For Women In Science, Technology And Engineering
Directing Innovation is designed to transform accomplished businesswomen in ST&E into outstanding global strategists and innovators who will contribute more broadly to their organizations' success.
Built collaboratively with the highly respected Society for Women Engineers, this custom-designed leadership program prepares senior-women women executives for advanced leadership positions. A select group of top faculty, industry experts, and thought leaders facilitate interactive sessions on critical topics facing global leaders. Smith's signature all-women learning environment where peers learn as much from each other as from faculty provides oustanding ROI.
Smith College and the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) have partnered since 2005 to deliver outstanding executive development opportunities for women in technology and engineering.
This intensive, week-long executive leadership program features a rigorous curriculum that will build core competencies of C-level success. Through a combination of lectures, highly interactive exercises, stimulating panel discussions with successful executives and networking with high-achieving peers from across the industry, this program will provide a solid framework for changing the rules of the leadership game in favor of women who attend.
Next Program Date: September 22 - 27, 2013
Programs take place on the Smith College campus, located in vibrant Northampton, Massachusetts – renowned center for culture and the arts.
Tuition includes all program materials, accommodations at the historic Hotel Northampton and most meals.
Be guided by the real-world perspective of leadership development cross-experts from the business, science, and engineering fields – guides like Melissa Thomas-Hunt, an expert in conflict management and team leadership. Thomas-Hunt holds both a Ph.D. from the prestigious Kellogg School of Management and a degree in chemical engineering from Princeton University...Smith faculty >