For Companies Who are serious
about developing their next
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.

I encourage every woman to attend the WiRL Summit. Whether you are a manager, employee, or student there is a session for everyone. As a student and mother, I find it difficult to get away for professional development conferences, and was overjoyed when I came across WiRL’s convenient format. WiRL provides inspiring speakers and elite...
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Cassandra O’Brien
M.A.P Life

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.

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."

How to Stop Overscheduling: Less Rushed. More Effective.

Angela Savitri, OTR/L, helps women leaders become free of burnout and stress through her 90-Day Freedom from Stress Program. Angela now eases the chronic stress burden of high-achieving women so they can experience calm, contentment, and connection even with a demanding career.

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.

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.

Work with Me: 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.

The Simple Six: Success Factors of High Performing Teams

Kathy Clifford brings over 20 years of direct leadership, executive coaching, and team relationship expertise to her consulting practice. She is renowned for her candid yet compassionate communication methodology which cultivates safe and trusting environments for transparency and truth telling to quickly emerge.

The 5 Secrets to Your Success as a Working Parent

Rachael is a transformational workplace advocate and organizational consultant with expertise in helping companies successfully create and implement flexibility solutions that drive measurable benefits for business and employees.

Let Go: Overcoming the Blocks in the Way of Your Career Bliss

Kathy Caprino, M.A. is a nationally-recognized career success coach, writer, leadership trainer and speaker dedicated to the advancement of women in business.

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.

The Power of No

JJ DiGeronimo, the president of Tech Savvy Women, began her career designing datacenter infrastructures for Fortune 500 companies after graduating with a computer information systems degree in 1995. Prior to her recent work, JJ had a 20-year career in high tech, where she advanced into leadership positions within Silicon Valley-based technology.

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