The Academy for Women and Leadership

Academy For Women Leadership

Program Features

Transforming the corporate landscape

More women occupy positions of leadership in today’s business world than ever before, yet women continue to face unique challenges that delay or stall career advancement. 

As a participant in the Academy for Women in Leadership, you will gain the insights and practical skills to move purposefully to the highest levels of leadership. With research-based teaching and practical guidance from seasoned executive coaches, you and your fellow academy participants will emerge reenergized about your career, ready to leverage your influence, and prepared with a realistic plan to impact your organization.

Throughout the six-day Academy, participants will engage in interactive exercises and discussions, and work alongside their executive coach to augment classroom learning and work toward achieving professional objectives.

Act with purpose, navigate the workplace, and take the lead with new strategies and tactics in this unique women’s leadership academy program. As an alumnus of the Women and Leadership Academy, you will join a network of leaders committed to promoting ongoing learning and equity in the workplace. 

Participants may earn continuing education credits.

All courses include:

  • Industry-leading faculty
  • Research-driven results
  • Practical applications
  • Collaborative learning
  • Lifelong connections
  • Custom solutions

Act with purpose, navigate the workplace, and take the lead with new strategies and tactics in this unique women’s leadership academy program. Throughout the 6-day Academy for Women and Leadership, participants engage in interactive exercises and discussions and work alongside their executive coach to augment classroom learning and work toward achieving professional objectives.

Who should attend

  • Women with experience in a leadership role
  • Functional managers who aspire to positions of greater influence and authority in their organizations
  • Mid- and senior-level managers who lead teams or have direct reports
  • Those identified as high-potential talent by their organizations
  • Entrepreneurs and business owners
  • Participants of all genders who are interested in advancing women to positions of leadership

What you will learn

  • Reimagine and advance your leadership skills
  • Enhance your professional influence
  • Better understand the nuances of negotiation
  • Learn how to structure your professional network to support your career goals and advancement
  • Prepare to take on the challenges that every senior leader must face with practical guidance from seasoned executive coaches
  • Build a strong personal and professional network with peers from various industries

Faculty

COLLEEN STUART, PHD

Colleen Stuart, PhD

Assistant Professor, Carey Business School

Colleen Stuart is an assistant professor of management at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School with expertise in the areas of collaborative work, social networks and diversity. She holds a PhD in Organizational Behavior from the University of Toronto. Her research has been published in several academic journals, such as Organization Science and The Academy of Management Journal, as well as featured in The New York Times, The Financial Times, and The Huffington Post.