Becoming a Participant

Leading Women Executives’ Participant Selection Criteria:

Candidates for Leading Women Executives are female professionals who have been identified by their CEOs and executive leadership teams as having the potential to attain a top management role. Nomination by the CEO is required to participate in the program.

Targeted candidates will have one or more of the following criteria:
  • Work in a senior-level management role with high potential for advancement;
  • Identified as someone who could move up to the executive leadership team in the future;
  • Have at least 10 years of experience as a senior leader who manages people, business line functions and/or company locations; and
  • Have 15-22 years of overall professional experience.
Program participants will:
  • Hone their strategic leadership skills for cultivating opportunities, managing conflicts and negotiating effectively;
  • Learn to identify and leverage their unique, professional value;
  • Align their career aspirations with corporate needs and goals;
  • Create a personalized action plan for career advancement and company success;
  • Grow their network of accomplished professionals; and
  • Access ongoing education and programs from Leading Women Executives.

The skills learned in Leading Women Executives shifted my thought process from waiting for it to happen to making it happen.”

– Chief Administrative Officer, Health Care Company

My increased focus on expanding my network along with the negotiation skills training helped me to gain sponsorship and approval across the organization for a $69M project.”

– Director, Customer Experience, Financial Services Firm

Raising my consciousness regarding unintentional but imbedded gender bias has been very impactful for me personally in my role as VP of Human Resources. The program gave me a framework with which to take action.”

– VP Human Resources, Manufacturing Firm

Having Peer Board relationships has been big – outside access and connections to other women leaders for direct/tough discussions and ongoing advocacy.”

– Director, New Business Development, Financial Services Firm

The assignment of specific advocates has been the most rewarding action to grow intellectually, professionally and personally. As a result of the program, I have done things that I would never have done otherwise.”

– VP Operations, Consumer Products Financial Services Firm