A Signature Experience Course
WomenLead in Policy and Politics supports students who hope to shape public policy as future leaders in their communities. The class educates participants about the barriers women face in their careers and gives them tools to become tomorrow’s change agents. As a signature experience that “brings learning alive,” it connects you to community partners and public officials for networking, strategic career development, and opportunities to put their ideas into action in Atlanta for the common good.
Ready to change your world?
WomenLead in Policy and Politics will prepare you to be part of the next generation of community leaders by teaching you:
- self-awareness and self-efficacy
- the economic and social value of women in the workforce
- how personal characteristics, interpersonal influence, commitment, goal setting and power are necessary to be effective in the workplace and your community
WomenLead in Policy and Politics: PMAP 4911 is open to all majors across Georgia State.
In order to be eligible for the course, you must:
- Be at the sophomore, junior or senior level
- Have completed at least 30 credit hours
- Have a 3.0 or higher GPA
Cynthia S. Searcy, Ph.D.
assistant dean for academic programs
Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
Sarah Allen Gershon, Ph.D.
associate professor of political science
Charlotte Alexander, J.D.
associate professor of legal studies
director, Legal Analytics Lab