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Authentic Leadership Presence

The idea of authentic presence goes beyond technical skills and leadership competencies. It’s about knowing how to leverage the power of reputation and perception – and be seen as a leader by others. Wielding influence takes more than just a job title – It requires the ability to show up and be heard.

Authentic Leadership Presence™ links the mastery of authentic presence to your company’s values and culture. For women, this program provides the strategies to personally define and demonstrate authentic leadership. For companies, it accelerates career development and improves retention of top female talent.

Target Participant: Mid Career

Course Starts: January 16
Locations: Virtual
Applications Due:
January 9

Executive Leadership

Executive Leadership is for high-achieving women with the talent and drive to assume more senior and influential roles and prepare to move into the executive ranks. Research shows that career progression often stalls for women at middle management, narrowing a company’s pipeline of top leadership and diverse talent.

Target Participant: Mid Career

Course Starts: February 8
Locations: In-Person (West Michigan)
Applications Due:
February 1


Next4Vets, one of the few programs designed with women Veterans in mind, provides a confidential forum to help them clarify career objectives and communicate their assets in order to leverage them in the corporate world.

We tap into a powerful network of successful women veterans in company leadership roles eager to offer support.

Participants will identify and formulate individual development plans to strengthen their genuine presence within the context of their personal leadership styles and respective company culture.

Target Participant: Female Veterans (all career levels)

Course Starts: January 24
Locations: Virtual
Applications Due:
January 17

Just Released

In support of our commitment to accelerating the careers of Next Gen leaders, Meet Them features pairs of high level and rising professionals tackling a variety of important subjects from both their shared and individual perspectives. Our goal is to uncover ways we all can succeed and learn from each other.

Meet Them
Episode 9

Barriers to Career Success with Jill Dark & Thao Lai

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WM Capstone Dinner

Join us on Nov. 16 as we hear from well-being Dr. Dominique Pritchett, PsyD. Dr. Dominque uses her 20 years of experience in the mental health field and personal journey to cultivate hope, purpose, and meaning in our professional lives. Through exploring tangible G.E.M.S. in the Garden™, she will provide us with strategies to prevent burnout and experience breakthroughs – inspiring us to plant seeds, nurture the roots of our stories, and letting our voices blossom.

November 16, 2023
5:30 – 7:30 PM
JW Marriott, Grand Rapids

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