The mission of the Center for Women’s Leadership (CWL) is to provide a supportive, virtual community for professional development and networking aimed at advancing women's leadership, while also working with organizational leaders to enhance understanding of ongoing barriers to advancement and strategies to overcome them. We welcome everyone, across genders and both inside and outside of our university, who shares in this mission. Please join our free community.
CWL was founded as a cross-departmental initiative in Forbes School of Business & Technology to take tangible action to help bridge gender gaps in organizational leadership and equity. Since its inception, it has quickly grown to include leaders and volunteers across the university, externally, and with partner organizations.
To achieve our mission, we focus on four areas of operations: