NAESP Center for Women in Leadership

Center Focus

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The Center for Women in Leadership is dedicated to the strategic study of women administrators and the unique challenges that they face as educational leaders because of their gender.

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The Center works to create a strong network of women leaders, offer mentorship opportunities to and for women leaders, and identify strategies to elevate women as they pursue leadership opportunities.

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Leaders engaged in the work of the Center for Women in Leadership are typically interested in eliminating gender bias, especially in education leadership positions, and to encourage and assist women to pursue leadership roles.

Join the Book Study

Join us for the Center for Women in Leadership’s third national book study. The next book study facilitator’s meeting is Feb. 7 at 7:30 p.m. ET.  We will discuss She Leads, The Women’s Guide to a Career in Educational Leadership by Dr. Rachael George and Majalise Tolan. For more information on becoming a book study facilitator or joining a book study, please contact Honor Fede at hfede@naesp.org.

 

Conversation and Connections Meetup

Join us Feb. 14 at 7:30 p.m. ET with the Center for Women in Leadership fellows.

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Join the Community of Practice

Learn, grow, and connect with peers when you join the Center for Women in Leadership’s community of practice.

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Meet the Fellows

Andrea Thompson

Andrea Thompson

Maryland State Department of Education Expert Reviewer; Delaware Education Associate for School Leadership; NAESP Center for Women in Leadership Fellow; and NAESP Mastermind Facilitator
Jessica Gomez

Jessica Gomez

NAESP Center for Women in Leadership Fellow and Principal
Alice Birney Elementary School
Colton, CA

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