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Leadership Academy: Women's Leadership Momentum

Cultivating Our Community's Future Leaders

Download the Enrollment Form - Deadline for Enrolling is Friday, April 20th.

Download the Leadership Momentum Brochure

Download the Learning Sessions Content and Sequence


Designed for entrepreneurs, middle managers, senior managers, directors, partners and vice presidents with direct experience leading people Leadership Momentum is a 6-month program designed to accelerate professional growth, enhance self-awareness, improve personal and team performance.  

This course is also very applicable for advanced students engaged in pursuing business administration and management or as continuing education development training. 


  • Thought leaders, highly successful women from the region, will speak at each session
  • Learning & leveraging political savvy
  • Negotiation styles and tactics
  • Developing and demonstrating strategic leadership skills
  • Building resilience and managing components of change process
  • Developing collaborative and effective relationships

Course Outline                                                                 

  • Session One:  Building Your Leadership Path
  • Session Two: Political Savvy, Negotiation and Diversity Leadership
  • Session Three: Influence, Networks and Social Capital
  • Session Four: Strategic Thinking, Visioning and Innovation
  • Session Five: Leading Teams and Managing Change
  • Session Six: Executive Presence and Values Driven Leadership

Facilitator - Denise Mills

Denise Mills is Founder and Chief Mindset Officer of LeaderFuel Now. Her company facilitates Executive Women’s round tables, manages networking groups, designs leadership development programs, and consults with over 50 internal women’s networks nationwide. She is passionate about issues surrounding women, leadership and life.

Course Registration

The six month course will begin May 9th, 2018 meeting monthly on the second Wednesday through October  with enrollment limited to twenty participants. 

Course Fee Schedule:

  • Regular Registration - Individual $3,000 per person
  • Group Registration (3 or more)    $2,500 per person

Contact Kathleen Marker for more information: kathleenm@ywcaneks.org  or (785) 233-1750.