T103 | Women as Leaders


1:30pm - 3:00 pm


9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 10/13,
10/20, 10/27

Six sessions

This course is offered online via the free, easy-to-use Zoom program.

“I am absolutely confident that for two years if every nation on earth was run by women, you would see a significant improvement across the board on just about everything...” (Barak Obama, 2019)

Over the last 100 years, the role and rights of women have been changing. The constant in these changes is the number of awe-inspiring women leaders that have improved the lives of the people around them. Over six classes we will explore how gender influences women leaders, and identify issues that women continue to confront in striving for equality for all. From the bold suffragettes to women making current headlines, explore what makes women leaders “tick” and the issues that have inspired them.

Diane Whitehead EdD, DNP, RN, ANEF is currently a full-time faculty member in the Walden University School of Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program. She received her undergraduate nursing degree from Florida State University, her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Miami, a Doctorate in Education from Florida International University, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Walden University. She is a Fellow in the Academy of Nurse Educators. Dr. Whitehead has been actively teaching and administering associate degree, baccalaureate, and graduate nursing programs for many years. Dr. Whitehead has also published in the areas of nursing leadership, management and online nursing education. Her textbook, Essentials of Nursing Leadership and Management, had been used in nursing programs for over a decade. Additional publications include Leadership and the Advanced Practice Nurse and Health Promotion: Translating Evidence to Practice. Her current textbook, Advancing Organizations through Exemplary Nursing Leadership will be published in 2021.


Slides for Week 1: Week 1 slides.pptx

Slides for Week 2: Week 2 slides.pptx

Slides for Week 3: Week 3 slides.pptx

Slides for Week 4: Week 4 slides.pptx

Slides for Week 5: Week 5 slides.pptx

Slides for Week 6: Week 6 slides.pptx


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