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Faculty Voice & Influence Program

Voice and Influence session

The faculty Voice & Influence Program at the Clayman Institute aims to empower the voices of women faculty so they have more influence at Stanford, within their disciplines and in public debate. The program is in its third year at Stanford.

October 3, 2013
3:00 – 5:00 pm

Serra House

Introductory Session: Voice & Influence
Join us for an introduction to the program. You will meet fellow participants and get the introductory materials and overview.

“Minimizing gender bias in the workplace: From individual survival strategies to organizational solutions “ by Shelley Correll, Clayman Institute Director

Session 1

October 18, 2013
10:00 am – 4:30 pm

Happy Hour to follow

Having Difficult Conversations
Do you ask? In this session, we explore and practice negotiation and the impact of how we negotiate on our career and our influence.

- Getting (More of) What You Want: Strategies for Creating and Claiming Value in Negotiations: Maggie Neale, Graduate School of Business
- Difficult Conversations: Melissa Thomas Hunt, Darden School of Business

Session 2

December 6, 2013
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Happy Hour to follow

Creating Effective and Respectful Workplaces
Participants will engage in conversations about managing at Stanford, from setting a strategic direction to engaging communities in respectful practices.

- Roberta Katz, Assoc. Vice President Strategic Planning at Stanford University
Pamela Matson, Dean of the School of Earth Sciences

Session 3
January 29, 2013
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Happy Hour to follow

Harnessing the Power of Stories
Studies show that we are wired to remember stories much more than data, facts and figures. Harnessing the power of stories will enable you to be more persuasive, move people to action, and progress in your career. 

- Jennifer Aaker, Graduate School of Business

Session 4
April 10, 2013
Noon - 5:30 pm

Happy Hour to follow

Acting with Power
Power is an important facet of all kinds of relationships. Participants will explore the reasons for these challenges and experiment with an approach to managing them that emphasizes non-verbal behavior and how actors in the theater learn to play high and low-power roles.

- Deborah Gruenfeld, Graduate School of Business
- Kay Kostopoulos, Drama Lecturer

May 29, 2013
5:30 - 8:00 pm

Stanford Park Hotel 

Closing Dinner and Leadership Conversation
After a talk on leadership, we will engage a discussion on leading at Stanford.