Women Leading in Education Across Continents

3rd International Women´s Leadership Conference

Volos, Greece 2011

The conference, co-sponsored by the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA), the American Association of School Administrators (AASA), the University of Thessaly, and Virginia Commonwealth University's School of Education. The third conference was held at the University of Thessaly in Volos, Greece in 2011. The goal was to continue a research-based global conversation about the status of women in educational leadership and to develop consensus about systematic collaborativ research to be conducted across continents. We believe that these conversations will have an impact on policy development around the globe and move forward women's educational leadership as a social justice issue.The main topics of the conference have been:- Gender Status Across the Global Education- Challenges and Barriers for Women Leaders & Confronting the Barriers- Constructing Genderes Identities in Organizations- Leading in Challenging Contexts- Theoretical Foundations on Women's Leadership.