Although some women have made great strides in corporate careers, their rise up the corporate ladder is still not easy. Apart from more systemic factors such as real or perceived glass ceilings, unconscious biases and leaky pipelines that women need to overcome to reach the top successfully, women also often lack the belief or confidence that they can reach the top.

However, the future outlook is promising with projected females rising to executive positions globally set to rise significantly (36 per cent) in the next decade. Programmes are being put into place to subsequently help women grow through the career ranks.

In this interactive webinar, Professor Sucheta Nadkarni will discuss how women can seize these opportunities and how they can proactively prepare themselves for the opportunities and challenges of executive positions through building confidence and personal power and leadership skills as part of clearly planned long-term career strategies.

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Professor Sucheta NadkarniSucheta has been an associate editor of the Journal of Management since 2011. She currently sits on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Journal (2011-present), Strategic Management Journal (2013-present), Journal of Management Inquiry (2004-present) and Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies (2008-present).

Sucheta has received several research grants including the National Science Foundation EPSCOR grant in Nebraska. She has also worked on research projects and grants with companies such as Boeing and Booz Allen Hamilton in the areas of strategic change and leadership.

Prior to joining Cambridge Judge, Sucheta was an Associate Professor at Drexel University, and prior to that an Assistant then Associate Professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She received her PhD from the University of Kansas in 2001.

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Date: 24 January 2017
Start Time: 13:00
End Time: 14:00

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Date: 24 January 2017
Start Time: 13:00
End Time: 14:00