Learn to Lead

Maximizing your Potential

Are you beginning a journey of leadership in your organization?

Do you aspire to greater responsibility and authority? Whether you’re a new people manager or you’re the new lead on a project, making the transition from successful individual contributor to effective manager of people and projects can be one of the most challenging and critical learning opportunities in your career.

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Fall cohort begins: Sept 19, 2023

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This is for you if:

  • Your role as leader is beginning or you aspire for more
  • You want to develop your leadership skills to better serve your career goals
  • You want to benefit from the knowledge of successful women leaders
  • You want to build authentic connections with your peers and group mentors to help advance your career

You will:

  • Learn and practice new techniques to help you speak up in meetings and present your ideas.
  • Learn strategies to establish open communications with your manager and access resources.
  • Practice a new growth mindset where differing opinions are debated and conflict is managed.
  • Establish your personal brand while avoiding common mistakes.
  • Learn how to find and utilize opportunities to spread your brand.
  • Learn how to manage time and set boundaries to protect your energy and reduce stress.
  • Gain self-awareness and learn to engage those around you while maintaining your focus to improving leadership.
  • Explore ideas and questions that you identify to enrich your approach to challenges and opportunities.
  • Share with colleagues and Mentors for support and development.

Fall 2022 Mentors

Fall 2023 mentors to be confirmed shortly.
  • Niloufer Afzal


    G2G Impact Group
  • Gabriella Baciu

    Vice President, Customer Success

  • Shabnum Durrani

    Head, Corporate Communications

    Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)
  • Kate Nazar

    Vice President, Partnerships, Innovation & Sustainability (Canada)

    Sun Life
  • Carolina Patino Luisi

    Head, Transformation, Planning & Operations, North American Retail and Small Business Payments

    BMO Financial Group

Program Overview


Program Partners

Are you looking for more effective ways to invest in your women leaders? Do you offer products, tools and resources that could add value to our members?