The Leaders Featured in Talking Leadership:
Peggy Antrobus - prize-winning economist and founding director of the Women and Development Unit at the University of West Indies.
Susan Berresford - first woman president of the Ford Foundation.
Mildred Dresselhaus - first tenured woman faculty member in the engineering school, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and National Medal of Science winner.
Antonia Hernandez - president and general counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund.
Bell Hooks - author of numerous books, including Sisters of the Yam: Black Women and Self Recovery and Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism.
Lois Juliber - executive vice president and chief of operations, developed markets, at Colgate-Palmolive Company.
Karen Nussbaum - director, Working Women's Department, the first women's unit with the AFL-CIO.
Jacqueline Pitanguy - former president of Brazil's National Council for Women's Right.
Anna Quindlen - Pulitzer prize-winning journalist, bestselling author and social critic.
Nafis Sadik - executive director, United Nations Population Fund.
Patricia Schroeder - twenty-four-year Democratic veteran in the US Congress and C.E.O, Association of American Publishers.
Ruth Simmons - first African American and third woman president of Smith College.
Christine Todd Whitman - first woman governor of New Jersey.