LEAP into the New Year by applying to join the 2020 cohort of The Leadership & Executive Acceleration Program (LEAP™)!     Hurry as The Closing Date for Applications is 6th December


Apply for the 2020 LEAP™ Program

Leadership & Executive Acceleration Program (LEAP™) empowers Irish and Irish-American women to accelerate their careers by providing access to professional insights, role models and potential mentors.

The LEAP program also impacts the New York and Irish-American nonprofit communities. LEAP in the Community is designed to promote team work and unleash participants skills to solve a business challenge in two non-profit organizations.

Our overall mission is to help women advance in the workplace and strengthen the roles women can play in each other’s success.

Applications are open on Nov 1st.  The deadline to apply is December 6th, 2020.
The program will run from mid-January through June, 2020 and there is no cost to participate.



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  • Participants are accomplished female professionals, in early to mid-career (three to fifteen years experience), interested in being part of the development of the next generation of women business leaders
  • Must be currently employed or running your own business
  • Must be Irish or Irish-American (Irish Ancestry)
  • Living in the NYC area and able to attend LEAP events in person
  • Ability to commit 2-4 hours weekly between mid-January and June 2020. The LEAP in the Community project may entail some weekend work.


The Three Pillars of LEAP™

  • Coaching & Feedback: Self-awareness through behavioral profile evaluation, Speed Mentoring sessions, and LEAP Pods of smaller peer-group sessions that foster skill-building and career growth.
  • Professional Development: Formal training through a combination of on-site expert talks and curated multi-media on a variety of topics
  • Project Assignment: LEAP™ in the Community promotes teamwork and the importance of corporate social responsibility.

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Key Dates
Mid-January, 2020 at 6:30pm: Evening Orientation – Date TBD
Early February 2020 at 6:30pm: “LEAP Launch Evening” – Date TBD

Thank you to our Sponsors

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