BioPharmaChem Skillnet

Women in Leadership Development Programme

Women in Leadership Development Programme

This programme is driven by the need to support more women advancing into leadership roles within the sector.

We have partnered with Career Vision & Kennedy Insights to create this unique programme.

Skillnet Cork. 15th April 2024

Empowering Women in Leadership: The WiLD Programme

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, fostering diversity and inclusion is not just a moral imperative but a strategic advantage. Women’s participation in leadership roles is not only essential for achieving gender equality but also for driving innovation, enhancing decision-making, and ensuring organisational success. Recognizing the importance of empowering women in business, the Women in Leadership Development (WiLD) programme has emerged as a pioneering initiative aimed at equipping women with the skills, confidence, and support networks needed to thrive in leadership roles within the BioPharmaChem sector.

Addressing the Gender Disparity

Despite significant strides towards gender equality in recent years, women continue to be underrepresented in leadership positions across various industries, including BioPharmaChem. The WiLD programme seeks to address this disparity by providing women with tailored leadership development opportunities, mentorship, and advocacy networks. By challenging traditional norms and biases, the programme aims to redefine what it means to be a leader and empower women to unlock their full potential.

Key Features of the WiLD Programme

The WiLD programme is designed as a holistic and immersive experience, encompassing a blend of virtual workshops, one-on-one coaching sessions, and networking opportunities. The programme schedule is structured over a 26-week timeframe, allowing participants to engage in continuous learning and skill development. Key features of the programme include:

  • Virtual Workshops: Interactive sessions focused on reimagining leadership paradigms, embodying leadership qualities, and activating leadership potential.
  • One-on-One Coaching: Personalised coaching sessions aimed at addressing individual challenges, enhancing self-awareness, and fostering professional growth.
  • Networking Opportunities: Opportunities for participants to connect with like-minded peers, share experiences, and build supportive networks.
  • Career Development Activities: Job research, interview preparation, and skills enhancement activities to support participants in their career advancement journey.

The WiLD Programme has given me greater self-belief and a better understanding as to what my strengths are as a leader. The ladies involved were such great coaches and supporters. I highly recommend the course to anyone, future leaders included. This programme gives you the opportunity to connect with so many great women and it might just give you the confidence required to reach for your goals.

Nessa Murphy, Technical Supervisor, Viatris

Benefits of the WiLD Programme

The WiLD programme offers a range of benefits for participants, organisations, and the broader industry. Some of the key benefits include:

  • Increased Representation: Empowering women to assume leadership roles enhances gender diversity and representation at all levels of the organisation.
  • Enhanced Confidence: Through tailored coaching and skills development, participants gain the confidence to assert their value, advocate for themselves, and pursue leadership opportunities.
  • Supportive Networks: The programme facilitates the formation of robust support networks, enabling participants to receive mentorship, guidance, and encouragement from peers and industry experts.
  • Organisational Impact: By promoting inclusive leadership practices and fostering a culture of diversity, organisations can drive innovation, improve decision-making, and achieve better business outcomes.

    Join us in the WiLD programme and embark on a transformative journey towards empowerment, inclusion, and success. For more information or to apply for the programme, contact us today!
    Empowerment. Inclusion. Diversity. Together, we can make a difference.