Tag: Towson University Professional Leadership Program for Women

Lifebridge Health Leadership Academy Grows at Towson University

Over the past three years of running the Towson University Professional Leadership Program for Women, we have been able to tactically grow and expand the program. With increased awareness of the program and the unique content format, we have attracted more government, non-profit, and corporate partners. This has allowed us to build community relationships and help to support BTU—the growth of partnerships to better address the needs of the region. A New Leadership Academy Forms An exciting example of this is the LifeBridge Health Leadership Academy at Towson University. Over the past two years LifeBridge Health has sent several...

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TU Welcomes 2017 Professional Leadership Program for Women Class

Yesterday, Towson University welcomed 23 women into the third class of the TU Professional Leadership Program for Women. The women in this year’s class are an incredibly diverse and accomplished group, representing a broad range of professions. Each brings her own unique perspective, which benefits the other women in the current class and our growing alumnae network. 2017 Class Participants Anne Bannon’s professional background demonstrates a breadth of knowledge and global experience. For the past eight years, Anne has worked as CFO/COO and as an advisor on regulatory issues across the globe for Madd Gear, a global company which...

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TU Professional Leadership Program for Women: 2017 Preview Event

Over two years ago, Towson University created the TU Professional Leadership Program for Women as a way to equip women leaders with the knowledge and skills needed to elevate their careers. Since that time, 38 women have graduated from two classes and the program has become the leading leadership development space in the Baltimore region. On Tuesday, October 4, Towson University and President Kim Schatzel, Ph.D., will host a Preview Event for the 2017 class. This is a great opportunity for prospective candidates and their employers to learn more about TU’s Professional Leadership Program for Women. Program Facilitator Kathleen...

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Mark Your Calendar for These Fall Events

Fall is in the air! For the Division of Innovation and Applied Research, that means gearing up for a busy line-up of events. Providing a platform for critical discussions and dialogues for the TU community and the professional community is an important initiative for both the Division and Towson University. Here are a few upcoming events that may be of interest to you. BTU Community Conversation Tuesday, September 13, 2016 | 4:30–6:30 PM| Minnegan Room at Unitas Stadium | Register Learn more about BTU and how TU is building partnerships that work. This networking event will feature facilitated conversations...

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Towson University Professional Leadership Program for Women, 2016 Class

This morning I helped to welcome 21 women from the Greater Baltimore region into the 2016 class of the Towson University Professional Leadership Program for Women. Dr. Tim Chandler, Towson University interim president, said at this morning’s opening session, “Leadership development is at the core of Towson’s mission and this program really reflects that.” When we developed this program in 2014, we had high hopes that this would be a meaningful program and that the experience would be a rewarding one for both the participants and their employers. I believe the feedback from the 2015 class, their organizations, and...

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Professional Leadership Program for Women: Keynote Speaker

A couple months back, I wrote about the impact the Towson University Professional Leadership Program for Women had on participants, their employers and their organizations. On January 20, 2016, we will welcome another class of women from diverse backgrounds to Towson University for another semester-long program. Once again, the Leadership Program will allow participants to understand their personal leadership style. practice communicating with authority, projecting a professional presence, having difficult conversations, handling crisis communications, and networking. learn how to negotiate effectively, identify organizational culture, and excel within organizations. develop their personal brand and a road map for the future....

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TU Professional Leadership Program for Women

In 2014, leaders from Towson University began talking about how the University could harness our connections and provide a forum that would empower women with new leadership skills. We wanted to create a forum where women leaders could gain more self-awareness and create positive changes in their organizations and communities. Out of those conversations came the Towson University Professional Leadership Program for Women. Feedback for the Professional Leadership Program for Women In January 2015, we welcomed seventeen leaders from a diverse background of leadership roles into our inaugural class. The semester included panel discussions, group and individual coursework taught...

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Wrapping Up the Towson University Professional Leadership Program for Women

This past Tuesday, June 2, 2015, we held our final session and closing reception for the inaugural class of the Towson University Professional Leadership Program for Women. The day was bittersweet for sure. It was exciting to see the program graduate its first class, but over the past ten sessions the group grew to be quite close and I think it is safe to say we are going to miss spending every other Tuesday morning together. Over the past five months we have covered so much ground. With the help of an outstanding group of speakers, facilitators, and panelists,...

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TU Launches Professional Leadership Program for Women

I often describe myself as a “self-proclaimed leadership junky.” What I mean by this is I’ve experienced the gamut of leadership programs from Leadership Washington to Leadership Maryland to Leadership Howard County to leadership programs specifically for Economic Developers. Each of these leadership experiences has left me with a different gift and given me insights and tools I continue to utilize in my professional and personal life. So, when our President Dr. Maravene Loeschke approached me earlier this year with an idea for developing a professional leadership program for women I didn’t have to think twice—I was in! But,...

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