Professional Education

We offer a variety of programs – workshops and courses – taught by experienced women business leaders with content designed to meet the needs of organizations that prioritize inclusion.

Upcoming course: Leading Inclusivity: Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

Learning Objectives:

  • Distinguish between cultural competency and cultural humility
  • Identify your unconscious biases and strategies to address unconscious biases
  • Obtain skills to contribute to an inclusive work culture

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Custom Training for your Organization

Partner with Anderson to develop strategic solutions to your business challenges and achieve organizational success with highly skilled employees who are focused on meeting your goals. Drawing from Anderson School's prestigious faculty and the business community's premier corporate coaches, our consultants get to know your organization before crafting a relevant and impactful approach for improvement.

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Events to keep you connected

There's a large and growing community of people of all genders committed to advancing equity in the workplace.

Join us for discussions around ideas and strategies on how we can work together to advance women in leadership. Featured guests for our panels, workshops and conferences provide valuable insight from their experiences on how they have navigated their careers while influencing change.

Upcoming Events

Fireside Chat Series, March 14, 2023, 3:30-5 p.m.
Striving for Excellence

UNM Anderson Graduate School of Business, Jackson Student Center
1922 Las Lomas NE; Albuquerque, NM 87106

Fireside Chat Series, April 11, 2023, 4:30-5 p.m.
Salary Negotiations

UNM Anderson Graduate School of Business, Jackson Student Center
1922 Las Lomas NE; Albuquerque, NM 87106

Past Events

Fireside Chat Series, February 14, 2023
Relationships at Work

Women In Leadership - Feb 14 2023


For the February 14 Fireside Chat, we hosted panelists (below, left to right) Cheryl Gardner, Founder at GardnerStrategies Kathryn Asplund, HR Business Partner at Sierra Peaks Corporation Perri Altomare, Human Resources Consultant at Sputhwestern HR Consulting

Women In Leadership Feb14 Panel

Linley DalyFireside Chat Series, November 22, 2022

Featured Speaker: Linley Dally, Daly Consulting leadership coach and Women in Leadership Board Member

She Means Business Speaker Series, October 21, 2020

Dr. Assata Zerai

Troy Lesesne

Chanel Wiese


  • Dr. Assata Zerai, Vice President for Equity and Inclusion and Professor of Sociology at The University of New Mexico
  • Troy Lesesne, Head Coach and Technical Director of New Mexico United
  • Chanel Wiese, executive director of the Somos Unidos Foundation

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The Administrative Team

The Student Team

Alice Main
  • Alice Main
  • President
  • Master of Business Administration Candidate: Strategic Management and Policy
  • Email:
Raneem Ramadan
  • Raneem Ramadan
  • Data Analytics and Informatics Director
  • Bachelor of Business Administration Candidate: Management Information Systems
  • Email:
Devin Wolfel

Other Ways to Get Involved

Women in Leadership Advisory Board

Anderson School of Management is establishing professional advisory boards for our academic programs that provide vision, guidance and support for continuing, forward-thinking educational development. Advisory boards provide an opportunity for alumni and friends to use their expertise, influence and affluence to support the School and its programs and to participate in ensuring future success.

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Women in Leadership Student Organization

The purpose of the student organization is to spearhead student engagement in Women in Leadership activities and provide the board valuable insights into student needs and interests. Core to this work is co-developing engagement opportunities that serve to uplift women into leadership positions in New Mexico. Students from across UNM are welcome to become members or apply for a leadership position.

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We need help building this movement and making the Anderson School of Management a front runner in advancing women in leadership.

Advancement of Women in Leadership