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Institute Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Welcomes Nominations for 2020 Leading Women@Tech Program

Atlanta, GA

Institute Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (IDEI) is now seeking nominations for the fifth cohort of the Leading Women@Tech program.

With support from the Office of the President, IDEI launched the Leading Women@Tech program in 2016 to facilitate women’s professional development and academic and administrative leadership, and to build a community of leaders across the Institute who will advance a culture of inclusive excellence.

Pearl Alexander, executive director of diversity, inclusion, and engagement, and program director said, “This cohort will partake in a revised virtual and truncated development experience with women managers at a few different levels. The 2020 cohort will also be larger, to include up to 30 women.”

This year’s formal program will run September through December and close with a community conversation next January. An emphasis will be placed on networking and engagement of the entire Leading Women@Tech community during the spring semester.

“The curriculum is streamlined to integrate storytelling, self-efficacy principles, emotional intelligence, contemplative practices, and race dialogue,” added Alexander. “These are foundational skills to lead through unprecedented uncertainty and will serve leaders by increasing self-awareness, resilience, and effectiveness in a multicultural environment.”

To submit a nomination, including a self-nomination, visit here. Nominations will be accepted through Monday, July 13. 

Following the nomination period, selected nominees will be invited to confirm their participation.

To learn more about the program, visit http://diversity.gatech.edu/leadingwomenattech.

Last revised June 30, 2020