Nancy Zimpher, President of the University of Cincinnati (UC) and Donna Jones Stanley, President and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Cincinnati served as co-chairs for the community-based research project called Pulse: A Study on the Status of Women and Girls in Greater Cincinnati. The Women's Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) initiated the effort at the request of more than 30 local executives of non-profit organizations that serve women and girls. Sixty female leaders from around the region served on the Steering Committee for the study which ran from June, 2004 to July, 2005.
Research was directed by David Maume, Ph.D., former director of UC's Kunz Center for Social Research, and a team of professionals from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Northern Kentucky University, and the University of Cincinnati.
With Kathy DeLaura (PULSE, Project Director), David Maume prepared an overview of the study's findings. You may also download a copy of the full report.