Women in Leadership

Weatherhead is committed to advancing all those who seek management and leadership positions in our undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and executive education programs. We feel it is especially important to empower women managers to represent the true diversity of the workforce population and lead the way into a stronger business world with women in leadership.

Weatherhead prepares women for leadership and management in many ways. Here are just a sampling of activities where women stand out at Weatherhead:

In this episode of the Beyond Management podcast, Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior Diane Bergeron discusses the Op-Ed piece she wrote about the intangible functions of a job that often make it more difficult for women to advance in their careers.

Executive Education

As women advance in their careers, they need to develop new skills, perspectives and approaches. Under the direction of Diana Bilimoria, PhD, programs in Executive Education provide exceptional support for cultivating personal strengths, building networks, and overcoming barriers. Leaders and women aspiring to leadership positions will discover here the understanding, advice, and development opportunity they need to achieve their career potential, make significant contributions to their organizations, and maximize work/life balance.

Program Dates  
High Impact Leadership for Women - Online Learning Series 2.15.18
Career Success Strategies for Women in Leadership 3.14.18  
Developing Power and Influence for Women in Leadership 3.26.18  

Degree Programs

Women can discover and develop their leadership potential across the whole spectrum of programs at Weatherhead.

Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)

Get inspired and empowered to engage in purposeful career development and take on leadership for important causes, to lead change with more conviction and confidence, and improve our workplaces and communities for all in Diana Bilimoria’s MOOC, Women in Leadership: Inspiring Positive Change.