ADVANCE Women’s Leadership @UD
UD ADVANCE partners with faculty from the Lerner College of Business and Economics to provide a leadership program for mid-career women faculty at UD. ADVANCE Women’s Leadership @ UD addresses the obstacles to women faculty assuming academic leadership roles, inside the institution and beyond. Informed by the latest organizational development research on gender, leadership, and learning, the program enables participants to develop their leadership vision, skills and network necessary to address the challenges of preparing women for academic leadership positions.
Leadership Networking Events
The UD ADVANCE Institute holds regular themed networking events to support faculty development. Topics from past events include How Professional Coaches Can Help Faculty Reach their Career Goals, Formal Faculty Mentoring at UD, Tips for Saying ‘No’ (or ‘Yes’ on Your Terms), Etc.
Past Leadership Events
- Spring 2019: Adaptive Leadership: A Workshop for STEM Faculty, facilitated by Nancy Houfek
- Spring 2018: ADVANCE Women’s Leadership
- September 2016: A Workshop for Women Faculty — Building Academic Leadership Strengths
- February 2016: Women full professors had dinner with Dr. Judith D. Singer, Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity, James Bryant Conant Professor of Education, Harvard University.
Leadership-Development Resources (External)
Drexel’s ELATE (Executive Leadership in Academic Technology and Engineering)
Cold Spring Harbor Workshop on Leadership in Bioscience
HERS Leadership Institutes