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Expert Series: From Glass Ceilings to Glass Cliffs: A Guide to Jumping, Not Falling

  • Wednesday, April 19, 2023
  • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM (EDT)
  • Virtual on Zoom


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We've all heard the term "glass ceiling," the barrier that keeps women and minorities out of leadership and the board room, but are you familiar with the "glass cliff?" The glass cliff is a research-backed occurrence describing when a person from an underrepresented background is promoted to a senior leadership position during a difficult time, when the risk of failure is high.

Join us for a powerful discussion with Keith Dorsey, EdD, Managing Partner at Boyden. Keith will review the psychology behind this phenomenon. He will discuss what these individuals and organizations can do to mitigate risk and improve their chances of successfully landing off the glass cliff by doing thorough due diligence.

Keith Dorsey is an accomplished human capital expert, adept at driving growth through talent-based solutions. Over the course of more than 25 years as an executive, board member and advisor, he has helped numerous businesses enhance their bottom line and shareholder value. Beginning with diagnostics, he focuses on recruitment, leadership effectiveness, governance and other strategic touchpoints. Read more

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