Rise & Lead Women

Accelerating Women’s Leadership Representation in Workplaces and the Marketplace


About Rise & Lead Women

Rise & Lead Women is a not-for-profit organisation that provides resources to help women achieve their potential and thus accelerate gender-balanced leadership. Founded in 2018, we support and connect women across Europe from various sectors and industries.

What We Do

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Summit & Awards

The annual Rise & Lead Summit & Awards is a 2-day global leadership conference featuring industry leaders, professionals, entrepreneurs and next-gen leaders.


An ecosystem that connects senior executives and professionals to solutions for creating a more inclusive, equitable, and diverse work environment.

Leadership Development

The Rise To Leadership Program is an 8-week programme focused on building the leadership confidence of women in mid-senior management, preparing them for top leadership.

Board Apprenticeship

Increasing diversity on boards in the EU through placement of  high-potential women as board apprentices on boards for one year to gain firsthand experience.

Upcoming Event


“Breaking Barriers; Building Bridges: Unleashing The Power Of Inclusive Leadership

The Call for nominations for the 2023 edition of Rise & Lead Awards is now open and will end on June 15, 2023 at 5pm CEST. Help us to recognise outstanding corporate initiatives promoting gender-balanced leadership, pay parity and parental leave.

September 14-15 | Hotel NH Den Haag / Online

Join us for the 2023 Rise & Lead Summit and Awards