Women in Leadership

women in leadership

Our Vision

Enhance the potential for graduates and alumni to advance in their professional journeys. Create awareness of the capabilities they need to navigate through their careers, and empower them through training, coaching and mentorship. Encourage them to “build the muscle” needed through active engagement and leadership in social impact and community programs. Ultimately, create a network effect where successful alumni in turn can lift others.

Power Your Purpose- WIL Forum

Cal State East Bay’s College of Business and Economics is thrilled to host its first annual Women in Leadership Forum – “Power Your Purpose.” This free virtual conference is an excellent opportunity to build meaningful connections and learn from power speaker talks, workshops, and academic presentations all from the comfort of your own home.

On Saturday, March 12, 2022, join virtual sessions that start at 9 AM PST where you can learn how to set your sights towards C-Suite and other leadership roles. Whether you’re just starting your career or considering changing careers or simply looking for tools to navigate your current job, there are workshops that you can choose from.
  • "Our goal is to empower a new generation of leaders by giving our students the support, training and network they need to rise." - Dr. Asha Rao, Program Director

Connect With Today's Leaders

Women in Leadership Speaker Series

Hear from professionals, including alumni and executives, and gain insight on how they became leaders of today. 
All speaker events are open to students, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of CSUEB.

Help Our Students Rise

  • Volunteer - as a guest speaker, mentor, or various administrative support 
  • Non-profits - we are seeking social impact projects that will enhance your organization 
  • Offer jobs or internships to our students

Build Your Leadership Muscle

Mentoring Circles

mentoringcircles.pngAre you looking for a way to learn and connect with motivated women around you? Come join our Women in Leadership Mentoring Circle. It is a peer-to-peer mentoring format for students and professionals to share common interests or learning objectives and develop and learn together as a group. In the process, participants become more engaged as they learn and bond with employees across various companies and organizations.

Learn more about WIL

Support Us

Support the Women in Leadership Program by donating to Cal State East Bay Educational Foundation, Inc. a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The Federal Tax ID is 94-6128893. Gifts to the Cal State East Bay Educational Foundation are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Click here for gifts by mail or fax.

Donation by check can be made payable to: Cal State East Bay Educational Foundation, Cashier’s Office, SA 1200, 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd., Hayward, CA 94542-9988

Please specify that the donation is for the Women in Leadership Program. We appreciate your generosity!

For information about Corporate Sponsorships, please contact Penny Peak, (510) 885-4156.

In alignment with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and certain other federal and state laws, Cal State East Bay does not discriminate on the basis of gender or sexual orientation in employment, as well as in all education programs and activities operated by the university (both on and off campus), including admissions.