Women's Leadership Workshop Series
Women make up 51% of the population and 48% of the workforce, but only 36% of all managers are women. YWCA Women's Leadership Institute workshop series empowers women to turn challenges into career-building opportunities.
Location: YWCA Greater Cleveland
Time: 11:30am - 1pm (doors open at 11:15am for registration and networking)
Cost: $50 per workshop, which includes lunch. Register for the full 6-workshop series by January 8 for only $250, receiving 6 for the price of 5.
(topics and dates are tentative; subject to change)
This session is FULL - Registration now closed for January 25 | The Balancing Act: Refining your work-life balance
February 22 | First Take, Second Look: Understanding unconscious bias
Facilitator: Heather Steranka-Petit
This session is FULL - Registration now closed for March 22
March 22 | Think Bravely, Lead Confidently: Breaking barriers for women leaders
Panel of Multiple Speakers
This Session is FULL - Registration now closed for April 26
April 26 | Empowering Creative Teams
May 24 | The Power and Passion of a Civic-Minded Philanthropic Leader
Panel of Multiple Speakers and Organizations
June 28 | Perfectly Suited for a Promotion: Building a professional image from head to toe
Facilitator: Twyla Turner
Manager, Learning Programs
Women's Leadership programs:
In 2016, women now make up 47% of the American workforce and are the equal if not primary breadwinners in 40% of families.
In 2014, 4.6% of Fortune 500 CEO, 14.6% of Fortune 500 executive officer positions, and 17% of board seats were held by women.
In Northeast Ohio in 2015, from a survey of 85 local employers, only 16.2% of board members, 14.5% of senior management, and 8.5% of suppliers were non-white (GC Partnership, COEI)
In a 2016 Washington Postsurvey, 88% of black Americans believe there is still work to be done for black Americans to achieve equal rights, while only 53% of white Americans agreed.