USC's 11th Annual
Women's Leadership Institute
Wednesday, April 30th, 2014, 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Russell House Ballroom
The Women’s Leadership Institute is designed for faculty, staff and graduate students from SC institutions of higher education who are interested in the advancement and success of women in leadership roles.
The 2014 Institute featured workshops, interactive presentations and a networking luncheon centered on promoting greater awareness of the challenges and opportunities women face as they seek to achieve a work/life balance.
Leading the Charge: A Woman of All Trades
Trade: Well Being
- Sexual Harrassment
- Women’s Fertility
- The Whirlwind: Life Inside of an Abusive Relationship
- Prioritizing Healthy Eating When You’re a Woman on the Move
- Verbal Judo
- SharePoint - Mapping your Course to Collaboration
Trade: Meeting Your Needs
- $tart $mart Salary Negotiation (PDF)
Terrie Smith, Ph.D.
- What’s in Your Pocketbook?
- Navigating Workplace Drama
- Social Media for Professional Development
- Network Security (PDF)
- Boss or B#tch – Misperceptions about Women’s Leadership
Trade: Career Advancement
- Women in Public Speaking – How to Become an Excellent Public Speaker
- Leadership Strategies in Development of
Multi-Disciplinary Research Centers (PDF)
Rita Snyder, Ph.D., RN
- The Complex Process of Human Communication
- Leadership through Strategic Planning
- Assessment . . . And Why It Should Matter To You
Trade: Graduate Students
Graduate Students, we also have a networking workshop in the morning and a panel discussion in the afternoon to help you navigate the new chapter in your life!
- Panel: Promoting Gender Equality in the Workplace
- A stronger community of women in the South Carolina higher education institutions
- Personal and professional growth through general and concurrent sessions
- Leadership skills and development
- Empowerment for women at all stages of their career to pursue higher level positions in their respective fields
Keynote Speaker: Katherine Swartz
Katherine Swartz is the director of the Center for Leadership at Columbia College's Institute for Leadership and Professional Excellence.
Previously the Vice President of Leadership Development and Community Involvement for the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce, Katherine also served as the first Executive Director of COR | Columbia Opportunity Resource. She oversaw the Chamber's flagship programs, Leadership Columbia and Leadership Columbia Alumni Association and worked with Chamber and COR members and partners to "build a bench" of young talent ready to assume community leadership positions.
The USC Provost’s Advisory Committee on Women’s Issues
For more information, contact Mary Alexander at email@example.com.