It’s Time Network is building the first national cross-sector network where individuals and organizations can come together in the spirit of collaborative leadership and collective impact to accelerate progress for women and girls, and we’ve started in San Francisco! As a hub of innovation and progress around gender equity issues, San Francisco became the first pilot city in our national Network City Program in 2016. The Network City Program is creating a permanent infrastructure that supports organizations working to improve the lives of women and girls everywhere to work together in engaging both individuals and organizations in collective action and impact.Read more
On Wednesday, January 11th, Women's March organizers and experts joined us to share information about how we can take action for personal safety and security before and during the march.Read more
On Wednesday, January 4th, we hosted a call in partnership with the leadership team from the Women’s March on Washington, including Tamika Mallory, Linda Sarsour, Bob Bland, and Janaye Ingram. Over 500 women joined the call, including participants in our network and key leaders and influencers working for gender equality. Presenters also included Melanie Campbell, President and CEO of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and Kathy Sanchez, Co-Founder of Tewa Women United. Both women are leaders on It’s Time Network’s National Advisory Council.Read more
Collective impact is one of the most effective ways to create systemic change, and that’s why It’s Time Network is building a collective impact infrastructure at the city level through our Network City Program. For those who aren’t as familiar with it, we want to explain what collective impact is and why it’s so effective.Read more
While it’s important to celebrate the advancement of rights for women and girls in the United States, it is essential to recognize the incredible amount of work yet to be done. Currently, there are more CEOs named David in the United States than there are Female CEOs. Women only make up 20% of Congress. At the rate we’re going, it will take 170 years to close the economic gap between men and women. That’s not okay.Read more
Despite decades of efforts and the work of many great organizations dedicated to achieving gender equality, we still aren’t there yet!
Why aren’t we? Because, we lack the infrastructure to consistently measure the inequalities and to then support organizations and individuals in working together long term to make sustained progress across all sectors. Now, more than ever it’s time to protect and advance the rights of women and girls.Read more
In order to address the complex and interdependent issues that exist in our world today, people across the gender spectrum must work in partnership for collective impact and systemic change. To facilitate and support this, It’s Time Network is building a national network of individuals and organizations across sectors that engage, support, and elevate women and girls, so we can work collectively to evolve democracy, build fair economies, and regenerate the Earth.
It’s Time Network affiliates with innovative, independent thought leaders representing a full spectrum of issues, sectors and lived experiences.Read more
American voters are less than two weeks away from electing the next President of the United States.This historic decision will not only affect the country for the next four years, but for many years hence, especially given the likely need to appoint up to four Supreme Court Justices during the next administration.Read more
“When women thrive, all of society benefits, and succeeding generations are given a better start in life.” - Kofi Annan
When thinking about the advancement of women and girls, one of the most important opportunities for impact is education equity because it is also the key to economic equity. A girl’s education will have enormous impact on her career opportunities and lifetime earning power. Additionally, women’s voices and influence are missing in still too many male dominated sectors.Read more
In order to address the complex and interdependent issues that exist in our world today, people across the gender spectrum must work in partnership for collective impact and systemic change. To facilitate and support this, It’s Time Network is building a national network of individuals and organizations across sectors that engage, support, and elevate women and girls, so we can work collectively to evolve democracy, build fair economies, and regenerate the Earth.Read more