Women Leadership in Higher Education Realize your Leadership Potential as a Woman in HE (Level I & II)
The two programs offered by the Center on Leadership in Higher Education treat participants, men and women as equals and looks into different ways and approaches to assist them fine-tune their leadership skill irrespectively of gender. Whilst there is a strong acceptance in equality of leaders in our sector; we still can notice a significant gender imbalance that remains at executive management level within higher education in many countries. Several contextual issues need to be considered to enable women leaders to realize their leadership potential and ensure they are better prepared for these roles. The Women Leadership in Higher Education series of programs are launched with the aim of empowering, strengthening and leveraging women-specific leadership skills within the context of higher education and the region to enable them to respond to the increasing challenges they face in their workplace and to strategically address issues specific to women and gender equality and equity. The program will also look into how to enable participants to become champions of equity for women in higher education.
Throughout the program participants will have the chance to reflect on their own leadership strengths and weaknesses in an active learning environment that gathers peers. They will be able to discuss the changing role of leadership for women academics in the region, explore opportunities and challenges, comprehend the set of requires skills from the 21st Century Leader of HE and gain insights into the multiple responsibilities and constituencies of their role. Aspects specific to gender issues and policies will also be tackled in details.
The Women Leadership in Higher Education can be delivered as either a 5 day program or as two programs (Level I and II); each of three days.
This Program is addressed at current and emerging middle and senior level women leaders, advocates and decision makers in Higher Education.