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Elevate your career path.

A women’s development program designed to support participants in gaining leadership insight, skills and experiences that they can apply personally and professionally.

Elevate is designed for emerging leaders.
The Elevate Leadership Program is designed to foster growth in professional development, and create lasting connections as careers continue to grow.

Elevate is a women’s development program that supports participants in the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City region in gaining leadership insight, skills and experiences that they can apply personally and professionally. Participants will engage in their community with women in businesses outside of their own for learning and connection.

In an environment where networking opportunities have evolved, how do you create a network, your personal board of directors, find the commonalities of work-life integration solutions among your peers, and learn how to present yourself both virtually and in person? The answer is Elevate. This unique program is designed for emerging women leaders, to enhance leadership and create that network of peers you so often hear you need.

2024 Elevate Schedule

All sessions hosted in Cedar Rapids, IA.

  • July 11, 9-11am
    Virtual Workshop: Lead & Work Across Generations: Strategies to Connect and Engage a Multi-Generational Workforce with Ryan Jenkins
  • Aug. 14, Noon-5pm
    Learning Session #1: Get Involved, Build Your Network! with Jennifer Mond 
  • Aug. 28, Noon-5pm​​​​​​​
    Learning Session #2: Strengths Finder with Traci McCausland
  • Sept. 18​​​​​​​
    In-Person Workshop: Details to come!
  • Oct. 2, Noon-5pm​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
    Learning Session #3: Financials 101 with Little Miss Finance
  • Oct. 23, Noon-5pm​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
    Learning Session #4: Fierce Conversations  with Jenn Bleil 
  • Nov. 13, Noon-5pm​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
    Learning Session #5: Leadership in Action Panel    
  • Nov. 20, Noon-6pm
    ​​​​​​​Capstone Project Presentation & Graduation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ​​​​​​​


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