article.Key FeaturesProvides a list of further readings and references after each entry, as well as a detailed index and an online version of the work to maximize accessibility for today's student audience.
Chapter 73: Overview: Leadership in Women's Health
Overview: Leadership in Women's Health
Women's leadership in health care can be seen from a national perspective. It can also be understood as a set of local initiatives. Sometimes these local efforts have been initiated by national organizations. By way of illustration, the Women's Basketball Coaches Association's Pink Zone initiative, according to its Web site, is “a global, unified effort to assist in raising breast cancer awareness on the court, across campuses, in communities and beyond.” This initiative began in 2007 to raise breast cancer awareness on college campuses and in local ...