Gender, Leadership and the Natural Order

Rosalind Chait Barnett

Friday, 25 Apr 2008 at 1:15 pm – Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building, Iowa State Center

Rosalind Chait Barnett is Director of the Community, Families & Work Program and a senior scientist with the Women's Studies Research Center at Brandeis University. She will discuss the media's use of gender stereotypes in the debate about women in leadership positions. Her research has encompassed such topics as workplace flexibility and employee health, employee-friendly after-school programs, and adult caregivers and job performance. Her many publications include Same Difference: How Gender Myths Are Hurting Our Relationships, Our Children, and Our Jobs; She Works/He Works: How Two-Income Families Are Happier, Healthier and Better Off; and Gender and Stress. She holds an M.A. and Ph.D in clinical psychology from Harvard University. Part of the 2008 Women's Leadership Summit.

Cosponsored By:
  • Ag
  • Bus
  • Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics
  • Design
  • HS College
  • LAS
  • Office of the Provost
  • University Committee on Women
  • Women's Leadership Consortium/Foundation
  • Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government)