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Who should attend
Built for women in mid to senior level leadership positions and those who support them. Relevant to corporate, non-profit, and government leaders.
About the course
Join forces with Yale to prepare for a successful transition to senior leadership
Women have always faced unique challenges in the workplace. In the last few months, the professional and personal challenges facing women have grown even more fierce. Many women professionals are taking on more teaching and caretaking in addition to simultaneously managing a virtual shift in their careers.
In the wake of historical events, women are rising up across the world as the rocks of their families and the cornerstones of their organizations. They shatter groupthink, improve communications dynamics, and reinvigorate companies in ways that make them more competitive. Research shows companies with a critical mass of top-team gender diversity enjoy significantly better financial performance.
The Women’s Leadership Program Live Online delivers powerful, insightful content in a format that’s accessible. This virtual format allows women to easily engage and authentically connect with like-minded, passionate professionals, even during this difficult time. World-class faculty challenge participants with material to stretch them beyond their preconceived limits and strengthen them in both their professional and personal lives. There is no better time to empower women than now. There is no better way to empower them than to abundantly prepare them for their journey to senior leadership.
There is no better time to empower women than now. There is no better way to empower them than to abundantly prepare them for their journey to senior leadership.
Yale faculty will lead a wide range of interactive and experiential learning sessions proven to enhance women’s leadership behaviors. Participants build awareness of decision-making biases, learn how to create high-performing teams, negotiate win-win outcomes, manage crises, drive innovation, and create an authentic leadership style. Participants finish the program empowered with new ideas, skills, confidence, and fresh perspectives to add more value to their company and cascade the benefits of improved diversity across their organizations.
Below is a sample of what you can expect to experience in the Women’s Leadership Program Live Online. Content and schedule are subject to change.
- Reflected Best Self
- Emotional Intelligence: Leading from Within
- Knowing Your Voice
- Emotional Intelligence: Connecting to Thrive
- Giving & Receiving Feedback
- Influence and Persuasion
- The Real Art of the Deal
- Decision Making for Leaders
- Experimentation: Fail Early and Often
- Making Real Change
Zoë studies persuasion and decision making, working passionately to understand how people can lead happier, healthier, more fulfilling lives. At Yale, Zoë teaches Mastering Influence and Persuasion, advises Center for Customer Insights consulting and research teams, and collaborates with Google a...
Heidi Brooks teaches and advises on the subject of everyday leadership: the everyday micro-moments of impact that shape our lived experiences. Creating more courageous communities—especially within organizations—is a particular passion of hers. Dr. Brooks specializes in large-scale culture change...
EMMA SEPPÄLÄ, Ph.D, is a lecturer at the Yale School of Management and Faculty Director of the Yale School of Management’s Women’s Leadership Program. She is also Science Director of Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education, author of The Happiness Track and...
Rodrigo Canales does research at the intersection of organizational theory and institutional theory, with a special interest in the role of institutions for economic development. Specifically, Rodrigo studies how individuals are affected by and in turn purposefully change complex organizations or...
David C. Tate is a clinical and organizational psychologist and Assistant Clinical Professor in Psychiatry at Yale University. He is the co-author of Sink or Swim: How Lessons from the Titanic Can Save Your Family Business, and has been featured as a key-note speaker and lecturer for local, regio...
Received a BA in English from Princeton University, and an MFA from the American Conservatory Theater. Studied voice under Catherine Fitzmaurice and Nancy Houfek. Received certification as an Associate Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework in 1998. Has taught actors and business speakers in New York s...
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