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The Power of
Inclusive Leadership

Combining academic insight with real-world strategies, the Center researches how organizations can create a more level playing field, where diverse talent can innovate and excel.

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Upcoming Events

"Here and Now - Moving Toward Justice" The 2018 Sally Dickson Lecture on Diversity, Inclusion, and Reflection"

Date & Time: May 22, 2018 7:00 - 8:30pm

Location:  Cubberley Auditorium | 485 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, CA

The Third Annual Sally Dickson Lecture on Diversity, Inclusion and Reflection will feature Lateefah Simon, a nationally acclaimed civil rights and social justice activist and community organizer. Simon is currently president of the Akonadi Foundation, an Oakland-based organization dedicated to racial justice, leadership, intersectionality and cultural expression. In 2003, at 26 years old, she became the youngest recipient of the MacArthur Foundation “genius” award for her work as a women’s development leader.

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The Center conducts original research and designs strategies for creating more inclusive and innovative organizations.

Our Seeds of Change initiative promotes young women’s leadership in technology by building competency, resilience and leadership skills.

Our Corporate Program is a dynamic community where companies learn and share strategies for creating more meritocratic workplaces.

The online Voice & Influence Program features faculty from leading universities on leadership topics--from effective networking to the body language of power.

Our Tools provide practical guides for blocking gender bias, as well as a video workbook on redesigning work for today's economy.