Women's Leadership Initiative Programs

RiseUP Leadership Forum

Ready to advance your leadership to the next level? RiseUP is an immersive and inspiring executive education program that advances mid-career professionals in their leadership journey. We draw on our 3C Model of Leadership to help women build CLARITY of vision for where they want to go, COMPETENCIES and skills to implement their visions and COMMUNITIES of peers and mentors to support them along the way. Our skilled faculty build on cutting-edge research and real-world experience to create a transformative experience that will leave participants energized and empowered to succeed.

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Women’s Leadership Online Certificate Program

This timely, interactive program draws on the 3C model of Clarity, Competency and Community, but in a framework that allows professionals to participate regardless of geography or schedule restrictions. In this dynamic forum, expert facilitators lead focused cohorts of 10 participants (or fewer) through the program to support leadership goals, enable deeper learning, and build strong professional networks through small group settings.

Visit the Women’s Leadership Online Certificate Program page for more information.

Ascend: Empowering Students for Success

The ASCEND Speaker Series provides timely topics that guide students seeking to thrive as leaders. This interactive program will develop your leadership skills and give you invaluable opportunities for networking with industry professionals and other UD students. ASCEND is open to all UD undergraduate students.

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Women Leaders Case Series
Professor Amanda Bullough has edited the Women Leaders Case Series, teachable studies about real women leading people and organizational development.

Both/And Thinking
Both/And Thinking
Lerner professor Wendy Smith has co-authored a new book that explores the unique ability of both/and thinking to solve complex problems.