YWCA Madison

YWomen Lead Topics

The speakers below are from the 2017-2018 YWomen Lead series. All sessions are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month from 8:30 AM until 12:30 PM at YWCA's new Empowerment Center (2040 South Park Street).

Due to overwhelming interest, registration for the next co-hort of YWomen Lead is now closed.

Jump to: Connecting YWomen leaders | Internalized Sexism and Implicit Bias/Emotional Intelligence and Mindfulness | Communication, Conflict Management, and Navigating Triggers | Own It: Building Your Brand/ Negotiation | Mentorship, Coaching, Capacity Building, Inclusive Supervision, and Managing Up | Othering and Belonging | Self-Care, Boundary Setting/Assertiveness, and Delegation | Leading Inclusively: Equity and Organizational ChangePersonal Purpose and Visioning

  

September 21, 2017: Connecting YWomen Leaders and Building Community


October 19, 2017: Internalized Sexism and Implicit Bias/Emotional Intelligence and Mindfulness 

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November 16, 2017: Communication, Conflict Management, and Navigating Triggers 

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December 21, 2017: Own It: Building Your Brand/ Negotiation

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January 18, 2018: Mentorship, Coaching, Capacity Building, Inclusive Supervision, and Managing Up

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February 15, 2018: Othering and Belonging


March 15, 2018: Self-Care, Boundary Setting/Assertiveness, and Delegation

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April 19, 2018: Leading Inclusively: Equity and Organizational Change

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May 17, 2018: Personal Purpose and Visioning/ Closing Celebration and Presentation of Certificate of Completion

Learn more about the importance of focusing on women's leadership.

Save the Date: Thursday, May 31, 2018 - YWCA 2018 Moxie Conference 

 

  • race & gender equity

    Why Focus on Women's Leadership Development?

    1. The wage gap still exists.
    2. Women lag men in senior leadership roles.
    3. The United States trails other developed countries in the number of women in senior leadership.

    Read more about the need for women's leadership development.

    2014 Women's Leadership Outcomes

    • 94% of 2014 Moxie Conference survey respondents (92 of 101) responded that they learned skills to develop their leadership potential.
    • 88% (63 of 72) of 2014 Moxie Conference survey respondents indicated that they gained knowledge of structural barriers from the plenary address.
    • 89% (16 of 18) of the YWomen Lead 2013-14 cohort session evaluations strongly agreed or agreed that the session increased awareness and knowledge of gender bias in our society.