WIL - Women Talent Pool Program


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

WIL- WTP is dedicated to young female talents  (7-10 years experience) identified as high potential with the ability, ambition and motivation to rise and reach first tier positions. 

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


Program Content

Our tailored 12-months programme includes:

  • Qualitative meetings and networking sessions beyond participants’ sectors, roles and across Europe
  • Online and offline learning opportunities such as workshops, trainings, webinars and much more!
  • Access to all WIL events with the possibility of taking the floor and promoting your views

Example of activities:

Take Aways

Key take aways include:

  • Enlarge circles of influence by networking with outside peers, high-level members or other leaders
  • Develop leadership skills through the guidance of senior level women, coaches or tailored learning opportunities
  • Discover new horizons, identify new career opportunities and gain visibility amongst senior leaders
  • Gain the alumni status which will give you access to WIL Events and to our community of female leaders long after the programme 

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Strong track record
  • At least 7-10 years of work experience
  • Above average performance over the last 3 years
  • Positioned for career step up in the coming 3 years
  • Management experience (people management, part of the decision-making process or influence strategy)

Ambition to rise to senior roles

  • Motivation to invest in learning and networking
  • Aspiration and curiosity for international environment
  • Openness to diversity
  • Holistic interests beyond current responsibilities

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

The total cost for our 12-months program 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' organization in order to ensure equal access to individuals from organizations of all sizses. The program is free for participants working in public institutions (EU Commission...).

Application Process for the 6th Edition (2021)


Call for applications 


Applications shall be reviewed by WIL Board of Directors


Shortlisted applicants shall be confirmed


Launch of the program and kick off event


Keep an eye out for the opening of the next WTP addition! 

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

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