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2023 Women in Global Development Leadership Forum

Leading in this moment

May 3-4 | Virtual | Live Programming in 23 timezones


Gain actionable insights
Hear from 80 speakers from 30 countries as they share experience and information you can apply to your life and organization immediately.

Become the most impactful leader you can be
Develop the skills to become a stronger leader, so that you can empower and inspire others and create ripples of transformation.

Connect with like-minded leaders
Build valuable networks and relationships with others across the sector as you support and learn from one another.

The Women in Global Development Leadership Forum is at the heart of a movement to connect visionary people from across the global development sector to exchange ideas, tools, and perspectives, empowering you to become the best leader you can be.

Join 1,300 women and men from 125+ countries. Together, we’re building a global community of people committed to transformative, inclusive leadership – so we can address the world’s toughest challenges, faster.

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What to expect in 2023

Two days of virtual programming offered live during your workday, in 23 time zones across the world

On-demand access to recorded sessions

18 hours of concrete and transferable learning

Networking with 1,300+ leaders from 125+ countries

Your ticket to the 2023 Women in Global Development Leadership Forum gets you six months of exclusive leadership development opportunities (March-August, 2023)

Pre 2023 WILD Forum

March 2023

1) Leadership attributes profile

Receive valuable, tailored insights into your strengths and development areas as a leader. See a sample profile here.

You can also use your Leadership Attributes Profile results to plan which sessions to attend at the 2023 WILD Forum.

12 April 2023

2) Workshop: Being an impactful mentor & mentee

19 April 2023

2) Workshop: Networking – Gain clarity and confidence

26 April 2023

2) Workshop: DEI Challenges & Opportunities

Translating DEI programs across multinational organizations with a wide variety of cultural, political and legal contexts

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3) Women in Global Leadership Development Forum – May 3 & 4, 2023

Post 2023 WILD Forum

31 May 2023

4) Workshop: Ideas to action

Virtual workshop that supports you to take action for personal and professional change.

May – August 2023

5) Mentor Match Platform: Find your mentor or mentee

Connect with experienced leaders in the WILD community eager to share their wisdom and insights to help you as you face similar challenges.

May – August 2023

6) On-demand replays

Access to recorded sessions for 90-days following the event.

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7) Apply for 6 months of FREE 1:1 leadership coaching

Registered WILD Forum participants are eligible to apply for the WILD Global Leadership Coaching Program. (Limited spaces).

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Inclusive by design

We’re democratizing the voices being broadcast
Anyone can nominate a speaker or self-nominate. In 2022, we welcomed speakers from 35 countries, and from diverse income and seniority levels.

We’re accessible across the world
Join live during your workday across 23 time zones. All recorded content is available for 90 days post-Forum

We’re addressing financial barriers
100 participants from 30 aid-recipient countries are attending the WILD Forum on fully-funded WILD Fellowships. Students receive a discount.

Save when you register 10+ people from the same organization.

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