Join us for this 4th edition of our professional development series where we discuss confidence and leadership development strategies. This presentation is designed to help women learn how to maximize their potential by understanding more about confidence, the differences in confidence between men and women, and what we can do to strengthen it. Based on interviews conducted with top women leaders around the world, Dr. Madsen will also discuss some of the challenges women face in becoming leaders and how they have navigated through them to become successful.
Dr. Susan R. Madsen
Inaugural Karen Haight Huntsman Endowed Professor of Leadership and Director, Utah Women & Leadership Project
Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, Utah State University
Prof./Dr. Susan R. Madsen is the Inaugural Karen Haight Huntsman Endowed Professor of Leadership in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University. She is also a Visiting Fellow of the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Zagreb (Croatia) and a former Fellow of The Leadership Trust Foundation in Ross-on-Wye, England. Dr. Madsen is considered one of the top global thought leaders on the topic of women and leadership, has authored or edited six books, and has published hundreds of articles, chapters, and reports. Her research has been featured in the U.S. News and World Report, The Atlantic, The New York Times, Parenting Magazine, Chronicle of Higher Education, The Washington Post, and she is a regular contributor to Forbes. She is a sought-after speaker in local, national, and international settings. Susan has founded many women’s networks, and she serves on a number of nonprofit, community, and association boards and committees. Madsen has received numerous awards for her teaching, research, and service.