Event Information

Date & Time
October 22, 2015 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm
Location
Cemex Auditorium
655 Knight Way Knight Management Center
94305 Stanford , CA
California US

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Reunion Homecoming Classes Without Quizzes: Advancing Women's Leadership

Description

Women make up half the population and have earned more than half of all undergraduate degrees in the U.S. since the early 1980s; yet women comprise only 17% of the U.S Congress, 4% of Fortune 500 CEOs, and 16% of the board of directors of major corporations. Come and learn the mechanisms underpinning the lack of women leaders and how organizations and individuals can increase women’s leadership.

This talk will be webcast for those of you unable to attend Reunion Homecoming. Click here for webcasting information.

Shelley Correll is the Barbara D. Finberg Director of the Clayman Institute for Gender Research and founder of the new Center for the Advancement of Women’s Leadership, professor of sociology at Stanford, and, by courtesy, organizational behavior at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Her expertise is in the areas of gender and workplace dynamics.

Lori Nishiura Mackenzie is the executive director of the Clayman Institute for Gender Research. She speaks widely at companies and conferences on women’s leadership, unconscious bias and tools for creating gender equality. She holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business.

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Speakers

  • Shelley Correll image
    • Barbara D. Finberg Director, Clayman Institute
    • Professor of Sociology, Stanford University
    • Professor, by courtesy, of Organizational Behavior, Stanford Graduate School of Business
    • Voice & Influence Education Module Presenter
    Shelley Correll is professor of sociology and organizational behavior at Stanford University and the Barbara D. Finberg Director of the Clayman Institute for Gender Research. Her expertise is in the areas of gender, workplace dynamics and organizational culture. She has received numerous national awards for her research on the “motherhood penalty,” research that demonstrates how motherhood influences the...
  • Lori Mackenzie portrait
    • Executive Director
    As Executive Director, Lori Nishiura Mackenzie leads the Institute's efforts to build impact with gender research. She is co-founder of the Institute's latest initiative, the Center for the Advancement of Women's Leadership. Mackenzie is creator of the workshops the Language of Leadership and the Dyanmics of Hyper-Effective Teams. She is founder of the online Voice & Influence program aimed at providing people with...