Women in Leadership Program
Benefits to Companies
Benefits to Individual Students
8 Modules Online ($4,995)
Rolling Admission - Start Anytime
4 Day In-person ($4,995)
Currently on Hold - Dates TBD
Learn how to navigate the nuances of leading through thought leadership, barrier destruction, and influence. Each module helps you assess your skills, develop your thoughts, and work out your strategies. Even better, this course provides you with the full Women in Leadership Ultimate Toolkit of OVER 30 Workbooks, eBooks, team focused activities, online templates, assessments, planning guides, and cultural posters. All to help YOU on the road to success.
From the ongoing battle for equal rights to the breaking of barriers in the workplace, women face complex issues in a dynamic environment that has been dominated by men for centuries. Even in the face of adversity, women continually meet or exceed company expectations while continuing to juggle the day-to-day. The modern-day woman is often required to transition from mogul to mother in a matter of minutes. Enjoy a course created and taught by women leaders, for women leaders!
Dr. Sarit J. Levy
From patent acquisition to web development, Dr. Sarit Levy strives to build strong foundations and scalable practices for each organization she works with. These organizations span multiple industries, countries, and platforms; and these solutions led to the development of an innovative way to measure a firm's contributions and predict future success.
As an academic and entrepreneur, Dr. Levy has led, advised, and taught business programs for top universities and organizations around the globe. Not only is she multi-lingual, but Dr. Levy is also well-versed in sustainability, analytics, and international negotiations. With a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Touro University International and an M.S. in Management Engineering and Computer Science from Long Island University, she's played an integral role in many successful accreditation processes and continues to be an influencer in business leadership.
Blanca Greenstein, Esq.
Blanca was a lawyer for 25 years and served as a trial lawyer (voted Lawyer of the Year at the Public Defender's Office), head of litigation for a publicly traded corporation Ocwen Loan Servicing LLC, partner of two major law firms (Morris Laing Evans Brock & Kennedy, Chtd and Greenstein & Associates) and is also an inventor of a fully patented custom built email management program called Ingate, which she invented to process high volumes of corporate email.
Blanca’s true calling however is to produce broadcasts on a variety of topics to educate and empower her audience. The collective influences within the Laws of Life team reaches almost 74,000 followers in South Florida. Blanca also believes in the power of networking and also hosts a weekly networking event attended by business owners nationwide. Blanca is a superior public speaker that fires up her audience and motivates her listeners to be the best person they can possibly be. She is featured on 95.9 and 106.9 radio stations and has a regularly scheduled Podcast and Webcast that is always FIRED UP! Blanca is a force to be reckoned with and appears as a speaker at events worldwide.
As a veteran journalist and reporter for some of the top news teams in the U.S., Corvaya is both a newscaster and news-maker. After launching Florida Time, an online platform featuring news from 22 South Florida teams, she's grown both her subscriber base and her talents as a storyteller. While working for organizations like CNN, she regularly improves content, manages apps and teams, audits competitors, and pitches breaking news events. A driven thought leader, Corvaya’s dedication to copy-writing, editing, and multi-platform production has led to industry accolades such as a CNN Diversity Fellow and the winner of Cox Media Group’s Digital Talent Program.
Stephene Klein, MPH, MPHA, MB
As a real estate broker, radio host, and positivity influencer, Stephene is used to taking on many roles. Whether she's selecting commercial properties for expansion or reaching an audience of over 87,000 through various media platforms, Stephene stays focused on four foundational principles: resilience, resourcefulness, resolve, and reinvention. She's reinvented herself many times over 20 years in public relations, marketing, advertising, and business development. After working with CBS, Nielsen and JK Whatley, she's received awards for creative writing, video production, and was nominated for Fortune Magazine's 40 Under 40.
April Tucker, a polymath and Director of Financial Operations at Corvia, has excelled in finance, education, wellness, and culinary arts. With experience at Paysafe Group and as a consultant, she brings diverse skills to her role. April's journey includes running a catering business, teaching, and writing for publications like Inspired Parenting Magazine. A master yoga instructor and advocate for integrative wellness, she envisions a Ph.D. in yoga research post-retirement. Committed to empowering women in education and business, April mentors and teaches, emphasizing the value of lifelong learning.
Carina Dawn Reed is the Founder and President of Trumpets of Tirzah, a premiere lifestyle and leadership academy for Christian women. With a background in finance, she is an ordained minister and Christian life coach.
Carina worked with homeless women in Los Angeles for almost 20 years and developed a unique financial curriculum to help those women get back on their feet and break the cycle of homelessness.
Today, Carina develops faith-based content for the marketplace and trains women how to be empowered by living, and working, with ethical and moral values from a Christian perspective. She's a mentor to women in 17 different countries, leads equipping workshops and is an avid conference speaker.
Rita Marie Johnson
Educator, author, speaker, and award-winning innovator, Rita Marie Johnson, shares her transformative method for over 20 years. Discovering the synergy between empathy and insight, she created the Connection Practice (CP), fostering social-emotional intelligence and empowering individuals to turn negative emotions into creative solutions. Implementing CP in Costa Rican schools earned her the Ashoka Changemakers Innovation Award. Johnson has certified over 250 CP Coaches and Trainers, impacting 100,000+ individuals in 12 countries. Her book, "Completely Connected," won a national Nautilus Award and is an Amazon bestseller. Johnson taught CP at the United Nations University for Peace and various prestigious conferences worldwide. As the Executive Director of Rasur Foundation International, she spearheaded a successful bill for a Ministry for Peace in Costa Rica in 2009.
Melissa Monte, acclaimed mindset coach and host of the award-winning podcast, Mind Love, also serves as VP of Marketing for Mittun, specializing in digital solutions for nonprofits. Her podcast, named 2022 Podcast of the Year, reached over a million downloads in its first year, ranking in the top 0.05% globally. Melissa's strategic prowess and passion for empowering others define her career. With a background in journalism and counseling, she blends marketing and mindfulness to guide clients towards purposeful living. Recognized for her entrepreneurial spirit, Melissa is a sought-after speaker inspiring mindfulness and ambition in universities worldwide.
As a Lead Product Designer + Strategist at Robert Half, Leah is part of a team of tinkerers, prototypers, and researchers who are applying human-centered design to re-imagine a marketplace for talent around the world. Prior to that, she worked at award-winning industrial design firm fuseproject with Yves Béhar. Her design journey began working at Dwell Magazine. Passion projects are for the music industry. Leah has been a mentor for UX design curriculum programs for over 3+ years and was on the Advisory Council at Chico for Engineering Leadership. Lastly, she was Chair for Women in Leadership and Board of Directors for AIGA SF.
Janet Fishman, J.D., CEO of HOPE Organizers, Inc., leverages her legal background and 28 years as a corporate trainer to bring order to chaos. Her motto, "everything in life requires organizing," drives her passion for helping people overcome disorganization. Janet, a member of NAPO, ICD, and AADMM, directs NAIFA and WIFS chapters in LA and Silicon Valley. Recognized by Expertise.com, she excels in paper decluttering and management, serving as both organizer and daily money manager. With expertise in starting businesses and organizing clients’ foundations, Janet offers holistic solutions.
Klara M. Nyari
Klara Nyari is an accomplished Entrepreneur, who possesses a diverse background of Fashion Design, Footwear and Craft and Hobby Industries. A World Traveler, negotiator and also Mother of 4 athletes and musicians. Presently a CEO of a global Craft and Hobby supply firm in Vista California. Our company is actively reaching out in the community and supporting the Make a Wish Foundation San Diego. In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors and sports with her family.
Chequita McCullough, a seasoned presenter, author, and transformational coach, dedicates her 30+ years of professional experience to empower women in life, relationships, and careers. As a strategic leader, she excels in business development and has played pivotal roles in four publicly traded companies, contributing to two major mergers. Forbes Magazine recognizes her as a standout woman thriving in a male-dominated industry. Certified in Energy Leadership Index and COR.E Dynamics, Chequita specializes in executive coaching, leadership development, team building, and life transformation. Holding a Master's in Organizational Leadership and a Bachelor's in Leadership and Ministry, she is the founder of CM Coaching & Consulting, guiding individuals to unleash their true potential and make a positive impact on the world.
My name is Markel Farley and I am currently working in the program management office at a medical device and women's health organization. I live in San Diego, CA and am a great advocate for learning and the life bridges it creates. I am also a strong encourager of learning from various perspectives. I started as a microbiologist conducting research on STDs. Afterwards, I became customer focused and spent years supporting labs that required analysis regarding testing procedures, workflow, and test results. That role led me to leading teams and working in program management in the biotech industry.
UCSB Professional and Continuing Education
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University of California
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