INTS 405: Women and Leadership

INTS 405-001: Women and Leadership
(Spring 2015)

04:30 PM to 07:10 PM M

Enterprise Hall 277

Section Information for Spring 2015

How do women leaders lean in? Break the glass ceiling? Navigate the leadership labyrinth? NCLC 405 Women and Leadership examines challenges and opportunities related to women’s leadership development. Topics addressed include research on gender and leadership styles, traits, and effectiveness; effects of stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination on women’s under-representation in leadership; identity, intersectionality, and global dimensions of women’s leadership; effects of role conflict and organizational press on women’s leadership; media and political representation; and strategies for social change.


Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 4

Examines leadership within the context of the theoretical principles of women's studies through discussion of course texts, interactive exercises, field trips, documentary films, guest speakers, and reflection. Investigates the role that gender plays in the various forms of leadership and leadership styles. Explores the historical record of women in leadership roles, identifying the barriers as well as the opportunities. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Seminar

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