What We Do Locally

Events - The purpose of IWF Florida Suncoast is to support and connect women leaders to drive positive change. We provide a number of events each year designed to promote connection and provide an exchange of ideas. These events fulfill our annual strategic plan with specific activities to advance our purpose

Dine Arounds - An important tradition of IWF is the "Dine Around". This is an intimate gathering in an IWF member's home where genuine connections and memorable experiences are made. Any member is welcome to host a "Dine Around".

Programs - Each month we present cutting edge issues from experts, behind the scenes experiences or topics touching on women's issues or leadership development. We reach out to emerging leaders and include them in our programs open to guests. Recent examples of programs include:
  • How Women Achievers Become Leaders
  • Women's Voices on Contested Turf
  • Disparities in Women's Heart Health and Treatment
  • BNY Mellon Collection of Women Photographers
  • Building a Global Brand
  • Restoring the River of Grass
  • What is it Really Like to Serve on a Corporate Public Board?
  • Global Crowdsourcing to Solve the Antibiotic Crisis
  • Preparing Millennials to Lead
  • Stuck or Unstuck? 21st C Women
  • Transforming nonprofit board strategy toward a "Living Museum"
  • Extracting Knowledge from Big Data

What We Do Globally

Global Conferences - Each year IWF convenes two conferences for members and guests (Cornerstone Conference in North or South America and World Leadership Conference in Europe, Asia or Africa) which are unique gatherings of global thought leaders brought together to examine critical issues of the day within a local context and through a women's lens.

IWF Leadership Foundation Fellows Program IWF Florida Suncoast adds our support to IWF Leadership Foundation to support approximately 35 Fellows from around the world. These young women receive multidisciplinary training aimed at developing leadership and strategic management capabilities. IWF provides mentors and training is provided by Harvard University and INSEAD, the global MBA program located in France.

EY Women Athletes Business Network - This mentoring program provides
support and guidance to elite women athletes as they transition from their sports to new career paths or advance further into their post-sport professions.

Women Who Make a Difference - This award celebrates the tremendous accomplishments and contributions IWF members make in their communities and the world. The awards are presented at a gala at the annual World Leadership Conference.

International Hall of Fame - Women leaders tackling urgent issues facing the world are honored at a gala at the annual World Leadership Conference. The awardees are transformative figures whose contributions to society are outsized on a global scale.