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Women Rising Leadership Academy


The Orange Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce a partnership with the Brea Chamber of Commerce’s Women Rising Leadership Academy!

The mission of Women Rising Leadership Academy is to explore the challenges that cause the under-representation of women within top leadership positions and to offer creative, actionable and proven solutions.

The program helps working women to overcome the internal and external barriers to their advancement into top leadership positions. The Academy is no cost to participants or their employers, other than a $50 materials fee. Many universities offer women’s leadership programs for up to $6,000.

  • Immersive Training Academy 8-intensive workshops, each focused on overcoming a barrier to advancement. Workshops are based on research and science.
  • Professional One-on-One Coaching Each participant has the opportunity to earn up to five, one-on-one coaching sessions to help them apply proven strategies to their specific work situation.
  • Bonus Sessions and Alumni Community will provide additional tools and ongoing skill-building resources necessary for career advancement.
  • Alumni Community Each Academy graduate has the opportunity to keep their momentum and mentorship going by joining an ongoing Alumni Community that will serve their needs after the Academy is over.


Workshop Topics Include:

  1. Orientation: Women's Workplace Issues
  2. Insights from Executive Women: Overcoming Obstacles to Leadership
  3. Developing Executive Presence
  4. Salary Negotiation
  5. How to Increase Your Influence 
  6. Communication Differences between men and women and how to bridge the gap
  7. Alumni Panel - successes and learning lessons from Academy graduates
  8. Workplace 101 - the unwritten rules of workplace success


Applications due by Friday, September 6th, 2024! This great opportunity is only available for members of the Orange Chamber of Commerce and its partners.