Sage Business Cases: Women and Leadership
Women & Leadership Series Editor
Heather I. Scott, Ph.D., Assistant Dean for Inclusive Leadership Curriculum and Co-Curriculum, SUMMIT, Agnes Scott College
Heather has been awarded numerous fellowships to advance research in the areas of inclusive excellence and leadership and has been named as Associate Faculty for Kennesaw State’s Center for Africana Studies, a SUMMIT Fellow at Agnes Scott College, and a Division of Inclusive Excellence and Diversity Faculty Fellow at Kennesaw State University.
Heather holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Educational Leadership with a specialization in Higher Education Administration from Mercer University, a Master of Education Degree in College Student Affairs Administration from The University of Georgia and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theatre from Agnes Scott College. She also holds a certificate in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the workplace from The University of South Florida. Dr. Scott’s research focuses on women and leadership, with lines of inquiry in higher education administration, Black women in the professoriate, global education equity and leadership identity development of girls and women.
Seeking to elevate the voices of historically underrepresented women leaders Dr. Scott has developed courses that explore and center stories of leadership from women leaders. She has also developed and led global immersion experiences to a diverse array of global locales including Ghana, West Africa, the Tuscan region of Italy, and the Gullah-Geechee community in the Sea Islands of South Carolina. Most recently Dr. Scott is serving as Co-PI for a grant that seeks to diversify the population of students who participate in global education experiences. In addition to authoring numerous articles and book chapters on leadership she is a sought-after leadership development facilitator who has led multiple leadership workshops on topics such as authentic leadership for BIPOC women and inclusive leadership.
Dr. Scott lives by the tenant of leadership is service and is extensively involved in her community as a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated (Douglas-Carroll-Paulding Alumnae Chapter), The Association of Junior Leagues International Incorporated (Douglas County), PTSO President (Chapel Hill Middle School) and Girl Scout Co-Troop Leader (Troop 6647). She is also a member of the Agnes Scott College Alumnae Executive Board. Heather is the proud mother to two beautiful and brilliant daughters, whom she delights in raising with her loving husband. They reside in metro Atlanta, Georgia along with their curious yet endearing Yorkshire Terrier.
To learn more about Dr. Scott please visit her LinkedIn page.
Women & Leadership Series Founding Editors
Sherylle J. Tan, Ph.D., Director of Internships and KLI Research, Kravis Leadership Institute, Claremont McKenna College
Lisa DeFrank-Cole, Ed.D., Associate Professor and Director of Leadership Studies, West Virginia University
Sherylle J. Tan, Ph.D. is the Director of Internships and KLI Research at the Kravis Leadership Institute at Claremont McKenna College. Dr. Tan has over 15 years of experience in program evaluation and her current research focuses on undergraduate leadership education. At KLI, Dr. Tan oversees the KLI Internship program, longitudinal research on undergraduate leadership education, and program evaluations of all KLI leadership and social innovation programs. Much of Dr. Tan’s research focuses on applying developmental theory and methods to understanding the issues of leadership development, women and leadership, work and family, and child development. Most recently, Dr. Tan co-edited with Ron Riggio, Leader Interpersonal and Influence Skills: The Soft Skills of Leadership (2014). Dr. Tan is the Past-Chair of the Executive Leadership Team for the International Leadership Association Women and Leadership
Dr. DeFrank-Cole previously worked as the Executive Director of the West Virginia statewide PROMISE Scholarship program; served as Assistant for Policy and Research under West Virginia Governor Bob Wise; worked at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh and at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. In 2012 Dr. DeFrank-Cole was awarded a Fulbright Specialist Grant to teach Principles of Leadership to female students at the Royal University for Women in the Kingdom of Bahrain. She served as the 2015 chair of the Women and Leadership Affinity Group in the International Leadership Association and her research interests include the topics of women and leadership. In April 2017, she was awarded the Mary Catherine Buswell prize at WVU for outstanding service to women. She holds a doctoral degree in Higher Education Administration from the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania.
Call for PapersSage Publishing continues to grow its global case collection, Sage Business Cases, across the business and management discipline while also focusing in on key areas we care deeply about. This women & leadership collection within Sage Business Cases will highlight the rich and interdisciplinary topic of women and leadership.
Sage is pleased to offer case authors:
- Double-blind peer review of your case and teaching notes
- A thorough editorial process, working to develop your ideas and prepare cases for successful publication
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Have you written a case that you currently use in your classroom? Do you have an idea or a rough draft of a case? Bring it to Sage and we’ll work with you to develop your idea and ready it for the global classroom.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: August 30, 2024 (for January 2025 publication)
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Cases from the Women & Leadership Series