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.
The 2021-2022 Fellows Program is moving forward as planned with applications due by June 1, 2021. We expect the program modules, scheduled to begin September 27, to take place in person unless challenges associated with COVID-19 remain and CDC guidelines recommend otherwise. Below is the planned module schedule:
September 27-October 1, 2021
Fellows Program Launch + IWF World Leadership Conference.
Late February/Early March 2022
INSEAD Executive Education Module in Fontainebleau, France.
Harvard Business School Executive Education Module in Cambridge, MA.