WHAT WE DO

How Women Lead is a force for change. We work with experienced women in senior positions, giving them the training, connections and support to become catalysts for change far beyond their own fields and increase opportunities for all women.

 

The How Women Lead community is a platform for women to connect, learn, find purpose and make an impact.

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How Women Lead

How Women Lead is a champion for promoting the voices of all women and propelling their leadership forward. Learn about our approach & our credo. 

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Women's Leadership Retreats

Break-through to new levels of fulfillment and greater purpose as you experience a unique cultural immersion with other women leaders!

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How Women Invest

The How Women Invest Venture  Fund will disrupt the unequal investment in women-owned ventures, and propel women-led businesses forward.

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#GetOnBoard

Week

Join us for a week-long virtual summit of advocacy & action to catapult fearless women leaders into board seats.

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How Women Give

Our philanthropic arm, How Women Give, supports women's and girls organizations solving critical problems in marginalized Bay Area communities.

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Women Leaders for the World Fellowship

Join women leaders from across the globe in a transformative in-residence leadership experience that will propel your impact to new heights. 

UpcomiNg virtual events

  • Best Practices for Evaluating Startup Pitches
    Best Practices for Evaluating Startup Pitches
    Aug 04, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PDT
    Online Event
  • Corporate Board Readiness Workshop: August/September Series
    Corporate Board Readiness Workshop: August/September Series
    Aug 11, 8:00 AM PDT – Sep 08, 10:00 AM PDT
    Online
    Register for our 4-part series to discover if a corporate director role should be part of your next leadership step.
  • Startups, Women, and Wealth: Getting Started with Angel & Venture Investing
    Startups, Women, and Wealth: Getting Started with Angel & Venture Investing
    Aug 11, 8:30 AM PDT – Aug 18, 10:00 AM PDT
    Online
    Investing in startups can be a gamechanger for your financial future, allowing you to build wealth and deploy your capital in direct accordance with your values.
  • How Women Lead Ecosystem: Get Involved!
    How Women Lead Ecosystem: Get Involved!
    Aug 17, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
    Virtual
    Free Information Session
  •  HWI Pitch Showcase with Guided Discussion
    HWI Pitch Showcase with Guided Discussion
    Aug 25, 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM PDT
    Online
    Get expert guidance in evaluating pitches from intrepid women founders!
  • How Women Lead Ecosystem: Get Involved!
    How Women Lead Ecosystem: Get Involved!
    Sep 21, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
    Virtual
    Free Information Session
  • Startups, Women, and Wealth: Getting Started with Angel & Venture Investing
    Startups, Women, and Wealth: Getting Started with Angel & Venture Investing
    Sep 22, 8:30 AM PDT – Sep 29, 12:30 PM PDT
    Online
    Investing in startups can be a gamechanger for your financial future, allowing you to build wealth and deploy your capital in direct accordance with your values.
  • How Women Lead Ecosystem: Get Involved!
    How Women Lead Ecosystem: Get Involved!
    Oct 19, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
    Virtual
    Free Information Session
  • How Women Lead Ecosystem: Get Involved!
    How Women Lead Ecosystem: Get Involved!
    Nov 16, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PST
    Virtual
    Free Information Session
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