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Professional Pathways

tomorrow's leaders

We are dedicated to engaging, inspiring and empowering the next generation of women leaders. We offer certificate programs for women at every stage of their career. Leadership is a powerful tool that can be used to eliminate barriers, change perspectives, create social change and improve the lives of others.

We have an ambitious vision with a proven track record of excellence and innovation. Together, we have the capacity to make change happen by closing the leadership gap.

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Certificate Programs

We offer certificate programs with direct relevance to your leadership journey no matter if you are just starting out or are more established. 

Rising Leadership Certificate

Enrolling Spring 2023

We create a network of women on campus and in the community to engage and empower each other.

The Rising Certificate Program is designed for undergraduate and early career women seeking leadership development. Hard work is not enough. Women from their earliest career stages must work not only diligently but strategically.

The certificate program will lay a strategic foundation for advancement and serve as a difference-making credential.

Emerge as a Leader

Advanced Leadership Certificate

Enrolling Spring 2023

We believe in the power of women in business and the value they bring to our communities.

The Advanced Leadership Certificate Program is designed for women in middle management to director roles. You might have some leadership experience, and you're reaching for that next level of responsibility.

The certificate program will provide guidance and woman-to-woman networking to outbalance the challenges obstructing a woman's advancement. 

Grow Develop Thrive


If you have any questions about any of our certificate programs, please contact the Institute for Women's Leadership at

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