Rising Leaders Network

We believe the best leaders are learners.

The Rising Leaders Network is a professional support network for aspiring leaders. We are a community of professionals and executives from various backgrounds and industries who come together to connect, learn, grow, and make an impact.

In partnership with leading business schools, thought leaders, and industry experts, we deliver career and leadership development programs that set our members up for success. Through our masterclasses and mentorships, our members learn from and share deep conversations with visionary leaders. To supplement our programming, members also receive a weekly newsletter jam-packed with insights, tips, and lessons from featured members and established leaders.

If you are looking to enhance your career prospects, improve your skills, or are looking for a support network that gives you a competitive edge, then look no further.

Our Selection Process

Our membership consists of high potential mid- to senior-level managers from each partner company. Each member is selected by the top executive of their organisation based on the impact they have made in their professional community.

Membership Criteria

  • Work in a partner company or self-sponsored
  • Desire to pursue an executive role in the company or lead a company
  • 30 to 50 years of age
  • Collaborative nature and teachable
  • Ability to share knowledge and mentor others
  • Women from all sectors and industries are welcome
  • Attend one of our summits or paid masterclass

Applications open four times per year.

If you are ready to:

  • Develop your leadership
  • Increase your impact on your professional community
  • Acquire the right skills to stay ahead in your career
  • Establish valuable connections and expand your network

…then this is the network for you!

If you are interested in joining this inspiring and supportive network of business leaders, apply here.

Benefits of Becoming a Member

Create a bigger impact on your professional circle and community.

Knowledge Building and Career Growth

Now, more than ever before, digital skills are a key component of every professional’s toolbox. These skills, combined with well-developed leadership expertise, are what make a successful woman in business.

Through Rise and Lead, you will gain access to a wide array of events and opportunities, all aimed to help you learn and develop new skills from renowned business schools and thought leaders. This includes:

All of our membership plans offer the following benefits:

  • Access to our Rising Leaders private resource hub
  • Quarterly learning and Connect2Grow networking events per year with established leaders
  • Exclusive access to our virtual masterclasses and recordings
  • Access to downloadable resources and workbooks
  • Opportunity to receive career mentorship through our online mentoring circles
  • Priority invite to all virtual masterclasses
  • Access to video vault of past keynote speeches and panel interviews

Expand Your Global Network

You will have direct access to established leaders and industry executives within our Rise and Lead member database, as well as the ability to listen to interviews with established female role models. Connect and network with colleagues, mentors, and leadership circles you can reach out to for insights and support.

Advance Your Career

Assess your strengths and opportunities with our disc-assessment tool and select content to best suit the leadership development plan. Take it up a notch by leading a Leadership Circle to practice and hone your leadership skills.


Frequently Asked Questions

What are my membership benefits of joining the Rise and Lead?

As a member of Rise and Lead, you have access to several benefits to help you grow and develop your professional career:

  • Learn from established industry leaders and thought leaders through our Connect2Grow Series and weekly Inspiring Women Leaders Interview Series
  • Gain access to a member-only learning portal with resources tailored to your leadership and career development goals
  • Access our leadership assessment tools to evaluate your strengths and opportunities
  • Connect with peers and potential mentors through the Rise and Lead member database
  • Open access to our video vaults of past events and our weekly Inspiring Women Leaders Interview Series
  • Participate in Rise and Lead volunteer opportunities to expand your skills and connections
Is membership only open to senior managers?

Our membership is for any individual seeking to develop vital leadership skills or share their insights to help others in their journey.

I'm a man. Can I join the Rise and Lead membership?

Men are an important ally in our advocacy to close the gender leadership gap. If you are interested in joining our network, apply here.

What events am I entitled to attend for free with my membership?

As a Rise and Lead member, you get access to our Women Leadership Virtual Retreat, Connect2Grow Conversation Series, and our Mentoring Circles.

Our Women Leadership Virtual Retreat is a 2 1/2-day event filled with workshops and masterclasses crafted for aspiring female leaders.

The Connect2Grow Leadership Conversation Series invites role model industry leaders to share their knowledge and insights in a regular webinar.

Get connected in our Mentoring Circles where you can join or lead peers in your area of expertise.

All events will be listed on our website.

Do I need to be a member to attend Rise and Lead Events and Programs?

No. Everyone is welcome to attend our Summits, Webinars, and Paid Programs. Your registration for any of our paid programs will include a year-long complimentary membership.

How do I become a member of the Rising Leaders Network?

By registering for the Rise and Lead Summit or Rising Leaders Retreat, you will receive a complimentary one-year membership to Rise and Lead.

If your company is a Corporate Partner of Rise and Lead, you may also be qualified to receive a Rising Leaders Network membership through your employer.