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Women Directors Leadership Programme


The Women Directors Leadership Programme is an incisive programme that aims at moving the focus from why women should be on boards and C-Suite positions to how they should perform for board excellence and leadership effectiveness.

Several key research reports have cited the impact of competent solid women at board level: Catalyst, a research group focused on women’s advancement to senior leadership, found that Fortune 500 companies with more women directors, on average, outperformed those with fewer women board members on a broad range of financial indicators.

In addition, Catalyst has found a strong correlation between the number of women on boards and in the C-Suite and ROI (Return on Investment) and ROE (Return on Equity) of company returns.

The Credit Suisse Research Institute recently reported that net income growth over the past six years averaged 14% for companies with women directors compared to 10% for those with no female board members.

Global Research findings show that there are several key consequences of gender-based heterogeneity for boardroom work, board governance, and group dynamics.

These are:

  • Enhanced dialogue
  • Better decision making, including the value of dissent
  • More effective risk mitigation and crisis management
  • Higher quality monitoring of and guidance to management
  • Positive changes to the boardroom environment and culture
  • More orderly and systematic board work
  • Positive changes in the behavior of men

For Who?

WDLS is for women serving on board and or C-Suite position.

This programme for top level women will equip them with the solid skills and safe network to enable their ability to overcome key impediments in their professional spheres.

It is designed to enhance gender intelligence despite the ever changing scenarios that plague organisations of this century.

From ethical dimensions to the demographic dimensions of intellectual capital, from harnessing Emotional Quotient to its impact on Social Quotient and Cultural Quotient, women directors can perform exponentially better with the right knowledge, skills, impactful network all framed around clear knowledge of their purpose and impact in society.

If this is what you aim for as a woman leader, then this is the programme for you.

Programme Delivery

The WDLS is a modular programme that will be hosted in 3 different locations to enable immersion learning for each of the carefully selected participants and designed to provide ample time to implement critical leadership skills within and beyond their circle of influence.

One of the main tools in the programme will be the authoritative book,

The Mountain Within: Leadership Lessons and Inspiration for your climb to the Top written by Dr. Herta von Stiegel.


For more information on the programme write to Nancy or or call her on+254 (0) 703 034 513+254 (0) 703 510451.

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Kindly fill in the form below and we shall send the brochure to you

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Key Details

2020 Dates

Orientation: 3rd March

Module I: 24th – 27th March

Module II: 21st – 24th July 2019 (Cranfield, England)

Module III: 13th – 16th October (Amboseli)


Cost: Kshs. 996,500

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