Stanford EdLEADers

Professional Certificate Program


How to Lead Change Within Your Organization

Hayagreeva “Huggy” Rao
GSB Professor of Organizational Behavior

Stanford EdLEADers instructor Huggy Rao provides a practical framework for changing your company from the inside out in this brief video overview of the PRESS model.

Click here to watch the video.

Responding to Crisis: A Spotlight on Your Organization
Steven Callander

Steven Callander
GSB Professor of Political Economy

In a recent Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Education online course, political economy professor Steven Callander outlined how leaders can reframe their thinking to make the most out of the challenges presented by crises. “Our objective is to handle a crisis as a management problem,” he explains. Rather than being caught like a deer in the headlights, “We want to thrive in the spotlight.”

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Equity-focused events and resources

Below are some equity-focused events and resources from Stanford University and our affiliates. 


Equity and the Power of Unspoken Words

While issues of inequity in education have received greater attention in recent months, the topic can be a delicate conversation to navigate. We recently published a 1-page discussion guide to aid education leaders in examining their organizations’ equity-focused goals and practices. Included are:

  • a video clip from our Equity in Uncertain Times webinar; and
  • discussion questions, addressing undiscussables and euphemisms that can influence equity work.

View the discussion guide. To view a text-only version of the guide, click here.

Equity in Uncertain Times Recording

Click here to view recorded highlights from the Stanford EdLEADers January 15 webinar Equity in Uncertain Times—A Conversation for School System Leaders

Educational Opportunity Project at Stanford University

The first national database of academic performance allows you to view three measures of educational opportunity in your school or community. Learn more.

Leadership in Society Podcast Series

Join GSB Professor and Stanford EdLEADers instructor Brian Lowery as he sits down with prominent leaders for a series of conversations on the most pressing issues of today, including issues of race and equity.  Listen now.

Pursuing Education Equity in Uncertain Times

Organizers of Stanford GSE's Race, Inequality and Language in Education (RILE) 2020 Conference have shared several videos from the event. Hear from featured scholars from Stanford and beyond on subjects such as: policy needs, best practices, and paths toward education reform after the pandemic. Watch now.

Stanford Scholarship on Equity and More

Scholars across Stanford are tackling issues of equity, racial justice, and discrimination head-on in their research. Take a closer look at ways in which the Graduate School of Education is working towards making education more equitable for historically marginalized students. Explore Stanford scholarship.


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