Women's leadership initiative

Women’s leadership initiative

The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School strives to be a leader in business education and to be an inclusive and welcoming environment for students, faculty, and staff.

The Women’s Leadership Initiative at Carey creates awareness of the essential role women play as leaders of businesses and society. We work to identify, research, and create opportunities for the vital discussions that need to happen around the opportunities and challenges women face as leaders.

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Executive Education: Women in Leadership

In this interactive three-day course, participants will learn to hone their skills in negotiation, influencing others and leading groups and teams using exercises, discussion, and case studies as the foundation. Each participant will leave the course with the skills to strengthen their personal network and the ability to create and claim value.

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Featured Stories

Personal triumph drives first MBA/MD student

June 3, 2019

Chelsea Moriarty’s career path started with a cancer diagnosis as a child. This challenge instilled in her a drive to help others, which led her to become the Carey Business School’s first MBA/MD degree candidate.


Women share stories of leadership and empowerment

March 6, 2019

Through the power of storytelling, a group of Baltimore women shared their personal experiences as leaders in “No Limits: Stories about female leadership, creativity, and resilience,” held March 6 at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. The evening was presented by Women in Business, a student-led organization at the Carey that aims to bring awareness of women’s leadership to both students and the broader community.


Creating your magic: a gendered perspective on personal branding for women

September 18, 2018

Personal branding requires that women rethink their brand story to expand beyond academic achievements and incorporate soft skills required for leadership.


Trailblazing women: stories of firsts, risks, self-doubt and success

March 7, 2018

Being “first” in a chosen field or profession can be both exhilarating and daunting. For women in leadership positions, it can prove doubly challenging yet ultimately extremely rewarding.


Women in Leadership: Opportunities and challenges from the athletic field to the boardroom

February 26, 2018

A diverse group of women leaders discusses how athletics and sports have contributed to their development as both leaders and executives. Research suggests that athletics can have a profound effect on shaping and nurturing leadership skills in women.


Leaders and legends with Senator Barbara Mikulski

November 13, 2017
Former United States Senator from Maryland Barbara Mikulski spoke at the Carey Business School on a host of topics ranging from women’s leadership to the economy in a lively one-on-one discussion with Carey Dean Bernard T. Ferrari.


Johnson & Johnson: Women’s leadership panel

October 24, 2017
Executives from Johnson & Johnson share their experiences as business leaders in an event was organized by Carey Women in Business.