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Empowering Women at Work: Why and How to Sponsor Others

Course Description 
Even though there are more women in leadership and executive roles within organizations, they are often given less consideration, respect, opportunities for career advancement, mentoring, etc., as their male counterparts. Join this course to learn about to be an effective ally and ambassador for other women. Gloria Cotton will share and examine best practices for women in senior level positions who have learned to not only navigate and mitigate but eliminate professional barriers erected to exclude and limit them. 

Learning Outcomes
By the end of this course, you should be able to:
  • Define the importance and impact of sponsoring other women in the workplace.
  • Identify barriers and remedies to increase support and visibility for women in the workplace, including the impacts of layering other dimensions of diversity (e.g., race, color, gender identity, communication style, etc.).
  • Recognize best practices for sponsoring others in the workplace.

66 minutes
Closed Caption: English

An expert HR and organizational development professional, Gloria Cotton has over 25 years of experience working with corporate, non-profit, union, non-union and government entities. She is committed to helping individuals, teams and organizations create and sustain environments where all people can be and do their best. Areas of expertise include: Human Resources, Race & Racism, Gender Identity, BRGs, Keynote Speaker. Gloria was named a 2019 Crain’s Notable Minority Executive.

This course offers 0.10 CEUs / 1.0 PDH. To receive CEU/PDH, the course must be viewed in its entirety in addition to completing the knowledge check with an 80%.
The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102; (703) 506-3275. In obtaining this approval, the SWE has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET 1-2018 Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Authorized Provider membership status, SWE is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET 1-2018 Standard.