This course will help students develop an understanding of women’s leadership and ways of influencing organizations. Topics will examine the personal, social, and structural dynamics that affect women as leaders, particularly in terms of how they are viewed, how their contributions are evaluated, and what kinds of opportunities are available to them. Students will begin to uncover and understand the unique challenges, constraints, and opportunities that face women today as they ascend to leadership positions. Key themes include the dynamics of power, authority, and influence, being different, managing multiple roles, and social expectations as they pertain to women. Instructor: Preeta Bannerjee, Ph.D.