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RISD LEADS - Who Does She Think She Is?

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Monday, Sep 26, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT
Tap Room, 4th Floor Memorial HallMap Location

Featuring: Mahnoor Ahmed, Associate Director for Student Diversity and Development at Towson University & Karol Martinez-Doane, Director of Student Activities at Maryland Institute
College of Art (Biographies)

Have you ever caught yourself thinking or speaking negatively about women leaders? We have. In this session, we aim to unlearn the harmful expectations and perceptions we have for women leaders. Using the perception placed on women leaders and how individuals should navigate this, participants will leave this session with a better understanding of how to manage bias and expectation within the context of social and personal identities. Through engaging media clips and discussion, you’ll leave this session with a greater understanding of yourself as a leader and how to contribute to positive change in your community.


Fulfills - Inclusion/Diversity, Communication

While RISD LEADS is offered as a certificate program, Sessions are open to anyone who is interested. You do not have to fully enroll in the LEADS program to attend sessions. Formal entry can be done at any time and credit is given for past attendance. 

Whether you are interested in formally enrolling in the RISD LEADS program or want to sample specific sessions, this semester's series will provide you with wonderful opportunities and enrichment.