A Center for Women's Global Leadership

Elevate Agnes Scott’s reputation as a premier women’s college that educates strong, thoughtful and savvy women prepared to speak to a wider world by launching a signature initiative linking the liberal arts to women’s global leadership. The center will focus on education, research and action that

Empowers women to address urgent challenges of our time, especially those that disproportionately or distinctively affect women, including poverty, human rights, public health and community development 

Supports and showcases innovative leadership by women within and across social sectors, from the corporate world to government, philanthropy, education, media, religious institutions and the arts

Helps women develop the skills, knowledge and values to be ethical, creative and committed global citizens

Programs and activities envisioned for the center include:

  • Leader and Scholar in Residence programs
  • Support for the creation of new courses across the curriculum
  • Grants for collaborative research and summer internships
  • Local and global partnership projects that engage students and faculty in research, service, social entrepreneurship or advocacy linked to the center’s mission
  • Postdoctoral teaching fellowships in collaboration with academic departments and programs
  • Public lectures, workshops and symposia organized around annual or multi-year themes
  • Global Leadership Summits for high school students from around the world
  • Leadership workshops for women executives, emerging leaders and alumnae