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Career + Workplace

The League supports members as they each navigate unique career trajectories. We understand each professional journey is different and we strive to support and celebrate our strengths and examine our weaknesses with different types of content on this section of our website.

Check out these pieces to get energized about ways you can impact your workplace!


Getting a Good Deal: Negotiation Skills for You and Your Office

The first in our four part series. Topic covered:

  • Learn about the challenges we face as women leaders in our international education field, country, and even the world. Yes, and we've got DATA to show you. 
  • Learn the steps of negotiation through watching a cool video from a Stanford U professor. 
  • Create your own personal negotiation plan. 
  • Learn about other ways to practice skills, joining mentoring groups, and make 2017 your best year yet. 

Your webinar hosts: 

  • Kris Holloway, President, CISabroad 
  • Kim McGrath, Director, Webster International 
  • Natalie Mello, Vice President for Member Services and Training, The Forum on Education Abroad 
  • Melissa Mace, Assistant Vice President of Enrollment, International Admissions, Maryville University 

Build and Refine Your Personal Brand: (Access for Members only) Learn the components that make up your personal brand (how the world sees and experiences you). Learn how to develop and refine it. Hear the stories of success from our expert panel

  • Webinar host: Kris Holloway, President, CISabroad
  • Expert Panelists:
    • Teri Citterman, Executive Coach and Author of "From the CEO's Perspective"
    • Martha Johnson, Assistant Dean of Learning Abroad, University of Minnesota
    • Melissa Mace, Assistant Vice President of Enrollment, International Admissions, Maryville University


Speaking Up For Yourself in International Education: A Conversation: Speaking up is hard to do, even when you know you should. Learn how to assert yourself, navigate tricky social situations and expand your personal power with sage guidance from social psychologist Adam Galinsky. Listen to the TED talk and then read this reflection from two international educators.

Mentorship and Sponsorship: How The Difference Can Help Women Succeed In The Workplace: More women than men report having mentors, so why aren’t they moving into higher management positions? Read Harvard Business Review’s exploration of the hurdles that high-potential women have faced as they’ve moved into more senior roles, as well as commentary from International Education professional Camila Nardozzi of Harvard University.

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