We help you leverage the contribution women can make to the success of your organisation
Women who are empowered, encouraged and unfettered by gender-biased business practices, show up and stand out in many positive ways. Given the opportunity and support, they become visionary, motivated, values-based and accountable leaders who encourage a positive work environment.
Besides the moral and societal argument for women to be empowered in the workplace, there’s compelling evidence to make a strong business case for women in leadership.
“Following a meticulous analysis of 300 companies around the world, we found a difference in return on equity of 47 percent between the companies with the most women on their executive committees and those with none, and a 55 percent difference in operating results.” Gender Diversity Report, McKinsey & Company.
If you’re looking to give your women employees a real opportunity to meaningfully contribute to your organisation’s success, then the IgniteHer Women’s Development Programme will resonate with you.
“I mostly appreciated how you immersed yourself in the Multichoice culture to fully understand the challenges that women face and what they needed to do to advance their leadership in a male dominated industry.
You helped me build the women development strategy for the group, did exceptional work in profiling our women in leadership and your coaching of our executives was exceptional value. This was a memorable learning experience for the women leaders and to date your presentations and the value derived remains the most talked about in terms of value and relevance.’
Thuli Segalo, Former Leadership and Women Development Manager, DSTV Group
“Inge was an essential thought and execution partner for our CFO South Africa women’s programme. Her exceptional domain expertise, hands on experience and deeply committed approach to helping women (and men!) navigate work and leadership helped us deliver world class experiences to South Africa’s finance elite.
If you’re looking to change your understanding of how women lead and drive organisational performance, I would strongly encourage you to seek out Inge’s wise counsel.”
Graham Fehrsen, Founder and CEO of Novo
IgniteHer is led by Donna Rachelson and Inge Walters, who have climbed the corporate ladder and thrived in male dominated fields. Through their combination of business savviness, workplace experience and entrepreneurial thinking, they have successfully advanced the careers of thousands of women.
- We believe in the business case for women in leadership
- We believe in the extraordinary capabilities of women
- We believe in harnessing technology to fit into ‘life’
- We believe men matter
- We believe in walking the journey with each woman – we’re in this for the long haul – staying connected to individual journeys beyond the programme
Maximum impact with the least amount of scheduled time
Each participant identifies their priority action areas
Flexible, but guided
Group sessions are scheduled in participants’ own time with feedback requirements and tight programme coordination
Because learning from other women is a core way adults and particularly women learn
We believe we see the greatest results when individuals are held personally accountable for their actions and efforts
We know the development of women cannot happen in isolation – that’s why men are integrated into the conversation
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