Call for Chapters: Global Insights on Women Empowerment and Leadership

Editors

MALIKA HAOUCHA, University Hassan II of Casablanca, FSJES Aîn Sebâa, Morocco

Call for Chapters

Proposals Submission Deadline: January 8, 2024
Full Chapters Due: March 11, 2024
Submission Date: March 11, 2024

Introduction

The book: Global Insights on Women Empowerment and Leadership is an attempt to show how in the tapestry of global stories and experiences, the threads of women's empowerment and leadership are intricately woven, shaping the very fabric of societies, economies, and cultures worldwide. The journey towards gender equality in leadership is not a solitary but rather a collective voyage, interlacing diverse stories, experiences, and struggles from every corner of the globe. "Global Insights into Women Empowerment and Leadership" aims to unravel this mosaic, offering a panoramic view of the triumphs, challenges, and evolving landscapes that define women's pursuit of empowerment in leadership roles across continents and cultures. This exploration is a testament to the shared aspirations and unique journeys of women navigating pathways towards parity and influence amidst a tapestry of traditions, policies, and societal norms.

Objective

From the bustling boardrooms of urban metropolises to the rural landscapes where grassroots movements take root, this book delves into the kaleidoscope of perspectives, policies, and practices that either propel or hinder women's ascent in leadership positions. It seeks to bridge the gaps between nations and continents, presenting a mosaic of insights and lessons learned from diverse societies, each contributing a piece to the puzzle of global gender equality. Through a fusion of empirical research, personal anecdotes, and cross-cultural narratives, this exploration aims to transcend boundaries, fostering a deeper understanding of the multifaceted nature of women's empowerment. It endeavors to showcase not only the successes but also the challenges that persist, highlighting the importance of solidarity, policy reforms, and inclusive practices in reshaping the landscape of leadership. "Global Insights into Women Empowerment and Leadership" is an invitation to embark on a journey of discovery—a voyage that celebrates the richness of diversity, acknowledges the strides made, and calls for collective action to accelerate progress towards a world where every woman's leadership potential knows no boundaries, where empowerment is not constrained by geography or circumstance, but is a universal birthright.

Target Audience

The target audience for a book on "Global Insights into Women Empowerment and Leadership" encompasses a diverse spectrum of individuals, organizations, and stakeholders passionate about advancing gender equality and fostering inclusive leadership cultures. Potential readers include : • Leaders and Decision-makers: Executives, policymakers, and leaders in various sectors (business, politics, NGOs, etc.) • Educators and Students: Academics, researchers, and students studying gender studies, leadership, sociology, or international relations. • Activists and Advocates: Individuals and groups advocating for gender equality, women's rights, and social justice, looking for • Professionals and Entrepreneurs: Women and men in various professions aiming to navigate and contribute to more inclusive workplaces, entrepreneurial endeavors, and community initiatives by understanding the benefits and challenges of gender-inclusive leadership. perspectives, case studies, and strategies to drive meaningful change at local, national, and global levels. • International Development Organizations: Representatives from international agencies, nonprofits, and NGOs focused on promoting sustainable development, interested in gaining insights into effective strategies for advancing women's empowerment globally. • General Readers: Anyone interested in understanding the complexities of gender dynamics, societal shifts, and the global impact of empowering women in leadership roles. By catering to this diverse audience, the book aims to serve as a comprehensive resource, offering insights, practical strategies, and inspiration for individuals and entities committed to fostering environments where women can thrive as leaders, contributing their unique perspectives and talents to create a more equitable world.

Recommended Topics

The book: "Global Insights on Women Empowerment and Leadership" may cover a variety of topics including: • Cultural Perspectives on Leadership: Exploring how cultural norms and traditions influence perceptions of women in leadership roles across different societies and regions. • Historical Narratives and Milestones: Tracing the historical evolution of women's roles in leadership, highlighting pivotal moments, and influential figures who paved the way for progress. • Barriers and Challenges: Examining systemic barriers, including gender biases, stereotypes, institutional hurdles, and socio-economic constraints that impede women's advancement in leadership positions. • Success Stories and Role Models: Showcasing diverse success stories of women leaders from various backgrounds, industries, and geographies, providing inspiration and actionable insights. • Corporate Leadership and Boardroom Dynamics: Analyzing gender diversity initiatives, corporate policies, and the business case for empowering women in senior management and board positions. • Political Participation and Governance: Investigating women's representation in politics, government, and decision-making bodies worldwide, exploring challenges and progress in achieving gender-balanced leadership. • Intersectionality and Inclusivity: Addressing the intersections of gender with race, ethnicity, class, sexuality, and other identities, emphasizing the importance of inclusive leadership frameworks. • Global Policy Perspectives: Reviewing international policies, conventions, and initiatives aimed at promoting gender equality and women's empowerment, assessing their impact and areas for improvement. • Empowerment through Education and Mentorship: Highlighting the role of education, mentorship, and skill-building programs in nurturing leadership abilities among women globally. • Innovative Solutions and Future Trends: Discussing emerging trends, innovative strategies, and technology-driven solutions fostering women's leadership roles in the ever-evolving global landscape. • Challenges in Different Contexts: Examining unique challenges faced by women in rural areas, conflict zones, developing nations, and marginalized communities in accessing leadership opportunities. • Collaborative Approaches and Partnerships: Showcasing successful collaborations between governments, businesses, NGOs, and grassroots organizations in advancing women's leadership. • Women Empowerment through Social Enterprise

Submission Procedure

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before January 8, 2024, a chapter proposal of 1,000 to 2,000 words clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors will be notified by January 11, 2024 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by March 11, 2024, and all interested authors must consult the guidelines for manuscript submissions at https://www.igi-global.com/publish/contributor-resources/before-you-write/ prior to submission. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.

Note: There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication, Global Insights on Women Empowerment and Leadership. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process.

All proposals should be submitted through the eEditorial Discovery® online submission manager.



Publisher

This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), an international academic publisher of the "Information Science Reference" (formerly Idea Group Reference), "Medical Information Science Reference," "Business Science Reference," and "Engineering Science Reference" imprints. IGI Global specializes in publishing reference books, scholarly journals, and electronic databases featuring academic research on a variety of innovative topic areas including, but not limited to, education, social science, medicine and healthcare, business and management, information science and technology, engineering, public administration, library and information science, media and communication studies, and environmental science. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit https://www.igi-global.com. This publication is anticipated to be released in 2024.



Important Dates

January 8, 2024: Proposal Submission Deadline
January 22, 2024: Notification of Acceptance
March 11, 2024: Full Chapter Submission
March 31, 2024: Review Results Returned
April 28, 2024: Final Acceptance Notification
May 5, 2024: Final Chapter Submission



Inquiries

MALIKA HAOUCHA University Hassan II of Casablanca, FSJES Aîn Sebâa malikahaoucha@hotmail.com malikahaoucha@gmail.com

Classifications


Business and Management; Computer Science and Information Technology; Education; Environmental, Agricultural, and Physical Sciences; Medical, Healthcare, and Life Sciences; Media and Communications; Government and Law; Social Sciences and Humanities; Science and Engineering
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