The program focus of the Advancing Women in Leadership Program (AWLP) is on the inner journey of authentic, creative and ethical leadership for women in business, government and civil society.

Funding opportunities are available for Indigenous women. For more information or to apply for the Newmont Goldcorp Inc sponsorship funding, please contact


Archived Programs:

Thinking Like a Futurist: Navigating Complex Futures is a dynamic two-day program with a strategic thinking and future leadership focus. In an era of exponential disruption, where accelerating technological change, global markets, and environmental crises are transforming the world, leaders are required to design and navigate complex futures. Seize the advantages inherent in these opportunities and help design possible and preferred futures.   

Management Certificate for Women (MCW) 
This professional program enhanced women’s management and leadership skills in a supportive environment from 2014-2018. It offered women the opportunities to discuss the particular challenges they faced in management while being held for two consecutive days, once per month, for a total of 15 days. This Carleton University education covered all functional areas of management and encouraged the transfer of learning from the classroom to the workplace.

Management Development Program for Women (MDPW) 
The Management Development Program for Women was offered from 1992-2014. More than 600 participants benefited from this unique professional program. When surveyed, an overwhelming percentage of these alumnae unequivocally stated that this program contributed to their career success and accelerated their advancement.