Recognize and grow your unique strengths as a leader.
Are you looking to take your next step in leadership, but aren’t sure where to start? What particular strengths do you have that can help you lead with excellence? Would you like to connect with other female leaders in higher education for learning and support? Please join us November 13-15 in Orlando for a powerful learning experience.
During this 3-day event, we will look at how gender and other factors such as generation, geography, and diversity gives you a unique perspective that can shape and empower your leadership style. You will also have opportunities to build an affinity network with your peers that can provide mentorship and guidance as you move forward with your goals following the event.
We are continuously looking to improve our leadership trainings. In our second year offering this conference, we have added sessions on:
We look forward to sharing these sessions with you as we continue to improve our women’s leadership training.
Mid- to upper-level female higher ed leaders who wish to build upon their leadership skill set for success will greatly benefit from the information shared at this conference. You will have the opportunity to learn from our expert faculty, as well as the shared experiences of your peers.
Contact Elizabeth Hubbell, Program Manager at email@example.com or 720-988-1218 if you’d like additional information about the program.
We want you to be satisfied with your Academic Impressions learning experience. If the program you purchased fails to meet your expectations, please contact us within 30 days and let us know. We’ll credit the full amount you paid toward another AI program that may better fit your needs.
Learning Outcome:After participating in this conference, you will be able to use a variety of skills that will enhance your effectiveness as a leader.
In these concurrent sessions, you will have the opportunity to work in small groups to build your leadership skill set. These session’s topics include:
Previously, Jeanne served as the Director of International Studies and Professor of Political Science at Miami University, in Oxford, Ohio. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Bucknell University, she earned a PhD in political science from The Ohio State University. Her research and teaching expertise are in the areas of comparative foreign policy, small states, Latin American politics, European foreign policy and pedagogy in international studies. She has extensive international experience, having conducted research and taught university courses in Latin America, the Caribbean, Asia and Europe. She has published four books and numerous articles on foreign policy, developing regions, and international studies pedagogy.
Dr. Hey is an alumna of the HERS Leadership Institute for women in academia, held at Wellesley College. She is also a past fellow in the Pew Faculty Fellowship in International Affairs at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, where she was trained in applying the case method of college teaching in global affairs. She has developed and facilitated workshops and presentations on a variety of issues in management and leadership, including for the Council on Colleges of Arts and Sciences. She serves on the Board of Trustees at Thornton Academy, in Saco, ME.
Ms. Arlethia Perry-Johnson serves as the vice president of marketing at Kennesaw State University (KSU), in Kennesaw, Georgia, where she is charged with managing the external positioning, branding and visual identity of the 35,000-student public university. Since joining KSU in 2006, Ms. Perry-Johnson has served in a variety of leadership roles, including as a special assistant to the president, the chief external affairs officer, the chief communications officer, and presently as the chief marketing officer.
Ms. Perry-Johnson joined Kennesaw State after serving from 1995 to 2006 as the chief communications officer/associate vice chancellor for media and publications with the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (USG) – the governing body for the state’s then- 35 public colleges and universities -- during which time she served four different chancellors and worked with a wide array of government officials, campus presidents, communications officers and higher education leaders. Ms. Perry-Johnson also is the founding project director of the University System of Georgia’s African-American Male Initiative (AAMI), a statewide program that impacts the recruitment, retention and graduation of Black males within the USG.
Eda Roth is an actress and consultant who for over twenty years has been bringing theatre-based skills to executives in various industries. Through her highly creative work, tailored to the specific needs of each individual she coaches, she helps leaders become more effective in every area of their work. Eda helps clients break through inhibitions so that they become more expressive of who they really are, enabling them to communicate more meaningfully and with greater results in a variety of situations. The range of her expertise includes helping individuals develop better presentation skills, executive presence and one-on-one communication abilities - thereby strengthening their talents in engaging others and building supportive relationships.
Elizabeth Suárez is an accomplished practitioner, management consultant and expert in the fields of Alternative Dispute Resolution, Leadership and Inclusiveness. With more than 15 years spent climbing the ranks of Corporate America, Elizabeth confirms “With New Phraseology Comes a Shift in Responsibility”, as she too further broadened her knowledge base and sharpened her negotiation skillset. Today, Elizabeth is highly regarded as an author, speaker, facilitator, coach, strategist, trainer and mediator. She is passionate about imparting professionals and assisting all generations, communities and organizations to better understand how to manage disagreements, succeed in any negotiation and develop the necessary strategies and tactics for success, all while deploying ethical persuasion and inclusiveness skills.
As a multi-cultural and bilingual strategist, Elizabeth is an expert in providing an amicable environment where difficult issues can be successfully addressed and resolved. Elizabeth works with clients in the fields of Education (k-12 & Higher Ed), Government (Transportation & Public Health) and Business (Financial, Pharmaceutical, Consumer Goods). She is the current Spanish spokesperson for the Marihuana In Colorado campaign from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment as well as Colorado Department of Transportation Central 70 project outreach strategist. In both roles, she incorporates inclusiveness strategies to ensure effective communication. To pay it forward, Elizabeth has spent many years mentoring Latina professionals and serving on the boards of multiple non-profit organizations.
Dr. Whitney is responsible for developing and supporting the university's very successful leadership team; on-going strategic planning/action; communicating & advocating the university's promise for our students, alumni, employers & the community; fund raising for excellence; and building collaborative and effective partnerships to extend the university's mission.
Karen Whitney has effectively led efforts to raise Clarion University's reputation of academic quality and high impact college experiences. Since 2010 several major efforts have transformed Clarion University including significant improvements to campus facilities with more than $150 million of construction and renovation projects completed or underway designed to enrich the student learning and community engagement experience.
Hyatt Regency Orlando9801 International DriveOrlando, FL 32819
To reserve your room, please click here or call 407-284-1234. Please indicate that you are with the Academic Impressions group to receive the group rate.
The rate is $189 for single or double occupancy, plus applicable tax.
A room block has been reserved for the nights of November 12, 13, and 14, 2017.
Make your reservations prior to October 19, 2017. There are a limited number of rooms available at the conference rate. Please make your reservations early.
Hyatt Regency Orlando is just 15 minutes from Orlando International Airport (MCO)
Mears shared shuttle service
Taxi: Estimated cost is $35-$45
“I have been a student of leadership, a teacher, & even a researcher. This conference was a reflection of the best thinking in leadership development as it pertains to women. In my 20 years working in the field of leadership, this is the best in terms of presenters, concepts & follow-up. I highly recommend it to all women at whatever stage in their career.”- Alexis Kanda-Olmstead, Managing Director of Talent Management Training & Support, Colorado State University
“This workshop gave me insight into how to grow in my career and provided connections and resources to make it happen.”- Kate Szetela, Program Manager, ESL/ABE/ASE, College of DuPage
“The Women's Leadership Success in Higher Education Conference has provided me with tools and knowledge needed to advance my professional and business acumen.”- Nel Boose, Director of Enrollment and Financial Operations, Central Michigan University
“I really enjoyed the conference. It was great to be in a room with like-minded women who have had similar experiences. I felt very empowered and excited for my future as a leader in higher ed. I can't wait to use the tools I learned for the workplace.”- Leigh McLaren, Assistant Director of Admissions, Berklee College of Music
“Great conference; awesome and knowledgeable presenters with expertise to share that will help you advance your thinking about the possibilities for your career direction. You will leave empowered.”- Merlyn Griffiths, Associate Professor of Marketing, University of North Carolina - Greensboro
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