Due to recent health and safety concerns, this meeting has been moved to a virtual format.
Today, we’ve all heard about the leadership gender gap, or experienced it firsthand in our own career. But did you know that perception (not skills or competencies) has the most significant impact on career advancement?
This chapter meeting is based on the best-selling book, "The Power of Perception: Leadership, Emotional Intelligence, and the Gender Divide."
We'll explore barriers and misperceptions in the workplace. We'll discuss the impact of gender culture and EQ on men and women’s behaviors, and will learn how Millennials and Gen Z are positively impacting work. The latest research, specific examples, and real-world case studies will be discussed. The speaker will provide strategies for individuals and organizations that support career growth, gender parity, and diversity.
- Examine barriers that contribute to the leadership gender gap
- Identify emotional intelligence attributes and their impact on leadership
- Explore how gender differences impact perception and promotion
- Apply individual and organizational strategies to minimize barriers to advancement
About Your Presenter
Dr. Shawn Andrews has over two decades of corporate experience in the biopharmaceutical industry with a strong history of leading, educating, and inspiring others. Shawn is experienced in leadership development, facilitation and training, and has helped thousands of leaders improve and develop using presentations, workshops, coaching, and psychological instruments. She is an accredited practitioner for EQ-I 2.0 and EQ 360 Model, Insights Discovery Colors, and Blanchard’s Situational Leadership.
Shawn holds an Ed.D. degree in Organizational Leadership from Pepperdine University, M.B.A. degree from Pepperdine University, and a B.A. degree in Psychology from the University of California, Irvine. She has authored multiple published articles and blogs, leads webinars and workshops, and serves on advisory and editorial Boards of Directors. She is founder and CEO of Andrews Research International.
You can order the best-selling book here: The Power of Perception
6:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. Networking
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Program (all programs begin promptly at 7 pm)
8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Informal Networking
ATD-LA is recognized by SHRM to offer SHRM-CP or SHRMSCP professional development credits (PDCs). This program is valid for 1.5 PDCs. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrmcertification.org.
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