Title: Designing Corporate Women’s Networks, Initiatives, and Leadership Programs: A Research-Based Workshop
Who Should Attend: Leaders of Women’s Groups/Networks in Companies & Corporate Leaders
Cost: $55.00 (includes full breakfast and Eventbrite fee); must register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/designing-corporate-womens-networks-initiatives-and-leadership-programs-a-research-based-workshop-tickets-66032459865
Sponsors: SolutionReach & eBay
Description: This workshop is designed specifically for company representatives who are interested in creating, designing, developing, or restructuring women’s networks, groups, programs, and/or other initiatives in their organizations. Current and future leaders of women’s groups/networks and corporate leaders involved in these strategic initiatives are invited to participate. Based on the latest research, Dr. Madsen will teach attendees about the types of efforts, programs, and designs that have been showed to be effective in supporting and advancing women in workplace settings. The morning will consist of engaging presentations, small group conversations, and individual activities. This Utah Women & Leadership Project (UWLP) offering is designed to provide attendees with 1) tools to design and development effective programs and initiatives, 2) opportunities to network with those doing similar work in other companies, and 3) resources to help Utah employees obtain additional career development experiences and opportunities in the community.
Presenter/Facilitator: Prof./Dr. Susan R. Madsen is the Orin R. Woodbury Professor of Leadership & Ethics in the Woodbury School of Business at Utah Valley University. She is also the Founding Director of the Utah Women & Leadership Project, which focuses on strengthening the impact of Utah girls and women. Through the years, Professor Madsen has written a host of Utah research and policy briefs and snapshots, reports, and op-eds. Susan is also a well-known global scholar, publishing six books and hundreds of articles, chapters, and reports. She speaks globally, and in 2019 has already done keynotes in the United Arab Emirates, the UK, Lithuania, and Germany. She serves on many nonprofit, community, and education boards and committees, including Silicon Slopes, Envision Utah, Better Days 2020, Real Women Run, United Way of Utah County, Utah Financial Empowerment Coalition, and more. Dr. Madsen received a bachelor’s degree from BYU, masters from Portland State University, and a doctorate from the University of Minnesota.