What We Do
Monday, October 23, 2017
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Symposium for Women in Policy and Politics
Of the many areas of our public life where women have advanced as leaders, the gains made in politics and policy are the most prominent. Around the world, and here in the United States – from Margaret Thatcher in the UK to Hillary Clinton here in the US – current generations of women in political leadership have paved the way for even greater strides in the future. In this engaging and fast-moving half-day event, we will highlight the challenges and opportunities for women in policy and political leadership through exploring the subject in three parts.
The Broader Conversation
What is the "Confidence Gap"?
When You're Ready, But Not Confident
Studies show that women don't feel prepared to step into their careers due to a lack of confidence. Yet women inherently possess in-demand skills and talents that organizations now seek for contemporary leadership.
Find out how the Pepperdine CWL is working to close this confidence gap with programs outside the classroom.
See our contributions and media coverage in the Los Angeles Times, The Huffington Post, and more.