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Chair of the Master of Science in Leadership and Management Program | Pepperdine University Graziadio Business School


Dr. Bernice Ledbetter serves as Chair of the Master of Science in Leadership and Management degree program at the Graziadio Business School at Pepperdine University, where she teaches graduate-level courses across a range of leadership topics. She is an award winning teacher, and recipient of the Howard A. White Award for Teaching Excellence, and the George Award for Outstanding Faculty Member.

Dr. Ledbetter is an active member of the International Leadership Association and regularly presents research at academic conferences. Dr. Ledbetter is a recognized expert on the topic of women in leadership and a frequent keynote speaker on advancing women in leadership to industry groups, including the upcoming  Learn, Inspire, Challenge Women’s Leadership Conference: Celebrating International Women’s Day, a complimentary event to promote women’s advancement in the workforce. Dr. Ledbetter led a team in securing a Waves of Innovation grant to launch the Center for Women in Leadership at Pepperdine University where she currently serves as the Center\’s director.

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As Workplaces Move Toward Normalcy, Gender Diversity in the Boardroom Is Critical

Last month’s jobs numbers were disheartening to say the least. And for women in the U.S., the news was...
By Bernice Ledbetter | Pepperdine University Graziadio Business School