About EWF International

Female leaders are great for business, but they’re still not being promoted or funded on pace with their male peers. EWF International commits to helping change that. For over 20 years, EWF has provided peer advisory forums & leadership development programming for women at all career stages.

Why Every Executive Woman Needs A Peer Advisory Forum

According to Catalyst’s 2020 report, the number of women in senior management roles reached 29% globally. While this is a significant milestone, there’s no denying we have a long way to go. According to the International Labour Organization, women are overrepresented in support roles such as administration while being underrepresented in most senior leadership roles. ...

By |2021-10-29T10:34:46-05:00November 29th, 2021|Blog, Leadership|

Wait… Burn Out and Equity are Related??!

This article is a guest post by Dr. Tana M. Session Hello October! Fall is finally here which means we're in the full swing of work. This month I want to talk about burnout because oftentimes during this period, we push ourselves a lot harder than usual. We just had the slow summer months and ...

By |2021-10-28T10:44:22-05:00November 1st, 2021|Blog, Leadership|

Understanding the Workplace Barriers Facing Women of Color

Women continue to be a growing portion of the modern workforce, often competing with male counterparts for positions and advancement in a workplace that traditionally favors the promotion and success of men. The largest and most numerous of these workplace barriers are set against women of color. These workplace barriers have led to issues, struggles, ...

By |2021-09-29T10:29:07-05:00October 11th, 2021|Blog, Leadership|

How to Become a Great Mentor

Mentorship is an important part of being an experienced and influential leader. While mentorship often focuses on mentees’ value, mentorship is also an important and developmental experience for executive leaders. First, being a mentor keeps you close to the work of your juniors and clear on the challenges they have to address. Beyond staying relevant ...

By |2021-09-29T10:30:20-05:00September 27th, 2021|Blog, Leadership|

Women in Executive Leadership: Emotional Intelligence

Executive leadership is slowly moving towards gender parity. More women than ever before hold executive leadership roles in companies; however, women still comprise the minority of executive leaders across the board, making up around 29%. This minority position presents women executives with challenges that are similar and dissimilar to those faced by their male counterparts. ...

By |2021-08-26T10:09:46-05:00September 13th, 2021|Blog, Leadership|

Recruiting and Retaining Top Talent

How has your company recruiting fared in the last two years? According to a June 2021 survey from Indeed, 70% of respondents are participating in some form of job search. Despite those numbers, if you’re like a majority of businesses and leadership teams, you have likely found yourself wrestling with new and unexpected difficulties in ...

By |2021-08-02T11:43:26-05:00August 29th, 2021|Blog, Leadership, News|

Impact of Burnout & Virtual Work on Career Women

The past year has raised awareness on professional burnout as people struggled to balance the shifting demands of work, home, and family due to COVID-19. It has also brought to light the precarious position of career women, especially mothers trying to do it all at the expense of their physical, emotional, and mental health. EWF ...

By |2021-08-02T09:12:21-05:00August 15th, 2021|Blog, Leadership, News|

Finding and Owning Your Voice

The modern workplace comprises all sorts of individuals with varied backgrounds, personalities, and communication styles. These differences can make it difficult for you to communicate effectively by finding and owning your voice.  Add onto this challenge layers of difficulty based on positional hierarchy, experience, age, and gender that can affect your ability to communicate effectively ...

By |2021-07-12T14:08:34-05:00July 28th, 2021|Blog, Leadership|
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