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SOPHIA lecture: The perception of female leadership

April 17 @ 11:45 - 13:00

Hereby we would to bring to your attention that the Leiden University Women’s Network Sophia will be organising an interesting lecture on the perception of Female Leadership. Sophia aims to create equal opportunities and promote a better working climate for female academic staff at Leiden University. For more information on Sophia, please visit the Leiden University website via the LINK >>.

Date: April 17, 2019 Time 11:45 am – 1:00 pm

Invited speaker: Sandra Groeneveld

Location: Academy building, Rapenburg 73, Leiden Room01

Admission is free, please register with the secretary of Sophia (chp.hendriks@bb.leidenuniv.nl)


Sandra Groeneveld is a Professor in Public Management of the Institute of Public Administration, Leiden University, Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs. She teaches in the fields of organization theory and public management as well as on research methodology and quantitative research methods and techniques. Her research interests include the structure and management of public organizations, focusing particularly on questions of representative bureaucracy, diversity management, leadership and organizational change.

Recently her research was awarded the Rosabeth Moss Kanter award for excellence in work-family research, the Charles H. Levine Best Paper Award at the Academy of Management Annual Conference 2014, the IRSPM best paper award at the International Research Society for Public Management annual conference 2015 and 2017, and the 2015 Review of Public Personnel Administration best article award.On the 27th of May 2016 prof. dr. Sandra Groeneveld delivered her inaugural lecture: “The relevance of bureaucracy. How to deal with ambivalence in public management” (in Dutch).

Before joining Leiden University she was employed at the Department of Public Administration of Erasmus University Rotterdam as an Assistant Professor (2006-2011) and as an Associate Professor (2011-2014). From 2009 until 2013 she also served as the executive director of the Netherlands Institute of Government (NIG), the Dutch national graduate school for public administration and political science. She holds a PhD in Sociology from Erasmus University Rotterdam.



April 17
11:45 - 13:00


Academic Building
Rapenburg 73
Leiden, 2311 GJ
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