Rethinking Women’s Leadership Development: Voices from the Trenches
AbstractAs recent graduates of a women’s-only leadership development program in higher education in the United States, we used autoethnography as a research methodology to provide critical insight into effective women’s leadership programming and evaluation. The potential of this methodology as both a learning process and product helped elucidate two key findings: (1) to effectively develop women leaders, work must be done at the personal, interpersonal, and organizational levels, as these levels are interrelated and interdependent; and (2) women’s multiple identities must be engaged. Therefore, relationship-building should be a central learning outcome and facilitated through program curricula, pedagogical methods, and evaluation. Including autoethnography as a program evaluation methodology fills a gap in the literature on leadership development, and supports our goal of making meaning of our personal experiences in order to enhance women’s leadership development. View Full-Text
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Selzer, Robin; Howton, Amy; Wallace, Felicia. 2017. "Rethinking Women’s Leadership Development: Voices from the Trenches." Adm. Sci. 7, no. 2: 18.
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