There is new research in the field of women’s leadership in Vermont! Kerry Secrest, and Marla Solomon, Director of Partnership Programs for the Five Colleges, wrote a book chapter, Women’s Leadership Development Through Networks Of Support: An Analysis Of The Women’s Leadership Circles Of Vermont a chapter for the book Managing in the Social Sector: Strategies for Advancing Human Dignity and Social Justice, by editors S. Aqeel Tirmizi and John D. Vogelsang.
The chapter explains the scholarship and research behind the Women’s Leadership Circle model, which they presented at the Global Conference of the International Leadership Association this past fall. Kerry Secrest is the Principal of Watershed Coaching, LLC and the founder of the Women’s Leadership Circles of Vermont program. Committed to improving the status of women in Vermont, she is also a Commissioner on the Vermont Commission on Women. This work is important to both the fields of academic research on women in leadership as well as to Changing the Story of women’s leadership in Vermont.