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Women Rising Leadership Academy

The Women Rising Leadership Academy is a professional development program that explores the issue of the under representation of women in organizational leadership, that the program offers creative & practical solutions to help women overcome the barriers to advancement they are likely to face in their careers.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to working women of all ages. Space is limited. 

Membership with the Brea Chamber of Commerce is not required to participate in this program.

Welcome to the Women Rising Leadership Academy.

2023-2034 WRLA FLYER

Academy Includes

  • Eight intensive workshops
  • Earn the opportunity for five one-on-one coaching sessions
  • A follow-on support group for graduates entering their career
  • Access to professional jobs and opportunities with Brea businesses
  • Upon Graduation, access to our WRLA Alumni Community

Workshop Topics Include

Eight Intensive Workshops 

  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 & how to bridge the gap
  7. Alumni Panel - successes and learning lessons from Academy graduates
  8. Workplace 101 - the unwritten rules of workplace success

Thank you to our funders!


Thank you for applying!

Thank you for your interest in the Women Rising Leadership Academy.

The applications for the 2023-2024 program are live!

The deadline to apply is September 8, 2023. 

Accepted participants will be notified by September 15, 2023.



For general inquires, questions about the program, or sponsorship opportunities, contact:

Amanda Armstrong | amanda@breachamber.com | (714) 529-3660