W2W Leadership Initiative's May Updates
Updates on WILMA's Women to Watch Leadership Initiative
WILMA’s Women to Watch Leadership Initiative has updates to share as we continue to work on the effort’s core mission of helping develop more women leaders in our area. Here’s what we’ve been up to with various W2W Leadership Initiative programs and what’s coming up next:
LEADERSHIP ACCELERATOR: Our annual half-day leadership and career development conference returns July 18 to the Wilmington Convention Center. The event (shown above) features a keynote lunch, workshops, and networking. For details on this year’s keynote speaker, turn to page 23, and stay tuned for upcoming announcements on workshop topics. For more info, go to WILMALeadership.com
LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE: Members of the 2019 WILMA’s Leadership Institute met last month at tekMountain with a skills seminar on public speaking. The Institute is made up of thirty-two women who meet monthly for leadership skills training, interaction with area executives, and peer mentoring sessions. Applications for next year’s class open again in the fall.
WILMA NETWORK: The WILMA Network, made up of women from the companies that support the Women to Watch initiative, serves as a resource for the women involved and represents a variety of area businesses, large and small. Members participate in small-group networking events called 2nd Tuesdays.
IN THE LOOP: Keep up to date with these and other Leadership Initiative programs as well as applications announcement by going to WILMASToWatch.com or signing up for the WILMA Weekly newsletter on our website.
–Vicky Janowski, WILMA editor, and Maggi Apel, events director, Co-directors of the Women to Watch Leadership Initiative W2W@WILMAOnTheWeb.com