Women in Leadership

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About the Program

Women in Leadership is a customized program for women leaders who are ready to take charge of their careers, develop as a leader and form lasting relationships with the fellow women in their cohort. Based on research and trends, this workshop will empower participants to shatter the glass ceiling and achieve their goals.

The content focuses on topic areas that will elevate your leadership capabilities to the next level and beyond, including:

  • Exploring a meaningful career
  • Creating your personal brand
  • Communicating with impact
  • Networking with a purpose
  • Building cultural competence
  • Influencing others
  • Making decisions confidently
  • Negotiating skillfully
  • And more!

Women in Leadership provides a blended learning approach to participants including:

  • In-person cohort-based activities and discussion
  • In-person group coaching sessions
  • One-on-one professional coaching
  • Guided self-reflection and self-study

Chamber leadership programs prioritize creating spaces where diverse perspectives can come together to learn, grow, and push our community forward.

2024 Session Dates

Fall Cohort

Sessions occur bi-weekly on Mondays from 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

Cost and Scholarships

Tuition must be paid in full by the first class session. 

Chamber Member

$ 1,750


$ 2,250

If you have questions on payment or need to discuss setting up a payment plan, please contact Olivia Koster at olivia@grandrapids.org. There are a limited number of partial scholarship funds available. Please submit the following scholarship application form NO LATER than 30 days prior to the first session to be considered.

Meet the Facilitator

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Mita Fitzjohn

Questions or Comments?

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Please reach out to:

Olivia Koster

Senior Talent Development Program Manager

Program Sponsors

Premier Sponsor

Trustee Sponsor

Chamber Champions