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WOMEN LEADERS
FOR THE WORLD

A virtual leadership fellowship for the greatest women leaders & change-makers of our time

 

Women Leaders for the World (WLW) is a transformational leadership training, coaching, and advising fellowship for women leaders solving some of the world’s most intractable problems in nonprofits, social entrepreneurship, media, politics/government, and business. 

 

Through our year-long virtual fellowship experience, you will:

TRANSFORM YOUR LEADERSHIP

WLW is built for by changemakers, for changemakers. From executive coaching to one-on-one advising and all the training in between, our curriculum propels you to step into your power to build a better tomorrow.

ACCELERATE YOUR IMPACT 

With opportunities to partner with global advisors, engage with industry experts and collaborate with high caliber peers, WLW empowers leaders to put their passions into action and unleash their limitless potential.

EXPAND YOUR
NETWORK 

With over 200 graduates from over 40 countries, WLW's influential women leaders of diverse cultures, backgrounds give rise to new

levels of inspiration & innovation, transforming ripples of ideas into tidal waves of change.

Fellowship

The tuition of the Women Leaders of the World fellowship is $ 4.000 which includes:

1 month intensive training kickoff with rich, applicable and engaging content delivered through strong facilitation and interactive sessions

12 months of 1:1 advising from senior executives 

6 months of small group executive coaching

Tools to support behavior change & best practices for self-care

Year-long exclusive access to training and workshops with business experts

Lifetime inclusion in global alumni network of leaders across all industries

This exclusive fellowship is specifically designed for you, if you are:

On top of your game in non-profit leadership, business/tech, media, politics, social entrepreneurship

 

Ready to scale your impact

 

Driven to pioneer new social or systems change

 

Inspired by collaborating with other influential women leaders

No Travel Required

The Women Leaders for the World Fellowship is now completely online and can be accessed from the comfort of your own home. 

The Global Advisor program is designed to advance and support the Women Leaders for the World (WLW) fellows to achieve breakthroughs in their leadership and impact. Global Advisors serve as a sounding board and thought partner on strategic issues as well as tactical implementation when possible. As Global Advisors you will get to engage with leaders and solutions on a global scale and shape the future of women leaders by inspiring them to turn their big visions into actions.

Commitment:

  • Commit to one-year of monthly 1 hour phone calls with fellow

  • Participate in 2 global advisor training sessions and 2 Gatherings with the Fellows sessions

  • Be present at the Speed Advising and the "Meet Her" event 

  • Communicate with fellow's other global advisor and/or coach to analyze and track progress

  • Make a contribution of $1,000.00 or $83/month for 12 months, which will help with scholarship efforts

  • Participate in quarterly surveys and end of fellowship evaluation.

Benefits:

  • A network of powerful Global Advisors with opportunities for networking and collaboration

  • Invitation to monthly webinars on various topics

  • Workshops with content designed exclusively for global advisors

  • Training on “Best Practices and Tips on Advising and Cultural Humility”

  • Lifelong relationship with a global leader

  • A network of 14,000+ women leaders from How Women Lead

Advisors

Become a fellow

1.

Submit your online application below via Submittable. We'll review your information and get back to you 3-4 weeks after the application deadline.

2.

If you are selected to move on to the next round, our team will invite you to participate in a phone interview. 

3.

Our selection committee will reach out to you with a decision within 2 weeks after your phone interview.  

Become an advisor

1.

Submit your online application below via Submittable. We'll review your information and get back to you 3-4 weeks after the application deadline.

2.

If you are selected to move on to the next round, our team will invite you to participate in a phone interview. 

3.

Our selection committee will reach out to you with a decision within 2 weeks after your phone interview.  

Want to learn more? attend our next info session

What do WLW graduates have to say?

It's been an absolutely life-changing experience for me with the advisors I've been connected with. I previously only dreamt of working with, and having access to, incredible women like this. They're more than advisors to me.

- Allison Martin, South Africa, 2018 Fellow

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect after completing WLW? What are the outcomes?


Upon completion of the Women Leaders for the World Fellowship, you can expect to be at your full potential with a bold new vision for scaling your social impact. You’ll leave with strengthened leadership skills, a broader network of support, and powerful connections with other global leaders. You will possess new tools and strategies for leadership success, as well as expanded access to funders and platforms to share your causes and innovative ideas.




How many hours do I need to devote per week? What is the work pace like?


The year-long fellowship kicks-off with an intensive 4-week training that you will experience alongside your cohort. During these first 4 weeks, you should expect to invest approximately 12 hours per week, which includes 6 hours of interactive virtual sessions, and 6 hours of self-paced, asynchronous learning. For the remainder of the year, you should set aside 8 -10 hours per month. This includes calls with global advisors, coaches, peer group & cohort calls, as well as prep time for these calls. The 8-10 hours also includes one workshop and one webinar per month.




Will I get to know other women? How do you approach community building in your online program?


Absolutely! You will create lifelong bonds with your cohort leaders who will have your back, celebrate your successes and hold you tight on your setbacks. You will create a sisterhood with women leaders who will inspire you to keep moving forward towards your mission. There will be many sessions aimed on building trust and empathy as well as on creating a safe space for vulnerability and dialogue with the intention of creating deep connections.




What kind of support can I expect throughout the fellowship?


Throughout the yearlong fellowship, you will have the support of your facilitator, your global advisors, your coach and definitely of your peers through individual monthly calls, groups calls and social media private groups.





Questions?

Contact Claudia Searle,

Women Leaders for the World Coordinator:

Claudia@howwomenlead.com

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