Are you a woman leader poised for great impact in your organization, community, and world? Join women leaders from across the globe in a transformative leadership experience that will propel your leadership and impact forward. 

Participants in the How Women Lead’s Women Leaders for the World (WLW) fellowship will take a deep dive into building their personal strength, sustainability, vision, and plan for action. WLW members gain access to How Women Lead’s network of 10,000 powerful, global women from across all disciplines, as well as the How Women Give grants network.

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We are seeking global women leaders who are:

  1. Inspired and positioned to make an even greater impact in the world
  2. Experienced leaders driving change in politics, the social sector, business, social enterprise, film and media, academia, and the public sector
  3. From a diverse range of geographic locations, races/ethnicities, industry sectors, and gender identities
  4. Ready to engage in deep self-reflection and challenge their current ways of thinking and being
  5. Passionate about social and/or systems change

Additional Requirements: 

  1. Access and ability to use the internet
  2. Ability to participate in trainings in English
  3. Support from organizational leadership or company to fully participate in the program

As an applicant for the WLW program, I understand that:

  1. Tuition for the WLW fellowship is $10,000 USD, which includes: leadership education, materials, meals, and lodging at a one-week residential program, six months of ongoing group coaching, 12 months of working with personal advisors. How Women Lead offers a limited number of scholarships.
  2. The residential session will take place in the San Francisco Bay Area (November, 2019 & May, 2020), USA or Nigeria (February, 2020). 
  3. Participants are responsible for the following costs: a) All travel to and from the training site for the week long residential session; b) Passport and visa; c) Medical insurance coverage abroad (if applicable); d) Internet access and online tools to accommodate remote coaching and advising; and e) Incidentals and spending money while traveling and during the residential program.
  4. Participants will develop a project plan to implement over the course of the year. The project plan will anchor the fellowship and applicants are asked to identify the project focus in their application.