Wisdom from Executive Female Leaders: What Can Organizations, Executive Education Programs, and Graduate Students Learn?


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This qualitative study focused on the perceptions and experiences of senior executive female leaders and sought answers to the following questions: “What can others learn from executive female leaders, What can organizations do to retain and advance female leaders, and How can executive education programs and institutions of higher learning better develop female graduate students for leadership positions?” Twelve senior leaders were interviewed who shared the opportunities and challenges they faced as they made their climbs to executive leadership positions.