Beatriz Pesquera and Denise Segura both assistant professors of sociology and Chicano studies at the University of California are researching how employment affects the political consciousness of Latina women regarding traditional roles, feminism, and ethnicity.
This book identifies the challenges faced by women in positions of leadership, and discusses the intersection between theories of leadership and feminism. The authors examine models of feminist leadership, feminist influences on leadership styles and agendas, and the diversity of theoretical and ethnic perspectives of feminist leaders. They .address how diverse women lead, how feminist principles contribute to leadership, the influence of ethnic groups and the barriers that women face as leaders .Transforms existing models of leadership by incorporating gender issues. Looks to the future of feminist leadership and identifies what must be done to train and mentor the next generation of feminist leaders