Women in Leadership

Next Event:  TBA 07/06/2017  1:00 pm EDT

The Women in Leadership Channel features Cornell University faculty who bring academic expertise and real-world experience to help organizations overcome imbalanced power and influence in the workplace.

In these one-hour interactive sessions you’ll learn how to:

  • Identify gender bias and stereotypes in the workplace.
  • Execute on individual and organizational strategies for overcoming bias, allowing for women to succeed in leadership positions.
  • Communicate, strategize and direct from a leadership position as a woman.

Webinar Information

The Women In Leadership WebSeries offers monthly webinars with esteemed Cornell University faculty. New webinars are being scheduled often in order to bring you the latest in industry news, trends, and best practices.

Professor Williams teaches courses on negotiation, organizational behavior and women in leadership at the graduate and undergraduate levels at Cornell University. She has led numerous executive workshops on high performance work relationships with an emphasis on communication, trust, and conflict.

Your Women In Leadership subscription will include access to these recordings of past webinars.

If you learn to develop and improve your ability to listen, you’ll likely be better prepared to lead and manage individuals, teams and organizations. Join School of Hotel Administration professor Judi Brownell for a look at how listening can benefit your effectiveness as manager. We’ll also look at a few practical tools for your improving leadership ability and achieving organizational goals through listening.

Join Cornell University’s Pamela Stepp for an interactive live discussion on how to craft a personal leadership brand that incorporates personal values and demonstrates professional credibility.

You will learn:

  • How to get comfortable with knowing “what you want to be famous for”
  • How to present yourself powerfully in your organization
  • How to use storytelling to build your credibility

New research suggests that cultivating leadership from within an organization leads to greater success for the company and the individual who’s been promoted. Professor Elias will answer your questions and offer practical information on how you can unlock the hidden potential of your internal workforce for successful leadership.

Allison Louise Elias holds a Ph.D. in History from the University of Virginia. She is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Labor Relations, Law, and History at the Cornell ILR School where she teaches ILRLR 1100: Introduction to U.S. Labor History, ILRLR 2070: Writing Seminar in History: The American Dream in the 20th-Century United States, and ILRLR 3040: Special Topics in History: Women, Gender, and Capitalism. Prior to her appointment at ILR, she held teaching or research positions at the University of Virginia in the Department of History, the Studies in Women and Gender Program, and at the Darden School of Business.

Her research interests are gender and work, women’s leadership development, and ideas of success in American society. She is writing a book about the contested meanings of workplace feminism in U.S. corporations from the 1960s-1990s. Her book analyzes competing strains of women’s activism as well as changing state and corporate policies that provided some but not all women with upward mobility into leadership positions.

The Women In Leadership WebSeries features the following esteemed Cornell University faculty.

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