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Do Power Differently

A Women's Leadership Immersion

Date: Apr 8 - May 10, 2024
Tuition

Member: $440.00

Standard: $490.00

This workshop is by application only.  Apply Now.

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Do power differently and become a more effective and caring leader in this guided online course hosted by the Omega Women's Leadership Center (OWLC).

Sharon Salzberg says the challenge of our time is to dismantle cultural conditioning to understand that we can lead with kindness as a fuel for effective action in the world.

Whether guiding a family, working in an organization, running a business, or holding public office, leadership involves deciding what matters most. Today, the old "command and control" leadership model is giving way to "connect and collaborate," and women are playing a central role in this important shift.

In this 5-week guided online course, you'll build skills in five leadership essentials—values, voice, vessel, vision, and voyage, including revitalizing self-care practices. Our seasoned team of faculty will guide you in a holistic exploration of leadership and power and lead you through a curriculum designed to help you #DoPowerDifferently at the personal, relational, and global level. Because we value a collective approach, this will take place in an intergenerational, cross-sector, multiracial circle of women.

This leadership immersion is for all who identify as women and want to become more effective and impactful leaders contributing to a caring, just, and sustainable future for everybody. Nine modules (two released per week) will invite you on a discovery of your leadership through dynamic content and activities including reflection, writing, movement, and meditation. Every Friday you'll meet with designated course faculty for a 90-minute live session to learn more and explore these complex topics in community through interactive exercises and discussion. There will also be opportunities for peer exchange, support, and wisdom.

This guided course includes two modules per week and four weekly live sessions with faculty. You will be working on your own and with other participants.

Whether you are a seasoned leader or beginning your leadership journey, this course can help you be the courageous, wise, and nurturing leader the world needs today.

For registered participants, this class will be available on demand through September 10, 2024.

Schedule

9 Course Modules:
Modules will be released twice a week on Saturdays and Tuesday evenings, and our faculty will host weekly live sessions on Fridays, Noon-1:30 p.m. ET (9:00-10:30 a.m. PT).

  1. Getting Started & Leadership: Orient yourself to this course and introduce yourself to your learning community. Delve into the OWLC's definitions of leadership and power. Do Power Differently: Examine your own relationship with power.
  2. Values: Explore your personal, relational, and global values.
  3. Intersectionality: Learn how an intersectional analysis supports your leadership.
  4. Voice: Investigate your connection with your voice and strengthen your capacity to communicate with authenticity and impact.
  5. Vessel: Learn how to connect to your "vessel" or embodied self as a resource of wisdom, discernment, and strength.
  6. Vision: Integrating insights from your work on values, voice, and vessel, create a compelling and actionable vision.
  7. Voyage: Bring your vision and purpose to the work of shaping an action plan that aligns with your intention and motivation.
  8. Leadership Plan: Sketch a one-year leadership plan for putting your learning into action and share an overview of it with your learning community.

Live Sessions:
Weekly live sessions take place on Fridays April 19, 26, May 3, and 10, Noon-1:30 p.m. ET (9:00-10:30 a.m. PT), where you will learn more about our module topics from designated faculty and deepen your learning through interactive activities and community conversation.

Optional Learning & Reflection Sessions:
Join a self-guided learning group and/or participate in drop-in facilitated sessions to discuss and reflect on the material with other participants.

Estimated Time for Completion:
The course commitment is about four hours per week for five weeks:

  • 2-3 hours weekly to complete 2 modules, plus recommended additional 1 hour offline for digestion and integration
  • 1.5 hours weekly live session
  • Plus: optional self-organized meetings with your peers

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the course?

Do Power Differently takes place over the course of five weeks from April 8 to May 10.

Who is the course designed for? 

This leadership immersion is for all who identify as women and want to become more effective and impactful leaders contributing to a caring, just, and sustainable future for everybody. Admission is by application. 

What should I know about the application process?

Applicants are encouraged to apply swiftly as spots are limited. The OWLC team reviews applications on a rolling basis and curates the cohort based on our commitment to creating a constructive and supportive learning community in adherence with our Justice Equity Diversity & Inclusion (JEDI) principles.

When are the live sessions?

Our faculty will offer four live sessions on Fridays from Noon-1:30 p.m. ET/9:00-10:30 a.m. PT. Weekly live sessions take place on 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, and 5/10. Please note that there will be no live session on 4/12.

Are live sessions mandatory?

Four weekly live sessions with faculty are a central component of this course. Attendance is strongly encouraged. We also offer virtual forums and optional facilitated group sessions for deeper engagement with the course content. 

Are live sessions recorded?

All live sessions will be recorded and shared within the learning community. 

Is this course strictly online?

Yes. Do Power Differently is an online immersion, allowing you to participate from anywhere in the world. It does not have an in-person component. 

How long will I have access to the course?

Students will have full access to course materials through September 10, 2024.

 

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