Professional Development & Continuing Education Programs

Leadership Development for STEM Women (Philadelphia)

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Leadership Development for STEM Women (Philadelphia)


The Leadership Development for STEM Women is a six-month career development program that empowers women in STEM through workshops, peer-group mentoring, and one-on-one coaching.

This highly successful program, developed at Rutgers University, has been adapted by the STEM-UP Network to meet the needs of faculty, business, and government professionals throughout the Philadelphia region.

Develop leadership skills and broaden your social and professional skills with the STEM-UP Network, a social enterprise dedicated to the representation, retention, and advancement of women in the STEM fields.












WHO -- The program is for STEM women interested in professional development, advancement and leadership.

WHAT -- 5 interactive workshops to develop skills, peer group mentoring during and post-program to apply skills, one-on-one coaching to focus goals & resolve challenges, networking with program participants and others in our growing network

WHY -- Develop leadership & self-advocacy skills.  Learn techniques to move your network forward more effectively, and broaden your social and professional networks.


Full participation is important to the success of the program.  By accepting to participate in the LEADERSHIP Development for STEM Women, you are making a commitment to be fully involved with the program components. 


Full participation is defined as:

  • Attending all workshops in Philadelphia, PA (11/8, 12/6, 1/10, 2/7, 3/6)
  • Participating in five peer group conversations (in-person or by phone), scheduled with your group
  • Participating in individual coaching sessions of one hour (in person or by phone), scheduled with your coach

Upon receipt of your application, you will receive an email from the Director of STEM-UP, Rubina Azizdin, to schedule a brief phone call to discuss your goals for the program and to confirm that the program is a good fit for your needs. 

November 8th, 2019 11:00 AM   through   March 6th, 2020 3:00 PM
Harrisburg University - Philadelphia Campus
1500 Spring Garden Street (Entrance on 16th Street)
Philadelphia, PA 19130
United States
Program Fee
Program Fee $ 1,250.00
Waived (if your institution/company is a current STEM-UP Partner) $ 0.00