Building on the momentum of its first Women in Leadership Series, Mercer University’s Center for Executive Education is offering a second round of free webinars for women leaders. 

The webinars will explore topics such as maintaining long-term excellence in leadership, managing priorities during a job search, cultivating inclusivity in the workplace, and overcoming feelings of inadequacy at work. 

“Promoting gender diversity in leadership is good for business,” said Jeff Wolfe, director of the Center for Executive Education. “Many of the world’s industries and businesses are lacking in female leadership, and we believe that a more diverse leadership will create more opportunities, innovation and better overall performance for the organization while encouraging teamwork.” 

In addition, he said, advancing women’s equality in the workplace could add $12 trillion to global gross domestic product by 2025, according to a McKinsey Global Institute report

From left: Dr. Nadia Barnett, Anne Kelly, Dr. Ansley Booker, Dr. Juanita Forrester

The upcoming Women in Leadership Series features the following four webinars:  

  • May 5 — “Strength, Courage and Wisdom: Leadership Lessons for Longevity” presented by Dr. Nadia Barnett, assistant professor and graduate program coordinator of human services for the College of Professional Advancement 
  • June 9 — “Career Search Techniques: Opportunities, Challenges and Personal Branding” presented by Anne Kelly, director of career and professional development for the Stetson-Hatcher School of Business 
  • Aug. 4 — “Success Strategies for Implementing an Inclusive Leadership Model” presented by Dr. Ansley Booker, director of diversity and inclusion initiatives for Mercer 
  • Sept. 1 — “Overcoming Imposter Syndrome” presented by Dr. Juanita Forrester, assistant professor of management in the School of Business 

All webinars will be held noon-1 p.m. on Zoom. Learn more about each webinar and register on the Women in Leadership Series website


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