Women's Executive Leadership

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While women have made substantial gains in the business world, today’s workplace has yet to fully embrace female forms of power and leadership, nor leverage the unique perspective and strengths that women can bring to the table.

With more women in the workforce than ever before –- and even more joining top leadership ranks -– the need for women’s voices to be heard has never been greater.

Reach your Leadership Potential 
The Women’s Executive Leadership Program is a program designed by women for women. Taking learning beyond the usual stereotypes, our program strikes the ideal balance between evidence-based learning and reality-based knowledge regarding women and their leadership potential. Topics include:

  • Power and Leadership in the 21st Century
  • Business Value of Investing in Women
  • Bringing Your Authentic Self to Work
  • Strengthening Your Voice
  • Win-Win Negotiation
  • Navigating Your Social Network
  • Setting Off on a Path of Success

Led by Faculty Director Laura Kray, this four-day program will help you achieve a new level of confidence and a greater sense of ownership over your own leadership potential. You will hear firsthand from high-ranking female guest speakers from top Silicon Valley companies, and learn to identify your own individual leadership style, better diagnose workplace situations, master powerful negotiation tactics, and set a path for professional success.


Key Takeaways

  • Understand how gender shapes the way power and leadership are experienced
  • "Get real" to reap greater rewards and personal satisfaction from work
  • Leverage women's unique perspective to solve personal, organizational and global problems
  • Be able to diagnose situations to select appropriate individual leadership styles
  • Master successful negotiation tactics –how to leverage influence and achieve win-win agreements
  • Learn tactics for building effective, supportive professional networks
  • Acquire new tools to achieve balance and cultivate personal fulfillment
  • Analyze a current personal career challenge to develop problem-solving skills for immediate application

Who Should Attend

Women who are:

  • Senior-level executives
  • Mid-level managers leading teams with direct reports
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Business owners
  • Aspiring to positions of greater authority and influence within their company or organization

Dates and Registration

Fee: $6,900
Program Length: 4 days
Location: Berkeley, California

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Program Director
Laura Kray
Professor of Leadership, Haas School of Business
Laura Kray is the Warren E. and Carol Spieker Professor of Leadership at the Walter A. Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley, where she has been on the faculty since 2002.Kray...
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Program Director
Jennifer Chatman
Professor of Management, Haas School of Business
Jennifer A. Chatman is the Paul J. Cortese Distinguished Professor of Management at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. She has served as Faculty Director of the PhD...
Program Director
Cameron Anderson
Professor of Organizational Behavior, Haas School of Business
An expert on topics pertaining to power, status, and influence processes, leadership, negotiations and conflict resolution, and team dynamics, Dr. Cameron Anderson is a professor of organizational...
Program Director
Dacher Keltner
Professor of Psychology, UC Berkeley
Dacher Keltner was born in Jalisco, Mexico, the offspring of two early members of the counterculture. His mother, a literature professor, and father, an artist, raised him and his brother in Laurel...