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Women in Senior Leadership

Kellogg is dedicated to helping top female talent take their place at the highest levels of corporate leadership. Here, we share an assortment of our most popular leadership and career articles from Kellogg Insight, which apply the research and expertise of our faculty to the broader business community.

With an emphasis on practical learning and talent development, the Kellogg Women's Senior Leadership Program equips women with the knowledge and tools needed to elevate themselves to the C-suite and beyond. 

woman walking confidently into a boardroom

What Will It Take to Get More Women on Boards?

Women make up less than a fifth of corporate board members. Changing that is a business imperative.

An executive tries to be an authentic leader.

Take 5: The Case for Being More Authentic at Work

When done thoughtfully, authenticity can make for more confident, ethical leaders. Here’s how to ensure you’re being your true self.

A man and a women cast nets into the water.

To Land Top Jobs, Women Need Different Types of Networks than Men

Simply being well-connected is not enough.

A woman negotiations at her job.

Five Ways Women Can Negotiate More Effectively

How to advocate for yourself at critical points in your career.

A group of coworkers sit in various chairs.

How to Make Inclusivity More Than Just an Office Buzzword

Tips for turning good intentions into actions.


What science can tell us about Building Great Teams

Assembling and managing successful teams is a core leadership skill, whether you are convening a temporary task force, managing a full department, or running a school fundraiser.

An executive tries to be an authentic leader.

5 Tips to Become an Authentic Leader

Sincerity can go a long way when stepping into a new role.

Employees use a conference room as a boxing ring.

Three Ways Leaders Can Solve the “People Problems” That Hold Teams Back

Sometimes the conference room should be a boxing ring, other times a campfire.

A woman contemplates "fake it until you make it"

Fake It Until You Make It? Not So Fast

How we compensate when we can’t be our authentic selves.

Leadership of a high-impact team requires strategy

5 Strategies for Leading a High-Impact Team

Why “teams are not cocktail parties,” and other words of wisdom.

Keeping employees motivated when there's no ladder to climb can be tough.

How to Keep Employees Motivated in the Absence of Promotions

Other incentives can keep employees happy in flat organizations.

Woman shoots arrow

Launch Your Career on the Right Trajectory

How women can maximize the post-college decade.

Female leadership styles reduce the likelihood of worker layoffs.

Is There a Female Leadership Style?

Data suggests the answer is “Yes”

A business leader communicates complex ideas to a circle of employees.

Six Tools for Communicating Complex Ideas

Business leaders need to know how to make their information stick.

Women as leaders tend to do better in ethnically diverse environments .

Leaders Do Matter—But When Does Their Gender Matter, Too?

Countries with high levels of ethnic diversity often suffer from slow economic growth—unless there is a woman in charge

Women supporting other women into the c-suite

Getting More Women into the C-Suite Means Keeping Them in the Talent Pipeline

Dean Sally Blount on supporting women through three “pivot points” in their careers.