ILA Podcast

Womens Leadership Journeys: Stories, Research, and Perspectives

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with Sherylle J. Tan and Lisa DeFrank-Cole

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During this interview, the editors of the new book Women’s Leadership Journeys: Stories, Research, and Novel Perspectives (2019) discuss the latest research and novel perspectives. If you are interested in learning what is new in women’s leadership, this is a great interview! Questions include: 1. Why is important to look at women and leadership? 2. What makes women’s leadership journeys different from men’s? 3. What was your goal in writing/editing the book: 4. Why is it important to hear personal stories, in addition to research, about women and leadership? 5. How have recent events highlighted the importance of research on women and leadership?

About the Guest

Sherylle J. Tan

Dr. Sherylle J. Tan is the Director of Internships and KLI Research at the Kravis Leadership Institute at Claremont McKenna College. Dr. Tan has researched and published on leadership education and development, women and leadership, and work and family. She is currently series co-editor of Sage teaching case study collection on Women and Leadership and co-edited Women’s Leadership Journeys: Stories, Research, and Novel Perspectives (2019), with Lisa DeFrank-Cole.

LIsa Defrank-Cole

Dr. Lisa DeFrank-Cole is Professor and Director of Leadership Studies at West Virginia University (WVU). She is a member of the Executive Leadership Team in the ILA Women and Leadership Affinity Group and has been writing and studying women and leadership for nearly 20 years. Women’s Leadership Journeys: Stories, Research, and Novel Perspectives by Routledge (2019) is her first co-edited book with Dr. Sherylle Tan.

Host Maureen Metcalf

Maureen Metcalf

Maureen Metcalf brings 30 years of experience and success in the fields of leadership, innovation, and technology. A regular contributor to, Metcalf has authored an award-winning book series on leadership and is the Founder & CEO of the Innovative Leadership Institute. She is the host of an Innovating Leadership, a weekly international podcast that hit the airways in July 2015. As an ILA Fellow, Maureen partners with the International Leadership Associate on a series of global leadership podcasts within the show.