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Pittsburgh Professional Women is pleased to present Leadership Academy for Women™, an innovative leadership development program for aspiring women leaders in Western PA. This twelve-week course is designed to help women understand their leadership style, develop authentic leadership skills, and learn to lead others effectively.

Our SIXTH Class of Graduates begins February 8, 2019. We'll meet every Friday from 10am to 12noon for twelve consecutive weeks at the Pittsburgh Professional Women offices on Perry Highway, just fifteen minutes north of downtown Pittsburgh. You must attend TEN of the twelve classes in order to graduate. See the full schedule of classes below. 

If you're ready to become the leader you know you're meant to be, click here to register right now. 

Meet The Class Five Graduates:

This highly specialized and interactive course is limited to 10 students. The next class will  begin in February, 2019 at the Pittsburgh Professional Women home office in Perrysville, just 15 minutes north of Downtown Pittsburgh.

To bring Leadership Academy to your workplace, call (412) 202-6983 or send an email now

Here is what our graduates have to say about this empowering course:

"It’s a very special ‘Sisterhood’ for your personal growth and career path."

 –Michelle Bushee, Piatt Sothebys International Realty

"More take-aways that I can count. I use the tools I learned in Leadership Academy EVERY DAY in my life and business." –Claire Schuchman, CEO, Exceptional Gardens

"I've learned so much and was significantly inspired by both the instructors and my fellow classmates. I'm thankful that I had the opportunity to attend."

-Christina Knieriem, Young Professional Women in Energy

"Even though I invested in a five year MBA at a prestigious university, Leadership Academy was without a doubt the best investment I ever made in myself." –Katie White, JCREW

"Leadership Academy for Women is a fantastic opportunity for women to learn and develop practical strategies for the everyday challenges of business management.”

 –Marty Stahl, Business Coach for the Entrepreneur Incubator

   Volunteers of America’s Working Order Program

“Leadership Academy gave me an opportunity to not only examine and further my leadership skills but share that process with a diverse and inspiring group of women. It was an experience, unlike anything I’ve done before.” 

 -Margot Martin, Director of Community Development

 Delta Foundation of Pittsburgh

Course Schedule

February 8, 2019: Essential Leadership Skills

February 15, 2019: Understanding Your Natural Leadership Style

February 22, 2019: How to Become Comfortable With Criticism

March 1, 2019: Developing Workplace Culture: How to Create a Successful Work Environment

March 8, 2019: Effective Negotiation: Skills to Ask for What You Want

March 15, 2019: Poised and Productive: Time Management Skills for Success

March 22, 2019: The Importance of Mindfulness in the Workplace

March 29, 2019: Conflict is a Choice: How to Deal With Difficult Work Situations

April 5, 2019: Establish Your Leadership Credibility as a Communicator

April 12, 2019: Develop Your Personal Brand

April 19, 2019: Create Your Professional Bio

April 26, 2019: Establishing Your Leadership Legacy

Each graduate will have a professional head shot photo and a professional bio by the end of this twelve week course.

The investment for Leadership Academy for Women is $1200 for members of Pittsburgh Professional Women and $1500 for non-members. Corporations who send more than two students will receive a discount. 

Meet our graduates:

Class One:

Class Two:

Class 3:

Class 4:

Class 5:

Class 6:

Will you be in the photo? 

Register now for the Class of 2019, or use this form to schedule a phone appointment. We'll chat for 15 to 20 minutes and decide if Leadership Academy for Women makes sense for you right now: 

Would you like to bring Leadership Academy to your company or organization? 

If you have a group of at least 8 professionals who want to attend, this can happen at your workplace.  Call (412) 202-6983.

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Beth Caldwell, Executive Director ◼︎ 1001 Perry Highway ◼︎ Suite 4 ◼︎ Pittsburgh, PA 15237 ◼︎ (412) 202-6983