Developing and Inspiring Women Leaders

For four decades, Tuck Executive Education at Dartmouth programs have helped successful women executives get to the next level. Our strategic leadership programs help women broaden their capabilities so they can more effectively drive growth, innovation and change for their organizations. The same world-class faculty that teach in Tuck’s highly-ranked MBA program also teach in our executive programs.

Here you'll find content that highlights some of the programs, people and experiences that make Tuck a learning partner that is uniquely positioned to help women leaders succeed.  We hope these stories inspire you to include Tuck on your leadership journey.

More Women Will Ascend to the C-Suite
More Women Will Ascend to the C-Suite
More Women Will Ascend to the C-Suite

Read Associate Dean Sydney Finkelstein's predictions for women in leadership roles.

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Women Leaders on Learning at Tuck
Women Leaders on Learning at Tuck
Women Leaders on Learning at Tuck

Watch women executives speak about their experience in the Tuck Executive Program

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Hershey’s Schaller Set Aside ‘Superwoman’ Myth On Route to Top
Hershey’s Schaller Set Aside ‘Superwoman’ Myth On Route to Top
Hershey’s Schaller Set Aside ‘Superwoman’ Myth On Route to Top

This segment of Tuck Voices: Women in Leadership features Kim Schaller of Hershey's Entertainment and Resorts Co.

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3 Simple Ways Women—and Men—Can Boost Their Professional Self-Confidence to Succeed as Business Lead
By: Sydney Finkelstein, Associate Dean of Executive Education Posted: Jul 8th, 2014

While self-confidence is a prerequisite for senior management positions, too much can ruin a leader’s credibility, judgment, and career.

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Schools Succeed In Attracting More Women
John A. Byrne; Poets & Quants, September 22, 2015

Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business MBA program boosted its Class of 2017 female enrollment by ten full percentage points to 42%.

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Slaughter & Rees Report: She Works Hard for the Money
By: Slaughter & Rees Report Posted: May 8th, 2014

A scan of recent magazine covers turned up a perennial challenge of leaders around the world: gender inequalities in the workplace.  So how are women today faring in the workplace?

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5 Traits of Strong Leaders
By: Jonathan Riggs | Tuck School of Business Posted: May 27th, 2014

We all have different ideas of what makes for a strong leader, but what really takes people—women especially—to the top? Elyse Allan D’79 T’84, president and CEO of GE Canada, shares the five capability areas that can boost a good leader up to the next level.

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State Street’s Atkinson Balances Family & Career Development With High Finance
By: Jason McLure, News & Events Writer, Tuck School of Business Posted: May 2nd, 2013

In this first installment of a special series on women leaders, Atkinson shares her thoughts about executive education, balancing work and family and keeping a focus on long-term goals. After her promotion from chief compliance officer to executive vice president for corporate finance at State Street Corp., she sought out an executive education program that would expand her strategic thinking, refresh her skills and develop her peer network.

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Boeing’s Wuerch Shifts from Tactical Mindset to Strategic Leader
By: Jason McLure, News & Events Writer, Tuck School of Business Posted: Jun 3rd, 2013

In this second installment of a special series on women leaders, Wuerch describes how she found that the qualities that made her a good investigator and middle manager actually hindered her as she rose to a senior post.  At TEP, she found new approaches to help her pull back from day-to-day problems and focus on longer-term strategies for success.

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Refusing to Compete on Price
By: Adriana Gardella, "She Owns It - Portraits of Women Entrepreneurs, New York Times Posted: May 13th, 2012

The New York Times blog series that highlights women entrepreneurs - SHE OWNS IT - featured a Tuck Minority Program alumna and entrepreneur, Jessica Johnson. Johnson owns the security solutions company Johnson Security Bureau, which doubled its sales in 2012.

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Tuck Strategists: Constance Helfat
By: Kirk Kardashian, Tuck School of Business Posted: Feb 3rd, 2015

“Instead of focusing on the problems, I focus on solutions, and how firms create opportunities for themselves,” - Constance Helfat, the J. Brian Quinn Professor in Technology and Strategy.

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