WEBINAR

Women and Leadership: A Panel Discussion on the Imperative to Support Women Now

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Duration: 1 hour

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On Demand

Duration: 1 hour

On Demand

Duration: 1 hour

About the Webinar

In this session, we facilitate a discussion on women and leadership with prominent voices from Lean In and the Aga Khan Foundation, who discuss the imperative for organizations to support women leaders, especially now, to combat the disproportionate effect the global pandemic has had on women across the globe. Our expert panel also discusses how supporting women and leadership not only advances diversity and inclusion, but also creates a competitive advantage with significant business impact.

Join us as we dive into our own research and data from Lean In and other organizations to underscore the need to advance allyship, mentorship, and sponsorship to continue to elevate women and leadership to tackle the challenges and opportunities of the future. We’ll discuss the best practices for women’s leadership development, noting the wide variance and nuance of cultural considerations around the world, and how a flexible approach to elevating women and leadership development can help to retain more talent and drive change, both globally and within regional contexts.

What You’ll Learn

In this webinar, you’ll learn:

  • What recent research suggests about women and leadership, and why supporting women right now is an imperative for organizations looking to retain talent
  • Ways that allyship, mentoring, and sponsoring of women leaders can look different at organizations around the world
  • How all-women leadership development programs differ from all-gender programs, and why context matters

Support women and leadership opportunities for them with our customized women’s leadership development solutions. Or, partner with us to create an organizational culture where all your talent can thrive with our equity, diversity & inclusion practice.

Your Hosts

Vicky Grobler
Vicky Grobler
Societal Impact Director, Europe

Vicky designs and delivers transformational leadership development experiences to leaders at every level, across every sector, in Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America with particular focus on the NGO/Humanitarian Sector and Foundations. She collaborates with internal and external partners to meet the unique leadership needs of nonprofit, humanitarian, and inter-governmental organizations.

Vicky designs and delivers transformational leadership development experiences to leaders at every level, across every sector, in Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America with particular focus on the NGO/Humanitarian Sector and Foundations. She collaborates with internal and external partners to meet the unique leadership needs of nonprofit, humanitarian, and inter-governmental organizations.

Staci Frost
Staci Frost, MSc
Global Director, Organisational Effectiveness at the Aga Khan Foundation, Geneva

Staci leads the Aga Khan Foundation’s work on Organizational Effectiveness, driving the development, promotion, and implementation of organizational systems and processes to boost performance and effectiveness, setting related metrics and tracking mechanisms for strategic decision making.

Staci leads the Aga Khan Foundation’s work on Organizational Effectiveness, driving the development, promotion, and implementation of organizational systems and processes to boost performance and effectiveness, setting related metrics and tracking mechanisms for strategic decision making.

Emma Macan Roberts
Emma Macan Roberts
Senior Director of Lean In Circles & Company Engagement at the Sheryl Sandberg & Dave Goldberg Family Foundation

Emma oversees Lean In’s global Circles community of more than 60,000 Lean In Circles — small peer groups of women who come together regularly for peer-to-peer mentorship and support — across 190 countries. She’s also responsible for the growth and adoption of Lean In’s suite of free Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion programs for companies.

Emma oversees Lean In’s global Circles community of more than 60,000 Lean In Circles — small peer groups of women who come together regularly for peer-to-peer mentorship and support — across 190 countries. She’s also responsible for the growth and adoption of Lean In’s suite of free Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion programs for companies.

Vicky Grobler
Vicky Grobler
Societal Impact Director, Europe

Vicky designs and delivers transformational leadership development experiences to leaders at every level, across every sector, in Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America with particular focus on the NGO/Humanitarian Sector and Foundations. She collaborates with internal and external partners to meet the unique leadership needs of nonprofit, humanitarian, and inter-governmental organizations.

Staci Frost
Staci Frost, MSc
Global Director, Organisational Effectiveness at the Aga Khan Foundation, Geneva

Staci leads the Aga Khan Foundation’s work on Organizational Effectiveness, driving the development, promotion, and implementation of organizational systems and processes to boost performance and effectiveness, setting related metrics and tracking mechanisms for strategic decision making.

Emma Macan Roberts
Emma Macan Roberts
Senior Director of Lean In Circles & Company Engagement at the Sheryl Sandberg & Dave Goldberg Family Foundation

Emma oversees Lean In’s global Circles community of more than 60,000 Lean In Circles — small peer groups of women who come together regularly for peer-to-peer mentorship and support — across 190 countries. She’s also responsible for the growth and adoption of Lean In’s suite of free Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion programs for companies.

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