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Women in Project Management


Articles, Blog Posts, Expert Opinions, Interviews

Boggi, C. (2019). My Name is Steve – Women in Project Management Leadership; PM World Journal, Vol. VIII, Issue III (April).  Available online at https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/pmwj80-Apr2019-Boggi-My-Name-is-Steve-English.pdf and at https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/pmwj80-Apr2019-Boggi-Mi-Nombre-es-Steve-Spanish.pdf

Bucero, A. (2020). The PMI Madrid Spain Chapter is promoting the great women working in Project Management in Spain; Project Management in Spain: Monthly Report.  PM World Journal, Vol. IX, Issue I, January. Available online at: https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/pmwj89-Jan2020-Bucero-Regional-Report-Spain-ENGLISH.pdf

Khelifi, Y. (2022). Be Bold and Reach High; Interview with Sandra Stosz; PM World Journal, Vol. XI, Issue XII, December. Available online at https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/pmwj124-Dec2022-Khelifi-Interview-with-Sandra-Stosz.pdf

Khelifi, Y. (2022). Women PowerUp in Project Management: Interview with Priya Patra; PM World Journal, Vol. XI, Issue III, March. Available online at https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/pmwj115-Mar2022-Khelifi-Interview-with-Priya-Patra-2.pdf

Larios, A. (2021). As a Woman in Project Management, Interview with Amanda Anders, Siemens Mobility, PM World Journal, Vol. X, Issue V, May. Available online at https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/pmwj105-May2021-Larios-Interview-with-Amanda-Anders.pdf

Larios, A. (2020). PMI Mexico Chapter Women Leadership Community; Project Management Update from Mexico City, PM World Journal, Vol. IX, Issue VII, July.  Available online at: https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/pmwj95-Jul2020-Larios-mexico-project-manaagement-report2.pdf

Quinteros, A. F. (2018). Women in Project Management: Future Perspectives, PM World Journal, Volume VII, Issue X - October. Available online at https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/pmwj75-Oct2018-Quinteros-women-in-project-management-commentary.pdf


Papers, Reports and Studies

Boggi, C. (2019). Latin American Women Leaders share their learnings: Project Management Report from Argentina, PM World Journal, Vol. VIII, Issue V, June. Available online at https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/pmwj82-Jun2019-Boggi-argentina-regional-report-english.pdf

Henderson, L. S., Stackman, R. W., and Koh, C. Y. (2013), Women Project Managers: The Exploration of Their Job Challenges and Issue Selling Behaviors; International Journal of Managing Projects in Business; 2013, Volume 6, Issue 4, pp.761-791. To access this article, visit https://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1108/IJMPB-06-2012-0033 (Ovya RK)

Littman, M.J.; Mathien, L.D.; Littman, E.S. (2020); Women in Project Management: Opportunities for Leadership Success; presented at the 9th Scientific Conference on Project Management in the Baltic States, University of Latvia, April 2020; republished in the PM World Journal, Vol. IX, Issue VIII, August.  Available online at https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/pmwj96-Aug2020-Littman-Mathien-Littman-women-in-project-management.pdf

PMI (2023). The State of Women in Project Management 2023. A survey by PMI in collaboration with Women of Project Management that provides a snapshot of the gender divide in the project management industry, with male project managers outnumbering female project managers at a rate of 3:1. Read the report at https://www.pmi.org/learning/thought-leadership/women-in-project-management-2023

Sieben, B., Braun, T., and Ferreira, A. I. (2016). Reproduction of ‘Typical’ gender roles in temporary organizations - No surprise for whom? Scandinavian Journal of Management 32, 52-62.  This paper reveals that men and women were clearly rewarded differently in temporary organizations such as projects.  Available online at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0956522115000780, or click here for report.


Books and Book Reviews

Jara, D. (2023).  Next Level Negotiating, HBR Women at Work Series, book review, PM World Journal, Vol. XII, Issue II, February. Available online at https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/pmwj126-Feb2023-Jara-Next-Level-Negotiating-book-review.pdf

Loman, J. (2020). The Perspective of Women Project Management Professionals, book review, PM World Journal, Vol. IX, Issue X, October. Available online at https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/pmwj98-Oct2020-Loman-Perspective-of-Women-PM-Professionals-Book-Review.pdf


Professional Organizations

Women in Project Management (WoPM) – a US-based professional organization committed to promoting equal representation for women and women of color in the field of project management. WoPM provides a supportive membership community and tailored resources including, mentoring, certifications, health & wellness, workshops, networking, and career opportunities that engage members during every stage of their career journey. To learn more, go to https://womenofpm.com/


Other Resources

A Girl's Guide to Project Management – A blog for project, programme and portfolio managers and project delivery professionals. Published by Otobos Consultants Ltd, a copywriting and content marketing firm that provides specialist project management materials and advice to small and medium-sized businesses, the site features the writing and advice of Elizabeth Harrin.  Visit https://www.girlsguidetopm.com/



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