5th Annual WML Academic Symposium

Time: 10:30-10:50
Room: 224
Presenter: Claire Carrington and Katlyn Peedin
Title: The Necessity of Diversity in Leadership Roles, Illustrations of Gender-Based Leadership Styles, and Breaking through the Glass Ceiling in the Film New in Town
Developed under the guidance of Dr. Dean Farmer, Communication Studies

This essay explores concepts of gender-based leadership styles, highlighting differences while encouraging an alternative leadership style encompassing the best of both. Additionally, it addresses the glass ceiling issue, utilizing the film New in Town as an instrument to demonstrate the usefulness of diverse leadership styles within organizations in encouraging equality.