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Thinking about stepping into a bigger role, or want to grow your management skills? Join dozens of Tech Ladies for a career-changing accelerator.

Next cohort launching in mid 2023. Be the first to know when signups open!

Tech Ladies Leadership Accelerator

The Tech Ladies Leadership Accelerator is a fully remote, cohort-based leadership development program. 

Over the course of 8 weeks, you'll work through a structured curriculum that will support you in leveling up your leadership skills, alongside other phenomenal women leaders. You'll experience group coaching, participate in curated events (all remote and over Zoom) and network with other Tech Ladies in a way that will transform you as a leader.

Plus, you’ll be part of a fun, safe community of women in tech who are here to cheer you on!

After this program, you'll have the confidence, strategies and tools to achieve tangible results for your organization and get to the next stage in your career.

Next cohort launching in mid 2023. Be the first to know when signups open!

Success Stories

Students from our pilot leadership program loved the experience, and are blazing exciting, new career trails as they implement the tools they learned.

Bee Tangsurat

Jessie Dugas

Leyla Novini

Project Manager

Engineering Manager

Senior User Experience Designer
JP Morgan Chase

"Update: I got promoted! Thanks to the resources and webinars from Tech Ladies, I’ve been able to take more ownership of and be more strategic about my career."

"The course had a fantastic leader and information I could immediately apply. I walked away as a more confident, more effective manager."  

"The overall experience was very collaborative and inclusive. As a result of the course, I moved on to a new role!"

Why you?

Why us?

This cohort is for you if you want to step into management someday or grow as a leader within your current organization. 

You’ll develop and refine your leadership skills in a supportive environment.

Whether you work at a startup, medium size company or on a large corporate team, this accelerator is for you. 

Tech Ladies is the largest and most welcoming community of women in tech.

For years you've trusted us to help you find new jobs, level up your skills with webinars, and grow your network.

Together we want to see more women in tech step into leadership/management (and make more $$$ to be honest).

This program will help you grow in a much deeper way in your career, with access to the most impactful leaders we’ve worked with over the years.

Want a sneak peek?

Students *raved* about the unique Tech Ladies approach to finding your superpower strengths. Drop your email in here to receive an introductory video workshop AND the accompanying workbook. Totally free!


As the largest community of women in tech, we’ve spent years working with extraordinary leaders and world-class companies to understand the skills required in the highest-paid leadership roles. We’ve wrapped all that knowledge into a powerful curriculum and hand-picked superb, expert speakers to create a program unlike any other leadership program out there. Here's a preview of the modules in the program:



Leadership  Foundation

Take time to reflect on your career, interests, passions, and skills so that you can tap into your zone of genius and visualize the next steps in your career journey.

Workshops and Events

Career Roadmapping 

Your Unique Strengths



Identify your strengths, how they manifest themselves in your work style, and how you can lean into those strengths further to improve your leadership skills. 

Workshops and Events

Discover Your Superpowers

Leadership Q&A 



How to Think and
Work More Strategically

Start thinking about the big picture! Step into your role as a leader by switching from a tactical mindset to a strategic one. 

Workshops and Events

Making Data-Driven Decisions 

Switching From Tactical to Strategic Thinking 

Team Building



Learn how to grow and retain a team of strong, multi-faceted people that can meet company goals and KPIs. 

Workshops and Events

Building a Strong Team and Retaining It



Time Management

Develop your personal self-care toolkit to help you avoid burnout and continue to lead your team in the right direction.

Workshops and Events

Owning Your Time

Effective Communication



Establish yourself as a leader in your industry by building your confidence and improving your executive presence and communication style so that you can better communicate who you are.

Workshops and Events

Growing Your Executive Presence

How to Manage a Difficult Employee or Situation



Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

Improve retention on your team by fostering inclusion in the workplace and making sure everyone feels like a vital part of your vision.

Workshops and Events

Leadership Q&A

Fostering Inclusion in the Workplace

Emotional Intelligence



Learn how to lead with empathy so that you can build trust within your team and increase collaboration and productivity, as well as an honest and open team culture.

Workshops and Events

Leading with Empathy

Check out the Calendar of Events from the Fall 2022 cohort to see an example program schedule.

Accelerator Team



Career Coach & Cohort Lead

Community Manager & Cohort Developer

Lekisha is a Career Coach and the Founder of The Good Success Network. She teaches her clients how to align their work with their purpose and values, so they can live a life that they love and leave a legacy they are proud of. With over 20 years in the Tech industry, Lekisha is passionate about equipping women to evolve into authentic leaders.

Cheryl leads the Founding Membership Community Team at Tech Ladies, and worked with Lekisha to develop the curriculum and events calendar for the Tech Ladies Leadership Accelerator. Outside of supporting amazing tech ladies, Cheryl enjoys reading, traveling, dancing, and finding kawaii cafes. ☕

Featured Speakers

Our team recruits an incredible lineup of speakers—some of the smartest and most engaging women we know in the tech industry—to support the accelerator curriculum. A few past guest speakers include: 

Devon Climer

Teneika Askew

Deepa Purushothaman

Workshop: Grow Your Executive Presence

Workshop: Making Data-Driven Decisions

Workshop: Leadership Q&A

Devon is a licensed speech pathologist, corporate speech trainer, and workplace communication specialist. She leads her own practice where she specializes in training leadership communication, presentation, and executive presence skills.

Teneika is an engineer by nature, specializing in big data. She works as a consultant helping clients make the most of their data—both technically and strategically, is the Director of Data Science at the US Navy, and also the Founder of the non-profits, Ribbons of Beauty and BiCTech.

Deepa is a former senior partner at Deloitte—where she was the first Indian-American woman and one of the youngest people to make partner in the firm’s history. Today, she is the co-founder of nFormation, a membership-based community for professional Women of Color, and a best-selling author.  

Time Commitment

Weekly workshops

Private group coaching

Next Cohort: Mid 2023

8 weeks long, ~4 hours per week

Weekly assignment

Peer feedback + networking

Are you ready to level up your leadership skills?

Sign up to learn about the next cohort!

Frequently Asked Questions

What exactly is an accelerator?

It means you and a few dozen Tech Ladies learning to level up your management skills together. It’s just two months, a few hours a week, and totally life-changing. 

What if I don't have professional leadership experience yet, can I still join?

Yes! It’s open to everyone whether you want to step into management someday or grow as a leader on your team. Whether you work at a startup, medium size company or on a large corporate team, this accelerator is for you.

Why should I enroll?

You’ll walk away with the ability to make more money in your career, grow into a new role and become better at managing people. No matter where you’re starting from you’ll walk away with the confidence that you can get to the next stage of your career. Plus, you’ll be in a fun, safe community of women in tech who are here to cheer you on!

Why Tech Ladies?

As the largest and most trusted community of women in tech, we’ve spent years running events, webinars and conferences (and learning what works best). For this first cohort, we’re hand-picking our most-loved speakers and most impactful topics to create a program unlike any other. 

Are scholarships available?

Many companies will pay for you to take professional development courses, bootcamps, and accelerator programs. So it is definitely worth asking your company if you have this benefit. You can use this template to ask your boss to cover the cost of the program.

What time will the events take place?

Check out the example Calendar of Events from the Fall 2022 cohort. Upcoming cohorts have a similar schedule. All of the events will be held in Eastern Standard Time.

I do not currently work in the Tech industry, but I am ready to grow as a leader and am interested in this program. Should I sign up?

Absolutely! The curriculum for this program is based on universal leadership principles and span industries and backgrounds. Our Accelerator participants also work in various industries, which only adds to the experience as you expand your peer network.

Don't miss out!

Drop your email here, and we'll keep you updated when the next program opens. (Plus, we'll send you exclusive content from the program—completely free, no strings attached.)

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