Elevate Leadership Program Applications Open

For Immediate Release
May 22, 2023

Contact: Amy Eaton, Director of Marketing & Strategic Development


CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Applications for the 2023 Elevate Leadership Program from Women Lead Change are due Thursday, June 15, 2023, for the July-Nov. class. This program is designed for current and emerging women leaders in the Cedar Rapids-Iowa City region. More information and applications are at https://www.wlcglobal.org/programs/elevate. Send completed applications to info@wlcglobal.org.

Elevate is designed for emerging leaders. These are women that you expect to see in leadership roles in the near future. Women very new (1-3 months) to leadership roles may also be considered. To be eligible, candidates must be endorsed by their organizations and approved for participation by their direct leaders/supervisors. All applicants should be able to meet the commitment expectations of the program. Investment is $2,500/person.

Program timeline:

  • July 19, Noon-5 p.m. Learning Session #1

  • Aug. 16,  8-10 a.m. Virtual Workshop

  • Aug. 23, Noon-5 p.m. Learning Session #2

  • Sept. 14, 8:30-11:30 a.m. In-Person Workshop  

  • Sept. 14, 2-3:30 p.m. Learning Session #3

  • Oct. 26, Noon-5 p.m. Learning Session #4

  • Nov. 1, Noon-5 p.m. Learning Session #5

  • Nov. 30, Noon-6 p.m. Capstone Project Presentation & Graduation

IWLC d/b/a Women Lead Change is a non-partisan, 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the development, advancement, and promotion of women, their organizations, and to impacting the economy and future workforce. For more information, visit WLCglobal.org.


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