WEC programs

Women’s Empowerment Center

We plan to offer a variety of programs with the first being the Women’s Personal Leadership Effectiveness™ Certificate Program through the University of Arkansas Global Campus. Our inaugural cohort for Rising Leaders graduated November 30 and our next Rising Leader cohort starts in Fall 2017 . You can learn more about this program by visiting the Women’s Personal Leadership Effectiveness™ Certificate Program registration page.

Watch the video below to hear testimonials from previous participants.

 

Our first Women's PLE Certificate program for Rising Leaders started in September with this fantastic group of women. Participant criteria for the Rising Leaders program is as follows: -Employed for at least 3 years -Employed as a mid-level manager or supervisor of a program or department for at least one year -Shows an openness to feedback and a willingness to learn -Is willing to commit to the time and rigor of the 11-week program.
Our first Women’s PLE™ Certificate program for Rising Leaders started in September. Our first cohort participants were Angela Hackenstadt, U of A Law Library; Carla Reaves, Walmart; Deana Duncan, Sam’s Club; Gwen Cannon, Walmart; Jamie Vaughn, First Security Bank; Karina Viquez, Walmart; Keyaan Hawkins, Walmart; Kristal Gano, Arvest; Lori Winesburg, Arvest; Mary Ann Morgan, transportation industry; Sunny Lane, Helen Walton Children’s Center; and Vicki Thompson, Now Diagnostic.

 

Participant criteria for the Rising Leaders program is as follows:
– Employed for at least 3 years
– Employed as a mid-level manager or supervisor of a program or department for at least one year
– Shows an openness to feedback and a willingness to learn
– Is willing to commit to the time and rigor of the 11-week program.

PLE in the News

Hear what people are saying about the latest WEC Personal Leadership Effectiveness Certification Program graduates:

“The participants tell me that they feel more empowered to speak up with their great ideas. They are contributing a higher level of leadership due to increased confidence and a laser focus on their mission. In fact, several Arvest ladies who have earned their certification have already pursued and obtained their dream jobs at Arvest.” ~Lisa Ray, Arvest Learn More