Leadership and Sustainability Course Open to Teens Entering Grades 10-12
Online course developed and presented by the RIT Women in Engineering and RIT Leadership Institute staff
June 2, 2009
by Michelle Cometa
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Rochester Institute of Technology is offering a new course, We Lead: Women Leadership and Sustainability, a nine-week online program, taking place from June 15 through August 14.
The course is a pilot program designed for young women in grades 10-12. It is developed by WE@RIT, the Women in Engineering program in RIT’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering and RIT Leadership Institute to help the young women develop critical leadership skills, the importance of sustainability in leadership, complexities of ethical decision-making and effective interpersonal skills.
Program faculty includes Mary-Beth Cooper, RIT vice president for Student Affairs, Margaret Bailey, professor of mechanical engineering at the Kate Gleason College of Engineering and Molly McGowan, director of the RIT Leadership Institute and Community Service Center.
WHAT: WE LEAD: Women, Leadership and Sustainability Online Course Open to girls in grades 10-12
WHEN: June 15 to August 14
COST: $75 per person