Women, Development, Empowerment
Linking All Women Personal Development curriculum is designed to support the internal and external growth of Women and Girls so that they can confidently lead healthy and responsible lives that are guided with love, appreciation, and acceptance for who they are and the value they add to society. Every age, generation, and ethnicity of Women and Girls will have the opportunity to expand their learning beyond their philosophies, and circles of influence. Through deep reflection, personal exploration talks, peer engagement, and guest influencers, Women and Girls will be inspired to create a personal plan for their lives that will support their day-to-day actions and decision-making.
Establish healthy, mutually beneficial relationships with others; treat others with respect; manages interpersonal conflicts effectively; demonstrates appropriately assertive behavior
Seeks new information to solve problems; relates knowledge to major and career decisions; articulates career choices based on assessment of interests, values, skills, and abilities
Understand one's identity and culture; seeks involvement with people different from oneself
Sets and pursues individual goals; articulates rationale for personal and educational goals and objectives; articulates and make plans to achieve long-term goals and objectives; identifies and works to overcome obstacles that hamper goal achievement
Exhibits self-reliant behaviors; manages time effectively; develops strategies for managing finances
Make purposeful decisions regarding balance among education, work, and leisure time; acts in congruence with personal identity, ethical, spiritual, and moral values
Uses complex information from a variety of sources including personal experiences and observations to form decisions or opinions; is open to new ideas and perspectives
Recognizes social systems and their influence on people; appropriately challenges the unfair, unjust, or uncivil behavior of other individual groups; participates in service/volunteer activities that are characterized by reciprocity
Taswell, Ruth (2004). "Ask Me Where I'm Going" and Other Revealing Messages from Today's Teens. Minneapolis, MN: Search Institute
Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (2015). CAS learning and development outcomes. In J. B. Wells (Ed.), CAS professional standards for higher education (9th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.
Note: Certificate of participation will be issued at the end of each
Core Area course and is included in the course costs
Individuals/Organization has the option to enroll into the full 16-week course covering all (8) Core Areas
or request specific Core Areas desired with a minimum of a 4-week session commitment per Core Area