Learn about the Brain Science Behind Women’s Leadership

Learn about women's leadership in this webinar from the Society of Women Engineers and the SWE Advance Learning Center.
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Understanding the biological basis of a typical female leadership style can help women of all career stages become more successful leaders. Learn how to approach risk, challenge, conflict, and cooperation during this webinar from the Society of Women Engineers in the SWE Advance Learning Center: Frenemies: The Brain Science Behind the Dynamic Cooperative/Competitive World of Women’s Leadership with Dr. Rebecca Heiss.

By the end of this session, you will be able to:

  1. Acknowledge the importance of language in structuring power, and identify how this can undermine female leadership.
  2. Identify 2-3 reasons internal competition decreases productivity, as well as tips for avoiding this biological trap.
  3. Outline how to maximize the effectiveness of your own leadership style by accurately assessing how others perceive you.

Webinars are free for SWE members. Get it now. You’ll find this session and other learning opportunities in the SWE Advance Learning Center.

SWE Advance Learning Center

SWE’s Advance Learning Center 2.0 empowers women to succeed at every stage of their personal and professional development, providing lifelong learning opportunities to support the advancement of women in engineering. Access relevant, quality global programming through a variety of engaging digital technologies:

  • 120+ on-demand webinars
  • 10+ eLearning modules
  • 2 mobile courses
  • 2 virtual conferences (WE16 and WE17)

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