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. Sign up to be a book study facilitator, while we read She Leads, The Women’s Guide to a Career in Educational Leadership. For more information, contact Honor Fede at hfede@naesp.org

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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

Resources

NAESP Pre-K–8 Principals Conference Call for Proposals Now Open.Learn More.