HERS Programs

Through year-round programs, we create and sustain a diverse community of women and gender-diverse leaders who serve as bold agents of inclusive and equitable change in higher education and beyond. Find an opportunity to grow and connect below.

HERS Leadership Institute

A transformational, leadership development program, founded to make higher education leadership pipelines across the United States more inclusive and equitable by shaping the bold leaders of the future.

Who Should Attend?
An inclusive program for all faculty and staff who hold mid-to-senior level positions in higher education.

Next Stages Next Steps

Three-day career workshop to help higher education leaders secure new executive-level positions.

Who Should Attend?
Higher education leaders ready to apply to executive-level roles that involve an outside search process.

Equity-Minded Leadership: Centering Racial Equity

Four-part virtual workshop to help leaders translate institutional goals and values into tangible actions.

Who Should Attend?
All higher education leaders, particularly mid- and senior-level. We recommend institutions send teams.

Leading from the Middle

Four-part virtual series to develop the strengths and skills required of new administrators and managers,

Who Should Attend?
Leaders new to higher education administrative roles with supervisory or management responsibilities.

Executive Coaching Circles

Monthly, virtual peer coaching to help strong, effective leaders become even stronger and more effective.

Who Should Attend?
Senior-level executives in higher education. Circles are organized according to roles and responsibilities.

If you need assistance, from understanding which program is right for you to securing professional development funding, don’t hesitate to reach out. We will do all we can to help.

Throughout the year, HERS also hosts and attends events to expand and stay connected to our network.