HERS (Higher Education Resource Services), our sister programme in the USA, is an educational non-profit organisation which provides leadership and management development for women in higher education administration. Since 1972, HERS has served the higher education community, preparing more than 4 300 women faculty and administrators for leadership roles. Today HERS Alumnae are active on over 1 200 campuses across the USA, South Africa, Botswana, India, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Micronesia, and the Caribbean region. The campuses served include public and private institutions in all Carnegie categories. Currently, over 500 HERS alumnae now serve in senior level positions.
HERS Institutes provide an intensive 12-day curriculum that prepares women faculty and administrators for institutional leadership roles. The Institutes focus on knowledge, skills and perspectives for achieving institutional priorities and maximizing institutional resources. HERS Institute participants work with HERS Faculty and HERS Alumnae to develop the professional development plans and networks needed for advancing as leaders in higher education administration.