STONY BROOK, N.Y., March 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Why is women's presence in executive positions and senior academic postsin STEM scarcer than men? Whether it's the influence of gender/cultural bias; the impact of tokenism, isolation due to a lack of support networks or experience with glass ceiling obstructions, something needs to be done. One approach, the new Women
Open to 30 attendees, participants in the workshop, held from May 8-11, 2018 at the Hilton Garden Inn located on the Stony Brook University campus, will explore their full leadership potential by developing self-advocacy and learning how to be impactful in their workplace. The program looks to embolden participants within their careers, enhance critical and strategic thinking skills, develop political savvy, and cultivate individual leadership brands. Topics will include negotiating, conflict management, and dealing with gender bias.
"The Women in STEM Leadership Program is an opportunity for women to come together and shape the role they play in their respective organizations," said Patricia Malone, Executive Director of the CCE. "It is an interactive, experiential program encompassing workshops, mentorship, engagement, and networking to form a community of women leaders in STEM that will continue well beyond the program. It will identify and provide the tools and skills necessary to be successful women leaders in STEM, while building confidence as change-makers, thought leaders and influencers."
Participants in the program will be chosen based on their experience, curriculum vitae, communications skills and position in a STEM company. The program will feature industry leaders, program facilitators and instructors, including keynote speaker Jennifer P. Howland, Executive of the Pathways Program for Experienced, Diverse Technical Talent at IBM.
The Women in STEM Leadership Program will involve a three-stage process. Each attendee will:
Applications requested by March 31. For information, visit: online or by call CCE at (631) 216-7518.
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SOURCE Stony Brook University's Center for Corporate Education
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