WE Lead

Leadership Development for Women

WE Lead

WE Lead is a 10-month executive leadership development experience for high-potential, goal oriented women who are actively preparing for the next level of their career. Participants are high achieving women who are being assigned increasing levels of responsibility within their organization. Through a combination of professional development and executive coaching, WE Lead prepares, positions and empowers talented women to move into higher leadership roles at the senior level. 

After completing WE Lead women have:

  • Enhanced leadership skills and improved positioning for future leadership roles within their organization.
  • Awareness of professional/personal strengths and assets and how to leverage.
  • Awareness of obstacles to professional and personal growth and how to overcome.
  • A personal plan for career success with clear vision, mission, accomplishment statements, action steps, and measurements.
  • Connections with other women leaders to share strategies and support. 
  • A trusted network of business and community resources.

Program Information

WE Lead runs for 10 months beginning with a kickoff reception in September and concludes with a graduation ceremony in June. There is a two-day overnight retreat held at Hueston Woods in late September. The rest of the year consists of five full day sessions meeting once a month at various locations throughout the Cincinnati region. Four half day facilitated mastermind group coaching sessions are held at the Chamber during the alternate months. The program also includes two private sessions with a professional coach. 

2018-2019 Program Dates

Welcome Reception - Wednesday, September 5, 2018
WE Lead Retreat - Thursday & Friday, September 20-21, 2018

Class Sessions:
October 9, December 11, February 12, April 9, June 11 - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
November 13, January 8, March 12, May 14 - 8:30 a.m. - Noon

Graduation - Tuesday, June 18, 2019


The tuition for each WE Lead participant is $3,700 for Chamber members and $4,700 for non-members. If you are not sure if your employer is a member, please contact Tamara Lang at tlang@cincinnatichamber.com. Fee includes all meals, facilities, materials, etc. Partial grants may be available for those with financial need. Payment plan options are also available.


Applications for WE Lead Class 13 (Sept 2018 - June 2019) will open on February 28, 2018.

WE Lead Information Session

A WE Lead Information Session will be held on Wednesday April 11, 2018, from 4:30-6 p.m. at Seasons 52 in Rookwood. This is an opportunity to learn more about the program curriculum, hear from graduates about their experience, and network with other professional business women over appetizers and one free drink. There’s no cost to attend, but you must register. Register here.


View WE Lead class rosters

For more information about WE Lead or becoming a WE Lead Coach, contact Tamara Lang at 513.579.3130 or tlang@cincinnatichamber.com. \

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