Women & Leadership

Women and Leadership

Our Mission

The Women and Leadership Alliance is a joint endeavor to support and promote student programs at the Claremont Colleges that will highlight issues faced by women in leadership in business, government and the professions. Entities currently involved include the Kravis Leadership Institute, the Berger Institute for Work, Family, and Children, the Robert Day School of Economics and Finance, the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, the Center for Writing and Public Discourse, the Dean of Students Office, the Dean of Faculty Office, the Office of Development, the Center for Global Education, CMS Athletics, Intercollegiate Feminist Center for Teaching, Research and Engagement of the Claremont Colleges, and the CGU School of Educational Studies.

Upcoming WLA Sponsored Events

Monday, September 15, 2014:Janet Mock is the acclaimed author of the 2014 memoir Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More. Please click here for more information and to reserve your space at the Athenaeum dinner.

Thursday, September 25, 2014: Dr. Manisha Priyam, a leading researcher focusing on politics and development, especially in the Indian context. Please join us for lunch in the Athenaeum (luncheon 11:30am, program at noon) to hear her analyze the implications of the massive election in the world’s largest and most diverse democracy. Please click here for more information.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014: Dr. Susan Wood, who resigned as director of the Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Women’s Health in 2005, when the George W. Bush administration chose to delay indefinitely a decision on whether emergency contraceptives should be sold over the counter. She is now an associate professor of health policy at George Washington University.