NEWL Course Credit

Women & Leadership
SOC 340/LDR 350

This 3-credit course is offered exclusively to Maine NEW Leadership participants. It takes place online one week before the NEW Leadership program begins and wraps up online one week after the close of the NEW Leadership program.

¨ Examine the social, cultural, and historical factors shaping women’s representation in leadership roles.

¨ Identify strategies that promote equal representation.

¨ Reflect on your own leadership goals, skills, and styles.

¨ Apply knowledge from the course to your experience in Maine NEW Leadership.

For more information about the course, please contact Amy Blackstone,


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Amy Blackstone, Director,

Susan D’Angelo, Program Coordinator,, 207.581.1648

Hon. Mary Cathcart, Founder,