Monthly Archives: March 2012

Networking and trust

The most recent Women’s Leadership Initiative session included a presentation about networking by Joy Johnson, co-founder of GrowthMindset (growthmindset.com).  She began by establishing that nearly everyone in the group has a negative reaction to the idea of networking;  the pervasive … Continue reading

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Women’s views of leaders

The March 2012 issue of Women in Higher Education reported on an Australian study about what women are looking for in leaders.  The researchers, Dr. Athena Vongalis-Macrow and Dr. Andrea Gallant, identified five recommendations for women who want to move … Continue reading

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Pushy advising

Last Saturday, I served on a panel at the American Council on Education’s meeting of state coordinators for the ACE Women’s Network, which was held in Los Angeles.  The panel’s topic was “Stalled in the Pipeline:  Broadening Pathways for Women’s … Continue reading

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