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Emerging Leader Programs

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Smith College Executive Education offers two immersive programs for new and advancing leaders. 


From Specialist to Strategist is an in-person leadership development program that addresses the unique challenges women face working in STEM fields.

Emerging Leaders is a virtual offering that equips women from diverse fields and career paths with the tools they need for success in any industry.

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From Specialist to Strategist

In-Person Leadership Training for Emerging Leaders in STEM Fields

June 2 to 6, 2024
In partnership with the Society of Women Engineers, From Specialist to Strategist provides emerging women leaders the professional development they need to thrive in the especially male-dominated STEM fields.
Experience level
0-5 years in a leadership role

Works in a technical environment and has recently started to lead teams and take on larger responsibilities.

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Emerging Leader Program

Live Online Training

New and emerging leaders must quickly learn and apply skills to manage their teams and build influence across their organization. The Emerging Leader Program offers participants essential frameworks for managing others, developing a strategic mindset, and communicating with impact.
Experience level
New managers; emerging leaders moving from individual contributors to manager roles; managers who have not yet had training or development and want tools to succeed

Recently started leading teams or taking on larger responsibilities, or are in the pipeline to move to a management role.

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