Turn Ah-Ha Moments into Pivotal Learning

  • Joyce Henderson
  • Maryann Bastnagel


In this chapter, we describe the pivotal changes that occurred for women leaders from a variety of ages, industries, and backgrounds which provided the impetus for them for personal and professional learning. But before we share the stories, we will first provide a short foundation of theory about transformative learning. We then conclude with our observations and what we offer as best practices for continued learning and thriving as a woman leader.


Ah-ha moments Transformative learning Pivotal learning 360 degree assessment Critical reflection 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joyce Henderson
    • 1
  • Maryann Bastnagel
    • 2
  1. 1.University of MarylandSilver SpringUSA
  2. 2.BethesdaUSA

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