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Introduction

This post explores human development as it relates to gender and its implications for female leadership for two different women raised in different cultures. The theoretical foundation for these joint entries will be Bronfenbrenner’s Ecological Systems Theory to illuminate our understanding of how different environments called “ecological systems” impact the development of girls, their understanding of themselves and their place in the world as it relates to their gender. Other human development theories are woven throughout, as well as explorations of how gender roles relate to different stages of development and how this translates into leadership. …

Barbara Resultan

Barbara is a PhD student at the University of San Diego studying leadership.

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