Carol Tisson Named Women & Leadership Interim Program Director

Carol TissonCarol Tisson has been appointed Interim Program Director for the Women & Leadership Certificate program at Antioch University Santa Barbara.

Carol is an instructor for the program, teaching the Gender and Leadership course. She has been with the Women & Leadership program since its launch in January 2014.

“I am delighted to announce that Carol Tisson, our wonderful faculty member, has agreed to serve as our Interim Director of the Program,” outgoing Program Director Judy Bruton said. “Carol is an outstanding leader who is ready to serve the Program. We are delighted and quite lucky to have her step into this role.”

Carol is a management consultant and executive coach with nearly 30 years of experience in organizational effectiveness, leadership development, and culture change.

“As an Antioch graduate and one of the founding instructors in this program, I’m so proud of Women & Leadership,” Carol said. “Over the past two years, we’ve put together an outstanding ten-month process that awakens and develops conscious leadership, builds a sense of community and support, and generates results in the lives and careers of our students and for their sponsoring organizations.”

Carol enjoyed a 20-year career at Intel Corporation, during which she was a two-time recipient of the Intel Achievement Award for her groundbreaking work in executive development, and has since supported clients across technology, healthcare, financial services, and non-profit sectors.

Carol’s personal passion is empowering women’s leadership, and she is proud to count many executive women from across sectors as her clients, in addition to having this as the focus of her community and philanthropic work.

“I’ve been so inspired by the women who participate in this program, as students, as faculty and staff, as speakers, mentors, sponsors, and advocates,” Carol said. “We’re a living demonstration that ‘it takes a community to develop a leader.'”

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