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Women's Initiative Next Generation


The caring women who join the Women’s Leadership Initiative enjoy being part of the solution to problems facing young women and children in our region. They also enjoy opportunities to network with women leaders and develop their own leadership skills.

Through our WING (Women’s Leadership Initiative Next Generation) network, emerging women leaders, age 35 and under, are able to to nurture their philanthropic interests and build their networks with mentoring support from other WLI members.

WING members are also involved in special partnerships with nonprofit organizations serving at-risk women and girls.

Next Generation Leader Award

Congratulations to Miriam Shou, of PwC, recipient of the 2017 Next Generation Leader Award. Presented for the first time during the 2016 Women’s Leadership Initiative Gala, this award recognizes a woman under 35 who has not only accomplished exemplary professional success but also shares a deep commitment to GIVE, ADVOCATE and VOLUNTEER.

Upcoming Events

Events are planned throughout the year that provide members with opportunities for learning, mentoring and community service. New this year, the four-part Young Leader Speaker Series is designed to encourage and inspire the next generation of leaders through thought-provoking speakers and diverse panels that will help guide our future leaders to reach their greatest potential. Join us as we foster creative ideas, build relationships and energize participants to make a difference in their community. It is a series created for millennials by millennials.

    WING Young Leader Spring Speaker Series

    April 12, 2017, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
    Francis Cauffman, 2000 Market Street, #600, Philadelphia, PA 19103

    The spring installment of our innovative speaker series, “Navigating Philadelphia’s Job Market: How to Be Seen, Selected and Promoted!” will focus on helping you climb the corporate ladder. On Wednesday, April 12, we’ll explore what the overall job market landscape looks like in our region, what skill sets and sectors are in high demand and what hiring managers are seeking from candidates looking to move up or jump careers. RSVP now!

    WING Mentoring Event: Ready, Set, Mentor

    May 23, 2017, 7:30-9:30 a.m.
    Pyramid Club, 1735 Market Street, 52nd floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103
    Learn more.

    WING Young Leader Summer Speaker Series

    Date Pending, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
    Fogo de Chao, 1337 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia PA 19107
    Details coming soon!