Smith College Executive Education for Women Announces 2016 Schedule of Leadership Development Programs

NORTHAMPTON, Mass., December 21, 2015, — Smith College Executive Education today announces their 2016 schedule of women’s executive leadership development programs.
Smith College Executive Education is the leading expert in women’s executive leadership development. With nearly 40 years of experience in women-only leadership training, Smith has grown a portfolio of global leadership development programs for women.

Each year a growing list of Fortune 500 companies looking to retain, develop, and advance female talent partner with Smith to design and deliver programs that align with their internal talent development and diversity and inclusion goals.

2016 Program Schedule

Directing Innovation

February 21 – 26, 2016
Tucson, AZ
Designed to transform accomplished businesswomen in science, technology, and engineering into outstanding global strategists and innovators who will contribute more broadly to their organizations’ success.
>>Read more about Directing Innovation

From Specialist to Strategist

June 6 – 10, 2016
Smith College
Provides emerging women leaders in science, technology, and engineering with the knowledge and skills to advance to more senior-level roles within their organization.
>>Read more about From Specialist to Strategist

Smith-Tuck Global Leaders Program for Women

June 20 – 24, 2016
Smith College
Senior-level women executives examine what it means to be global leaders during times of accelerating complexity and risk, as well as the unique challenges they face as women leaders.
>>Read more about the Smith-Tuck Global Leaders Program for Women

Smith College Leadership Consortium

July 17 – 28, 2016
Smith College
A leadership deep-dive for director and VP-level women executives designed in collaboration with their companies to quickly move high-potential women up the leadership pipeline.
>>Read more about the Smith College Leadership Consortium

FDC-Smith Women’s Global Leaders Program

September 11 – 16, 2016
Leadership development that addresses issues unique to women executives living and doing business in Latin America.
>>Read more about the FDC-Smith Women’s Global Leaders Program

Smith Custom-Designed Programs

For companies looking to build their female leadership pipeline – fast.
>>Read more about Smith Custom Programs

For more information or to enroll your women for a Smith College Executive Education program in 2016 please email

About Smith College Executive Education for Women

Smith College Executive Education for Women prepares organizations to compete in a highly competitive global economy. Smith’s leadership programs for women enable forward-thinking organizations to build a pipeline of high-performing women leaders at all levels of the company.

Established in 1975, long before other leadership programs were open to women, Smith remains the leader in women-only executive leadership development. Smith’s approach to executive education blends academic rigor with a dialogue centered on real-world business issues.

Smith’s signature all-women classroom model supports women’s natural collaborative and participatory learning style, and creates an environment where women can build bonds of trust, mutual respect, common experience and a global network for life-long learning. For more information, please visit

Media Contact:
Ashli Stempel
Smith College Executive Education

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