Connecting, inspiring and empowering women to lead the way

WIL - Women Talent Pool Programme


The WIL-Women Talent Pool programme (WTP), is a unique cross-sectoral leadership programme that aims to train and promote a new generation of women leaders in Europe. 

WIL- WTP is dedicated to young female talents  (7-15 years experience) identified as high potential with the ability, ambition and motivation to rise and reach first tier positions. 

  • 12-month cycle programme
  • 5 editions since 2012
  • 180+ participants across various sectors
  • 10+ European nationalities


Programme Content

Our tailored 12-month programme includes:

  • Career Development sessions with senior-level WIL members 
  • Targeted training modules on key issues for up-and-coming leaders
  • Regular networking opportunities 
  • Access to WIL events and webinars on diverse topics, and webinars by our partner INSEAD, with the possibility of taking the floor and promoting your views

Example of activities:

Programme Aims

  • Develop your leadership skills through the guidance of senior-level women, coaches and via tailored learning opportunities 
  • Enlarge your circle of influence by networking with programme peers, WIL members or other senior leaders from different sectors across Europe
  • Discover new horizons, identify new career opportunities and gain visibility amongst senior leaders

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Strong track record
  • At least 7-15 years of work experience
  • Above average performance over the last 3 years
  • Positioned for career step up in the coming 3-5 years
  • People management experience 

Commitment to professional development

  • Keenness to invest in learning and networking
  • Holistic interests beyond current core responsibilities 
  • Motivation to exchange in an international environment
  • Openness to diversity 

Click here to see the participants' profile and here to read their interviews!

The total cost for our 12-months programme is  


*VAT excl. The programme fee does not include travel and accomodations. Payment is due upon admission. Your space is secured upon receipt of full payment. Fees may vary according to the participants' organisation in order to ensure equal access to individuals from organisations of all sizes. 

Application Process for the 6th Edition (2021-22)


Call for applications 


Deadline for applications           (31st January)                        


Applications reviewed and confirmed by WIL Board

MARCH 2021

Launch of the programme and kick off event (1st March)


Keep an eye out for the opening of the next WTP edition in December 2021! 

For any further enquiries, please contact us: contact@wileurope.org.

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