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.
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)
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.
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”I love this event – high-energy, inspirational and just a wonderful way to gather for valuable conversations with some of the smartest women in our industry.Ellen YountVice President, MSI, U.S
”Multiple people from FHI 360 attended the Forum. After the event, we created a group to share lessons learned and best practices. We also hosted capacity building sessions with all the country offices to build women leaders in each country. I now have a broader network within my organization to learn from, and share leadership lessons.Sopheap SengCountry Representative/Deputy Project Director, FHI 360, Cambodia
”The WILD Forum raised the bar for consistently well-organized, informative and participatory sessions. I have developed a plan for implementing my key take-aways that align to me, my team and organization.Flacia NyamuCEO and Founder, Woven Link Africa, Kenya
”I leveraged the toolkit provided at the salary negotiation session to advocate for a raise at my next quarterly review, which was granted.Melia PetersenCity Research Scientist at City of New York, Department of Homeless Services, U.S
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