In today’s fast-paced and competitive business world, women are increasingly taking on leadership roles and making their mark across various industries. However, the journey to leadership can sometimes be challenging, especially for those in family businesses. Fortunately, the Initiative Women into Leadership offers a unique cross-mentoring program that opens doors to personal growth and development. Each year we offer Wild Card spaces for our Mentee Classes.
A Leading or Part of a Family Business:
If you find yourself leading or being a part of a family business, you understand the distinctive dynamics that come with it. Family businesses present a unique set of opportunities and challenges, combining personal relationships with professional responsibilities. As a leader in this context, you have a chance to shape the direction and future of the business, making your impact even more significant. The Initiative Women into Leadership program recognizes the specific needs and aspirations of women in family businesses, providing tailored support to navigate these complexities successfully.
Strong and Resilient Women:
To describe yourself as a strong and resilient woman is a testament to your inner strength and determination. It means embracing challenges, overcoming adversity, and persistently pushing boundaries. However, even the strongest individuals can benefit from continuous growth and self-improvement. IWiL recognizes your potential and aims to amplify your existing strengths while helping you acquire new skills, perspectives, and strategies to excel as a leader.
Improving and Developing Leadership Skills:
Leadership is a lifelong journey of growth and development. Whether you are an experienced leader or just starting out, the program provides a platform to enhance your leadership capabilities. Through cross-mentoring, you will have the opportunity to be paired with an accomplished mentor who can offer guidance, share experiences, and provide valuable insights. By learning from his or her expertise, you can gain a fresh perspective on leadership and apply it directly to your role in the family business.
What Drives You:
Every successful leader has a driving force that motivates them to strive for excellence. It could be a desire to leave a lasting legacy, a commitment to fostering positive change, or a passion for innovation. Whatever your driving force may be, we recognize and celebrate your aspirations. By being a part of this program, you will be surrounded by a community of like-minded individuals who understand your vision and are ready to support you in achieving your goals.
The Wild Card:
The Wild Card is a golden opportunity for aspiring leaders to participate in the mentee class of 2024 in the Initiative Women into Leadership program. It offers a chance to join a prestigious cohort of women and immerse yourself in a transformative learning experience. By securing this coveted place, you gain access to a wealth of resources, networking opportunities, and personalized guidance from experienced mentors. It can be the catalyst that propels you to new heights of leadership excellence.
Embrace the possibility of becoming the Wild Card for the mentee class of 2024, and embark on a transformative journey toward becoming the leader you aspire to be.
For more information you can download the WIld Card 2024 Info Broschure here.
We look forward to receiving your applications and are excited to see the top female candidates who will make it to the top of our Mentee Class of 2024