Colleges in Americas Should Cultivate Female Leaders, Conferencegoers Say

Women now constitute a majority of college students in many countries, but they still face a glass ceiling when it comes to leadership and research positions in higher education.

Those were the conclusions of a daylong conference of Space for Women Leaders in Higher Education in the Americas, held here on Tuesday. The organization, known by its Spanish acronym as Emulies, was founded in 2011 under the auspices of the Inter-American Organization for Higher Education, with a goal of