Personal plans for advancement help Baptist Health executives be "Women on the Move."

When Roymi Membiela attended the executive leadership development program “Women on the Move” at Florida International University (FIU), she was an assistant vice president at Baptist Health South Florida. At a recent reunion of program participants from Baptist Health, Membiela was now the organization’s new corporate vice president of marketing and public relations. Giving women […]

Hurry up and slow down

As secretary of Yale University in the 1990s, Sheila Wellington often negotiated with city officials in New Haven, Conn., home to the prestigious school. One item they tangled over was the fate of a couple of campus streets. Yale wanted to close the streets to traffic; the city did not. Every time Wellington raised the […]

Research underpins practical program dedicated to the leadership development of women executives.

Hillary Clinton. Janet Napolitano. Kathleen Sibelius. Nancy Pelosi. As these high-profile women—along with many others achieving stature in traditionally male-dominated fields—demonstrate different leadership skills and styles, the Center for Leadership (CFL) in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) has been researching the subject of women leaders and creating opportunities for their […]

Conference enables women to take next steps along leadership path.

Team building activity, Acid River, aimed at testing participants’ abilities to prioritize, organize, and mobilize around a challenge. “Women on the Move: Advancing Authentic Leaders” brought together experts on leadership and women rising in their organizations. Organized by Florida International University’s Center for Leadership and run by the College of Business Administration’s Office of Executive […]