Our events inspire, challenge and connect leaders of diverse background to take the lead in advancing women in the workplace, marketplace and in society.

Upcoming Events

The Hague

Leading the Change Towards A More Inclusive and Equitable World

March 1: 4 pm CET

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Past Events

Founders talk

Weekly FREE Founders Table Talks – Q&A Session

Every Monday at 2 PM: Online

African Summit

Rising Leaders Summit – Africa

Lagos, Nigeria: TBD

It’s with great pleasure that we invite you to participate in the inaugural Rising Leaders’ Summit – Africa 2020: Leadership. Inclusion. Innovation, to take place in Lagos.

This event is organised by Rise and Lead, a social organisation founded in the Netherlands in 2018, providing skills, knowledge and leadership education to individuals and organisations.

Our purpose is a more inclusive and sustainable future – Creating a sustainable and prosperous society by empowering entrepreneurs, women, and organisations.

The Hague

Rise and Lead Summit 2020

September 24-25, 2020: The Hague

You are invited to join us for the 3rd annual Rise and Lead Summit, to advance your leadership & impact! The Rise and Lead Summit brings together industry leaders, corporate executives, professionals, entrepreneurs, startups, young leaders, change-makers and organisations to share best practices, learn new skills and drive the change towards gender parity. Join the #RiseandLead movement!


Connect2Grow: Building Social Impact into Your Career

February 11, 2020

Having braved the strong winds left by Storm Ciara, 30 women and 3 men made their way to the Connect2Grow #LeadtheChange event, which took place on the 11th of February at The Coca Cola Office in Rotterdam.


Connect2Grow Mentoring Circle

June 20, 2019

The Rise and Lead Connect2Grow Mentoring Circle “Overcoming Limiting Habits” has been designed to help professionals conquering habits that have a negative impact on their growth. Habits like procrastination, passive aggressiveness, aversion to risks, and negativity aren’t just personal quirks, they could permanently hinder career aspirations. Overcoming these limiting habits will help propel you to fulfill your full potential and increase your chances for career success.


Connect2Grow Meet Up

January 31, 2019

During our Connect2Grow Mentoring Circle session, we shared our aspirations and got some inspiration, guidance, and mentorship from our passionate facilitators. We received practical tools and action steps to move through our blocks and fears and to achieve our goals faster; and we learned about personal growth, financial intelligence, and goal execution strategies.