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Fellowship Applications

Please review the application guidelines before submitting your application form

Black Diaspora Cohort - September 2024
Application Deadline: July 1st, 2024

Global Cohort - November 2024
Application Deadline July 15, 2024

  • What are the fellowship components?
    The WLW Fellowship Includes: Match with Global Advisors Month-long intensive training kickoff with interactive sessions 12 months of advising from senior executives and non-profit experts 6 months of small group coaching Tools for behavior change & self-care best practices Year-long exclusive access to trainings and workshops with business experts and non
  • How much does the fellowship cost?
    We believe in the importance of accessibility and affordability for this fellowship as it is a valuable investment in yourself. With a price of only $6,000 USD and scholarship opportunities available, we ensure that cost is not a barrier to participation.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
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“WLW gave me life-long tools, a network of sisters and women leaders that I was able to collaborate with, and a life- changing experience. I was able to turn my idea into reality improving the lives of women in Morocco."

Manal Elattir,
2011 WLW Graduate,
Founder and CEO, ASILA


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