Coro Women in Leadership

The WIL program supports the leadership development of mid-career women across the Bay Area, establishes a pipeline for professional advancement, and creates a cross-sector network of women who support each other's career growth. 💼️

Coro Women in Leadership

Coro Northern California, a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco, prepares individuals for collaborative leadership so they can effectively tackle pressing, public problems. For 75 years, Coro has developed and delivered experiential learning programs so individuals, communities, and institutions better understand themselves, how to work with others, and how to improve their impact.

Coro’s Women in Leadership program supports the leadership development of women across the Bay Area, establishes a pipeline for professional advancement, and creates a cross-sector network of women who support each other’s career growth.

Overview

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, women are 47% of the workforce but still earn only 79% of what men earn and make up fewer than 1 in 3 chief executives. Now, more than ever, we need women leaders at the forefront to address pressing professional and civic challenges.

Coro’s Women in Leadership program supports the leadership development of women across the Bay Area, establishes a pipeline for professional advancement, and creates a cross-sector network of women who support each other’s career growth.

The program will engage 25 mid-career women of diverse backgrounds from the private, nonprofit, and government sectors for intensive leadership development seminars and post-fellowship networking.

Program Skills

  • Strategic relationship building
  • Negotiating at work
  • Peer coaching
  • Developing a professional narrative to articulate accomplishments and vision
  • Making value visible in the workplace

Program Outcomes

  • Increased skills and confidence
  • Enhanced leadership abilities
  • Expanded professional networks
  • Increased ability to coach others
  • Enhanced ability to effect positive change at work and in the community

Sessions

All sessions will take place at the Metta Fund Community Room located at 850 Battery Street, Suite 200 in San Francisco.

  • Session 1: Thursday, September 20, 2-8pm (includes dinner) and Friday, September 21, 9am-4:30pm (includes lunch)
  • Session 2: Thursday, October 11, 2-8pm (includes dinner) and Friday, October 12, 9am-4:30pm (includes lunch)
  • Session 3: Thursday, November 1, 2-8pm (includes dinner) and Friday, November 2, 9am-4:30pm (includes lunch)
  • Session 4: Thursday, November 29, 2-8pm (includes dinner), Friday, November 30, 9am-6pm (includes lunch and graduation reception)

Website

Women in Leadership - Fall 2018 - What

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