Why a women-only classroom?

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Smith College Executive Education

At Smith College Executive Education for Women we’re asked about our women-only program model a lot. Why a women-only classroom? Don’t women need to work alongside men to succeed? Although our program has been around for nearly 40 years, we realize that single-gender education is still a bit of an anomaly.

So when we read last week’s Businessweek.com article “Don’t Fall for the Hype About Leadership Programs for Women,” we felt compelled to intervene. Its author, Karen L. Cates, made some bold assertions about executive education programs for women that need to be addressed. Continue reading

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What the Women of Brazil Can Teach the World About Leadership

Last month, Smith College Executive Education and Fundação Dom Cabral (FDC) partnered on the first women-only executive education program of its kind in Latin America. What we learned about women leaders in Brazil and Latin America was remarkable! Continue reading

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2015 Schedule of Executive Leadership Development Programs for Women Announced

Smith ManagementIn 1977, corporate leaders turned to Smith College to build the first non-business-school executive education program for women.  Today, Smith College Executive Education thrives as the leading expert in women’s executive leadership development.

With nearly 40 years of experience in women-only leadership training, Smith has grown a vast portfolio of open-enrollment and custom-designed programs for women at all levels of the organization.

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How long you have been sitting at your desk?

Do you know how long you have been sitting at your desk? Chances are, you’ve already ruined your workout.

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Three Ways to Get Inspired

Don’t worry. The first week back from vacation is always the hardest. Take back control of your creativity and try one of these three ways to find inspiration.

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