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Women’s Leadership Program: From Opportunity to Action

Women's Leadership Program

May 8-12, 2017

Program fee:
Until January 20, 2017: $6,100
After January 20, 2017: $6,850*

In a world that is increasingly unpredictable and uncertain, managers at organizations of all sizes need to possess entrepreneurial leadership skills in order to make a strategic impact.

While an understanding of fundamental business disciplines is essential, it is no longer enough. Women’s Leadership Program: From Opportunity to Action is a transformational five-day leadership development program for midcareer leaders who are moving into roles with increased strategic and leadership responsibilities. The program will act as an important guide as they harness their existing strengths, build new competencies, and develop a renewed leadership identity that creates new levels of value for themselves and their organizations.

Download the brochure here.

*Includes program materials, accommodations, and meals at the award-winning Babson Executive Conference Center. Accomodations are from 4 p.m. on day one of program to checkout on the final day.

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Participant Mix


The program is led by a group of faculty who are distinguished academics, entrepreneurs, and practitioners. They bring to the program a practical approach for driving improved individual and organizational performance.

Educators for this program include Susan Duffy (faculty director), Elaine Eisenman, Susan Foley, Danna Greenberg, PJ Guinan, Nan Langowitz, Heidi Neck, Mary Shapiro, Virginia Soybel, and Janelle Shubert.

Faculty Director Susan Duffy discusses the program.

"Taking a week to devote to the Babson Women's Leadership Program is a gift to yourself that honors your unique leadership potential. It's a transformational, week-long journey that serves to reset your career, your confidence, and liberates your passion to be your very best self."

Heather M. Magaw
VP, Client Services
Chadwick Martin Bailey


"In one short week I developed skills that enabled me to effectively migrate to a position of strategic influence at my company. I’m now totally confident in any business interaction, and I look at my contributions to the business much more open-mindedly. I encourage any woman looking to make a change in her approach to leading professionally to attend this program!"

Global Business Operations Manager
Symantec Corporation

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“Managerial expectations and habits, developed under the pressure for results and predictability, act as significant barriers to successful performance in leadership roles.”

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