The Program for Research and Outreach on Gender Equity in Society (PROGRESS)
was established by Dr. Linda C. Babcock in 2006 to teach women and girls the value of
negotiation. Dr. Babcock, James M. Walton Professor of Economics at Carnegie Mellon
University’s Heinz College, is a leading authority on negotiation training with over
20 years of experience on the subject. Her work focuses gender and negotiation and she
has co-authored two acclaimed books on the subject: Women Don’t Ask: Negotiation and the
Gender Divide and Ask for It: How Women Can Use the Power of Negotiation to Get What they
PROGRESS’ efforts target women and girls between the ages 7 – 12.
Our primary customers include (but not limited to) the following: (for youth) schools,
after school programs and camps, homeschooling groups, organizations that serve girls;
(for women) colleges and universities, women’s organizations, businesses, employee affinity
groups for women, and conferences.