Best Practices Workshops feature leaders in various academic fields to share insights and facilitate workshops to engage the community of faculty and administration in the top-down process of change.
Seakers include previous ADVANCE program directors and administrators, leaders in industry and local organizations (e.g., Procter and Gamble, GE) that promote equity and diversity in their organizations and scholars specializing in broadening participation of underrepresented groups in the STEM disciplines.
Ellen Kossek, PhD
January 29-30, 2015
Ellen Ernst Kossek is the Basil S. Turner Professor of Management at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management and the Research Director of the Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence, a center that focuses on advancing women's leadership in organizations and society. Dr. Kossek is also currently Associate Director of the Center for Work-Family Stress, Safety, and Health of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, Work, Family and Health Network, an interdisciplinary national research team collaborating to implement field studies that have the goal of reducing work-family conflict as a pathway to enhance employee and family health and organizational effectiveness. She is the current elected President of the Work Family Researchers Network.
Her research is focused on three areas: 1) leader and organizational support of positive work-life-family relationships to improve productivity, well-being and reduce stress; 2) organizational adaptation to new work forms such as flexible work schedules, workload, and E- working (telework and mobile personal devices); and 3) managing global workforces, gender and diversity across global cultures and contexts. Dr. Kossek has taught students and managers in the U. S. & globally on such topics such as managing careers and work-life effectiveness; workplace flexibility (e.g., teleworking, flextime, part time); international and domestic human resource management and organizational behavior; leadership; teams; diversity, and organizational change.
Dr. Barbara Fivush, MD & Dr Myron Weisfeldt, MD
Dr. Barbara Fivush, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Division Chief Pediatric Nephrology, Johns Hopkins University and Dr. Myron Weisfeldt, MD, Director of the Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University will conduct a series of workshops for women and administration in the College of Medicine, Cincinnati Children's and the VA Medical Center.