Resources

Voting Resources:


Project Vote: This site provides information on issues in the hopes of having an informed electorate. Click the link to learn more, or to register to vote.  http://projectvote.org/

Oklahoma State Elections Board: Learn where your local polling place is, if you are registered to vote, and access sample ballots for Oklahoma elections. http://www.ok.gov/elections/

Vote411: In connection with the League of Women Voters, Vote411 offers easy voter registration, as well as links to resources that can make voting easier. http://www.vote411.org/

Project Vote Smart: Informs voters about candidates and officials for any office with “free, factual, unbiased information”.  http://votesmart.org/

 

Business Resources:


Oklahoma Department of Commerce: okcommerce.gov Different resources and explanations of all the wonderful business opportunities that Oklahoma has to offer.

REI Women’s Business Center: reiwbc.org Specifically designed for women business leaders, this site provides ways to empower women wanting to start a business or expand one they already have.

Oklahoma Small Business Development Center: oksbdc.org Focuses on helping small business owners and entrepreneurs with specific information on women-owned businesses.

growinokc.com Business networking resources for businesses located in the OKC metro area.

Leadership Resources/Networking Resources:


Oklahoma Women’s Coalition: http://www.okwc.org/

United Way OKC http://www.unitedwayokc.org/

Sally’s List: http://sallyslist.org/

Levo League: http://www.levo.com/companies/levo-league

She Negotiates: http://www.shenegotiates.com/

Courageous Leadership Consortium: http://courageousleadership.org

Women’s Leadership Exchange/ Women’s Leadership Conference (last conf. Oct. 2014): http://www.womensleadershipexchange.com/

American Association of University Women http://www.aauw.org/

What We’re Reading


Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard by Chip Heath and Dan Heath

Influencer: The Power to Change Anything by Kerry Patterson

Women of Influence, Women of Vision: A Cross-Generational Study of Leaders and Social Change  by Helen S. Astin and Carole Leland

The Way We’re Working isn’t Working  by Tony Schwartz

The Athena Doctrine: How Women (and the Men Who Think Like Them) Will Rule the Future by John Gerzema and Michael D’Antonio

The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women: Why Capable People Suffer from the Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It by Valerie Young

All About Love: New Visions by bell hooks

“Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders” by Sheryl Sandberg

Bossypants by Tina Fey

Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women by Susan Faludi