The National Women’s Council’s programming offers targeted resources and support for women, transfeminine, and gender non-conforming professionals, and allies, who are at different stages in their career path. Please contact us for more information about program content and scheduling.
NWC Emerging Leaders Program
This six-month program provides resources for professionals whose gender and/or sexuality may present unique hurdles or potential challenges when navigating career advancement. This program is most beneficial for professionals who are already on their career path that are seeking to break into leadership roles. Through regular training and strategy sessions with facilitators, participants will attain the concrete skills necessary to move into leadership positions within their organizations and to implement more inclusive policies and practices once they have arrived. Participants will also have the opportunity to build strong relationships with facilitators and cohort members, creating a support network that is invaluable for continued leadership success.
NWC Advancement Incubator
Even as many organizations are working to become more equitable, gender-based marginalization persists. This week-long program provides resources for young and new professionals who want to learn more about how gender and/or sexuality can present unique hurdles and challenges as they enter into their career path. This program is designed for those who are just beginning or at the early stages of their professional career. Through one-week of intensive training, mentoring, and strategy sessions with facilitators, participants will learn more about the landscape of gender marginalization, including common stumbling blocks within organizations, as well as options and opportunities for navigating these issues as a new professional. Through the collaborative and interactive structure of the sessions, participants will have the opportunity to build strong relationships with facilitators and cohort members, creating a support network that is invaluable.