Mao Zedong famously observed that "women hold up half the sky” and recent research demonstrates their enormous influence on both the quality of life and success profiles of children and families across cultures. Yet, the career dreams of girls and women are often put on hold in favor of those of boys and men. As a result, many women around the world are unable to reach their full potential. This talk will explore generational themes in gender and career achievement through the perspectives of theory and personal experience while offering practical suggestions for supporting the career choices and success of women and girls throughout our world.
Dr. Barbara Suddarth, Ph.D., Executive Director of the Career Development Alliance, is a licensed psychologist with more than 20 years of professional experience in career counseling and organizational consulting. Dr. Suddarth is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), Certified Career Counselor (CCC), and an active member of the National Career Development Association (NCDA) and the American Psychological Association. She received the Outstanding Career Practitioner Award from NCDA in 2012 and became an NCDA Fellow in 2014. Dr. Suddarth is a Master Trainer for the NCDA Facilitating Career Development training program. She and Dr. David Reile wrote the curriculum for this training program in 2012. Dr. Suddarth is founding member of the India Career Development Association (ICDA), as well as an invited guest speaker and a member of the ICDA 2013 Conference Committee.
The Asia Pacific Career Development Association is a non-profit association incorporated for educational purposes in the state of Maryland, USA. To contact us, email Info@AsiaPacificCDA.org