What is AWE Accelerator?

AWE Accelerator is a professional development course for middle management women to improve their executive presence, to articulate their career path and aspirations, and to accelerate their careers. It is a comprehensive program that has identified key behavioral skill gaps that create obstacles for career advancement. During the highly interactive sessions, participants will gain access to best practices, tools, and templates, in addition to a network of like-minded peers.

AWE Accelerator participants represent the next generation of leaders in the workplace and we are in AWE of them.

Program Details

- Two, locally-based, 2 day offsite sessions conducted across 6 months
- Cohorts of 50 participants, with cross-functional and cross-industry representation
- Monthly newsletters
- Access to participant directory

Who Should Participate?

Manager to Senior Director-level women

course Curriculum

Session I:  I Am a Leader
Date: February 2018 (Day 1)
Time: 8.30am to 6.00pm Dinner
Location: Marriott Santa Clara

Outline your career path (past, present and future), assess your current value proposition,
and create a professional brand statement and elevator pitch.

Session II: I Am Well Networked
Date: February 2018 (Day 2)
Time: 8.30am-2.00pm
Location: Marriott Santa Clara

Create a network map, learn about how to leverage existing relationships
and expand professional connections.

Session III: I Have Strong Executive Presence
June 2018 (Day 1)
Time: 8.30am-6.00pm Dinner
Location: Marriott Santa Clara

Learn about executive presence, assess your own level of executive presence,
and practice decision-making skills.

Session IV: I Am an Effective Communicator
June 2018 (Day 2)
Time: 8.30am-2.00pm
Location: Marriott Santa Clara

Learn how to be a strong and effective communicator through the art of asking questions,
presenting solutions and public speaking.