Each year, IWF invests in making women stronger, smarter and more influential through its Fellows Program, a year-long, intensive leadership development experience. The Fellows Program was launched in 1994 with seed-funding from the U.S. Labor Department as a direct result of the Glass Ceiling Commission and annually convenes approximately 35 Fellows from around the world for a total of 20 days. Featuring academic partnerships with Harvard Business School and INSEAD, the program offers customized leadership training for high-achieving women leaders on their path to the C-suite. The approach is holistic and focused on the participant’s personal and professional development, career path, and trajectory, while embracing the value of an outside perspective.
2021-2022 Fellows Program Calendar
The 2021-2022 Fellows Program is moving forward as planned with applications due by June 1, 2021. The Fellows Program launch and IWF World Leadership Conference will take place virtually, while the executive education components at INSEAD and Harvard Business School are scheduled to take place in person. Below is the planned module schedule:
September 29-October 1, 2021
2021-2022 Fellows Program Virtual Launch
November 4-5, 2021
IWF Virtual World Leadership Conference.
February 28 - March 3, 2022
INSEAD Executive Education Module in Fontainebleau, France.
June 6-11, 2022
Harvard Business School Executive Education Module in Cambridge, MA.