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Welcome to the
Initiative Women into Leadership e.V.!

Non-Profit Association for the Sustainable Development of Female Leaders

Achieve More Together:

Empowering Women, Promoting Sustainability

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The Goal:

Representation of female talent at top level

Companies face particular challenges - including undesirable feedback effects - in ensuring the satisfactory representation of women at top level. The establishment of the cross-company initiative Women into Leadership (IWiL) is intended to counteract this.

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The Task:
Accompaniment on the way to the top

The aim of the initiative is - from the various categories: Business, culture, media, science, medicine, society, etc. - to attract top personalities as members who, as personal mentors, accompany highly qualified and successful women on their way to the top as part of a mentoring program.

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The implementation:
30+ top women per year for the top level

An important part of our work is the high-profile presentation of at least 30 outstanding women per year. In this way, we want to follow their path to the top in the long term and make them visible.

Our Member Companies

Our Executive Board

The Initiative Women into Leadership e.V. has expanded its board and proudly presents five new board members.

Sabine Hansen and Dr. Natalie Daghles will be joined by three other well-known members. Nicole Riggers, a long-standing mentor at IWiL, is taking over relationship management. Dr. Werner Grünewald, also an experienced mentor, will be responsible for Financial & Operation Management. Dr. Maike Albers-Malkus, a former mentee and faculty member of the LeadershipNext Academy, will be responsible for program and communication management.

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Chairwoman of the Board

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Financial & Operations
management

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Deputy Chairwoman of the Board

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Program & Communication Management

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Relationship management

Our Advisory Board

The initiative is proud to announce the establishment of its new advisory board. This step underlines our goal of successfully establishing women in management positions. Our Advisory Board, consisting of seven renowned representatives from IWiL member companies, including Daniel Kapffer (DekaBank), Matthias Schellenberg (Deutsche Apotheker- und Ärztebank), Vito Volpe (Santander), Jacquiline Harvey (AUDI), Dr. Elke Frank (Scout24 Group), Dr. Christian Kohlpaintner (Brenntag) and Melanie Wiese (Deutsche Beteiligungs AG), will strengthen us strategically and expand our international reach.

Together, we aim to help more women into leadership roles in various industries and consolidate IWiL's impressive presence both in Europe and globally.

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Supervisory Board Member

Scout 24 Group

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Regional Director China & Hong Kong,

AUDI AG

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CFO,

DekaBank

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CEO,

German Pharmacists and Doctors Bank

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CEO,

Santander Consumer Bank AG

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CFO,

Deutsche Beteiligungs AG

OUR
COOPERATIONS

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Wine & Cheese Evenings

Als Teil der IWiL Community können sie für den Spezialpreis von nur 30€ an den Wine & Cheese Talks mit inspirierenden Persönlichkeiten im Rahmen der LeadershipNext Academy teilnehmen.

Visitor Address

Al Bertusstr. 44A

41061 Mönchengladbach

Contact

Office

+49 151 27 252 653

E-mail

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certified by the DGM

– Deutsche Gesellschaft für Mentoring –

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