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The mission of WIA is to increase the number of women faculty in the STEM departments at Michigan Technological University through increased recruitment, advancement, and career success. If you would like additional information, please contact us.

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Fall Workshop October 13, 2023

"Empowering Women to be Leaders in Science and Engineering: Leadership and Negotiation"  Presented by Dr. Pushpa Murthy

Women scientists take on leadership roles every day, in the classroom, in their department or institution and in their professional organizations. This workshop is designed to give participants the basic concepts of leadership, describe recent research on leadership qualities that lead to success and failure, discuss effective leadership styles for women in different cultures, provide strategies for career advancement into leadership roles, discuss effective negotiating techniques and developing and maintaining strong leadership networks.   Dr. Murthy has offered silimar workshops across the world.  This workshop is co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost and WIA. 

Event date: October 13th, 2023

Time: 1pm to 4.30pm

Location: MUB Ballroom A1

RSVP by October 8th, 2023.

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