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Thayer Leader Development Group at West Point

Women Leading From the Front Lines: Core Leadership Principles From the Army and West Point

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Oct 8—11
4 days
New York, New York, USA
USD 6900
USD 1725 per day


A unique opportunity to have a fully immersive, exclusive, and interactive experience with role models who have demonstrated superior leadership skills in highly challenging and ever-changing situations leading teams and individuals in extraordinary circumstances. The faculty, all inspirational leaders of character, will lead and facilitate discussions and provide mentorship and guidance in small, interactive experiential sessions, which reflect the leadership principles, values, and ethics from the Army and West Point.

The faculty will bring theory to life and demonstrate meaningful connections between military leadership, and leadership in the corporate, governments, and non-profit sectors. Participants will actively hone these concepts and apply the skills through experiential activities, while simultaneously expanding their professional network.


Day 1

  • Check in at The Historic Thayer Hotel at West Point

Day 2

  • Enhancing Your Leadership Identity - BG (Ret.) Maureen LeBoeuf, Ed.D.
  • Commander’s Intent & Precise Communication - BG (Ret.) Becky Halstead
  • West Point Staff Ride - COL (Ret.) Pilar Ryan, Ph.D.

Day 3

  • Urban Orienteering - Carlys Lemler, Esquire
  • Keynote Address & Lunch: “Lessons From The Ledge” - Alison Levine
  • Leader Resilience - COL (Ret.) Donna Brazil, Ph.D.
  • Battle Buddy Action Learning Kick-Off
  • Battle Buddy Action Learning and Dinner

Day 4

  • Military-Style Physical Training - Kate Wender
  • Commander’s Call with Senior Advisors: BG (Ret.) Becky Halstead & BG (Ret.) Maureen LeBoeuf, Ed.D.
  • Action Planning & Academy Close - Karen Kuhla, Ph.D.

Who should attend

Mid-to senior-level leaders, across all industries, who want proven, practical tools for what it means to be a more effective, inspiring leader.


Expertise Leadership development, wellness, executive coach Experience Maureen spent 28 years in the U.S. Army, where she held various staff and leadership positions, as well as flying UH-1 helicopters in the continental United States and Europe. Most noteworthy was her assignment as the Prof...
Expertise Leadership, history, staff ride leader Experience Colonel Ryan is a soldier-scholar who served in a variety of command and staff positions, stateside and overseas, during her 27-year Army career, including command of Bravo Battery, 1stBattalion, 30thField Artillery Regiment, the larg...
Expertise Inspirational speaking (nationally and internationally; corporate and academic), developing leader training programs, leader coaching, consulting and advising, strategic level leadership, logistics, supply chain management, asset protection, physical security, risk management, diversit...
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