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generation of women leaders


We work with rising star mid-level women and the advocates and leaders who will eventually promote them.

We have a curriculum that is truly world class because we have done the heavy lifting to curate the best and brightest thought leaders in the industry. Our programs combine interactive online sessions with Insight-To-Action Coaching and senior leader engagement to ensure that there is learning and results at every level of your organization.

Our programs can be easily implemented and scaled across your business at a national or global level.

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Washington Trust Bank
Port of Tacoma
Lockheed Martin
Biogen Idec

We offered the WiRL platform and online speaker series to emerging women leaders at our company. They cannot say enough about the value they’ve received – a venue to discuss what’s important about being female at work and home, career support from peers and most of all, a unique space for new conversations at a…
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Anne Reeve
SVP Global Talent Management, BROOKS SPORTS, INC.

What a brilliant idea for a conference! WiRL allowed me to do my work AND do what I love to do which is learn. The speakers were at the top of their game and took their best content and fit into an hour. ALL were fantastic! Often I was participating “live” in the sessions during…
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Joni Wickline
Vice President, Professional Services, The Ken Blanchard Company

WiRL conference is a catalyst for a community of global women to talk about and understand issues governing their working lives. The speakers were tremendous and thought provoking in their presentations. I listened carefully to the chats and feedback participants had real time, and heard how women of all ages, and stages of their careers…
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Georgette Verdin
VP of Human Resources, Biogen Idec

I’m always looking for ways employees can develop the habit of continuous learning and take responsibility for their own professional development. The most commonly stated obstacles are too many competing priorities & inability to schedule time away from the office. By designing their own calendar from a multitude of webinar options, participants developed a learning…
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Diane Rudd
Training & Development, Univar

Attending these kinds of events feeds a part of me that I don’t get from work alone. It provides an opportunity to reflect and self-assess. This summit encompassed an interesting mix of topics, not just leadership, which was what made it so good. I’m very self-aware and secure in my values, and where my focus…
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Valita Speranzi
Application Management - Team Lead, Washington Trust Bank

WiRL impressed me with its line-up of well-known speakers, the content focus of the online sessions, and its passionate leaders. The speakers’ personal stories that they shared were palpable and inspiring, so much so that I connected with a couple of the speakers afterwards to further the conversation. WiRL teaches you the skills to better…
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Avery Blank
Law & Policy Analyst, Center for Health and Homeland Security



We curate renowned thought leaders and bring them right to your desks, devices and offices around the globe. Our online sessions don’t just rely on one or two thought leaders. We curate 35+ of the best and brightest for on-demand and live webinar sessions.


When coupled with the online content, WiRL’s group facilitation and 1:1 coaching services are a powerful combination for maximum impact and results. We ensure that the insights gained in our online sessions are translated to actionable results.


Our work with managers and senior leaders focuses on clearing the way for women. Curriculum focuses on overcoming gender blind spots that can hinder promotion decisions, and concrete ways for leaders (men and women) to value and retain their rising-stars.


Centered Leadership: 5 Ways in Which Remarkable Women Lead

Director Emeritus at McKinsey & Company, Joanna Barsh is also the best-selling author of How Remarkable Women Lead and Centered Leadership.

Developing a Global Mindset

As founding Principal at a boutique corporate diplomacy, global engagement, intelligence firm, Cari also shares her knowledge as a professor at the Hult MBA School, and through contributions to The Huffington Post, Good Morning America, CNN, and the BBC.

Engaging Men for Women’s Leadership Advancement

Having spent years in corporate trenches, and as the author of two acclaimed books, Authoring two books, Jeff is a leader in engaging men in women’s leadership issues.

Transition Resilience: It’s Not Just About Managing Change

Keith Wyche knows first hand how to lead an organization through change. As President and CEO of Cub Foods (a division of SuperValu), a $3 billion grocery chain with more than 8,000 employees, Keith led the division to double-digit sales growth in his first year—even though his only retail experience with groceries was buying them.

Fierce Leadership: A Bold Alternative to the Worst "Best" Practices of Business Today

New York Times best selling author and expert on leadership, Susan offers fresh and surprising alternatives to six of the so-called “best” practices of leadership today.

YOUR LEADERSHIP BRAND: What a Brand Really Is and Why It Matters to You

After nearly 20 years in senior leadership roles in communications at media giants Universal, Sony and Turner Broadcasting, Libby created her proven “Clarify, Simplify & Execute” process to inspire people to maximize their “Leadership DNA.”

What Got You Here Won't Get You There

Dr. Marshall Goldsmith has been recognized as one of the top ten Most-Influential Business Thinkers in the World and the top-ranked executive coach at the 2013 biennial Thinkers50 ceremony. He has written two New York Times bestsellers.

5 Millennial Myths: How to manage and motivate Millennials

Gabrielle Jackson is the President and Founder of the Millennial Solution, a next-generation consulting group empowering leaders to optimize their Millennial talent and equipping Millennials to excel in their personal and professional lives. A Millennial herself, Gabrielle specializes in youth leadership style and motivation.

The Art of the Ask: Negotiating with Confidence

Selena writes a recognized column on women and leadership for The Washington Post, and a weekly blog for Her latest book, Pushback: How Smart Women Ask—and Stand Up—for What They Want, focuses on the unmatched power of negotiation skills.

The 8 Blind Spots Between Men and Women in Business

Barbara Annis, Founder and CEO of Barbara Annis & Associates, Inc. (BAA) is a world-renowned expert on Gender Intelligence, Inclusive Leadership, and Cultural Intelligence, advocating the value and practice of Gender Intelligence and inclusiveness in over 75 Fortune 500 companies.

168 Hours: Reframing the way you think about time 24/7

As a nationally recognized writer, Laura helps her readers rediscover their true passions and beliefs in pursuit of more meaningful lives. Writer of the “168 Hours” blog for CBS MoneyWatch, she’s a prolific contributor for many national newspapers, magazines, and journals.

Flying your freak flag: Putting Authenticity to Work

Joe Gerstandt has worked with Fortune 500 corporations, small non-profits, and everything in between. He co-authored the book Social Gravity: Harnessing the Natural Laws of Relationships. He maintains a popular blog, and is a featured contributor for the Workforce Diversity Network Expert Forum.

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Mitch Shepard
WiRL Founder & Creative Force