2019 Forum to Advance Women’s Leadership in the Global Development Sector

This one-day forum for leaders at all stages of their career in the global development sector who want to deepen their individual leadership skills and build a culture of inclusive leadership in their organizations and our sector.

On May 14th, 2019, join 350 seasoned and emerging leaders from across the global development sector to deepen your individual leadership skills and expand your understanding of how to lead organizational change. Dozens of dynamic speakers will share their insights about leading as a woman, inclusive leadership, multi-cultural team-building, and more. The nature of the program makes it easy to connect with other people at a very authentic level which makes this one of the best networking events you’ll attend in 2019.

Anne-Marie Slaughter, President & CEO, New America, will deliver the opening keynote address “Leadership Lessons from a Sixty-Year-Old Entrepreneur”. In the afternoon, Garry O. Ridge, President, Chief Executive Officer and Director WD-40 Company, keynotes “It’s All About the People”. There are 52 speakers from 35 organizations for the Forum. You’ll engage with women and men who are industry leaders in the global development sector, young change-makers who are sparking affinity groups as well as people recognized globally as leadership gurus by Harvard Business School and Forbes.

The Forum’s theme this year is “Greater Diversity = Greater Impact” with content organized around the following tracts:

-Skills to Lead at Every Level

-Organizational Development for Greater Inclusion

-Sector Transformation

For the detailed agenda along with workshop descriptions and roundtable information, click here.

Register early, the 2018 event sold out.

Location: Washington, DC

Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2019