The WILD Program™
The Women in Leadership Development (WILD) Program is a six-month leadership and career accelerator program designed to support the development of future female STEM leaders and growing Australia’s STEM economy.
The WILD Program™ will be run once per year over a six-month period, with up to 25
participants across Australia accepted into the program annually.
Since the start of the Program
of participants have attained a new role or position
of participants are serving on boards
Key Components of the Program
- Part 1: The Company Directors Course run by the Australian Institute of Company Directors – a five-day course covering areas such as governance, decision making, legal obligations, risk, strategy and finance;
- Part 2: Executive leadership retreat – training on topics such as negotiation, influence and executive communication, that can greatly assist women in obtaining and performing well in senior leadership roles; and
- Part 3: Board observership experience – each participant attends board meeting/s and a de-briefing session to consolidate their learning and help prepare them for working with boards and senior management.