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KAWSE Inclusive Leadership Series: Dr. Subramaniam

  • Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 2:30 - 3:30 pm - Dr. Mangala Subramaniam, Professor of Sociology and Butler Chair and Director of the Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence at Purdue University 
    • RSVP Here by February 22nd to attend and receive the Zoom information! 
    • The Why and How of Best Practices Tools? An Overview of Two Tools as Examples: In this talk, Professor Subramaniam will provide insight into developing best practices tools in terms of both structure and content. Two tools - one on support, annual review, and recognition and another one on how to talk about and discuss 'difference' such as gender, race, ethnicity, immigrant status - will serve as examples. Both these topics are relevant in the current context of the COVID pandemic and the protests for racial justice. 
    • Speaker Bio: Mangala Subramaniam is Professor of Sociology and Butler Chair and Director of the Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence at Purdue University. In her current administrative role, she focuses on providing opportunities to enhance leadership skills and professional development for faculty. The key initiatives she has created for faculty success includes the Coaching and Resource Network for assistant and associate professors (see www.purdue.edu/butler). Her keen ability to be inclusive of various constituencies on campus has led to great success of the Center’s initiatives. Professor Subramaniam is currently working on a co-edited volume on leadership in higher education. Her co-authored piece in Inside Higher Ed (July 2020) provides recommendations for advancing women to leadership positions. This is reflective of her expanded research interests in the areas of gender and leadership, careers in the academy, and inclusive excellence. She is the current State Co-Director of the American Council on Education (ACE) Women’s Network of Indiana and an Associate Editor of Social Problems which is one of the top four journals in sociology. See www.mangalasubramaniam.com

Wednesday, February 24 at 2:30pm to 3:30pm