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NGWL event in Paris – McKinsey & Company

The Next Generation Women Leaders event is an exclusive three-day workshop that explores the importance of women in leadership. Event attendees will work with facilitators to further shape their leadership style, helping them become trailblazers in their personal and professional lives. They will walk away with an understanding of the McKinsey problem solving approach, which can be used to address challenges they may encounter in life. Lastly, as attendees explore the world of consulting, they will create genuine connections with peers as well as McKinsey colleagues and alumni.

 

Participants’ travel costs from within EMEA will be covered by McKinsey. Accommodations will be provided at the event venue – a chateau outside of Paris. Participants are expected to be available for the full program: May 24-26, 2019.

 

Eligibility

Women of all nationalities currently based in the EMEA region who have up to eight years of work experience are eligible to apply. Students in their penultimate or final year of their undergraduate or graduate degree program are also eligible to apply for this event. Participants should:

-currently based in Europe, the Middle East, or Africa (you should be based in the EMEA region at the time of the event as we do not arrange or cover travel from other regions)

-Bachelors, Masters, or PhD student graduating in no later than 2020

-a professional with up to eight years of work experience

 

Your resume (in English), which should include details of your education and grades, work experience, and any extracurricular activities and achievements.

 

A cover letter (one page maximum, in English) which should include a paragraph about your most notable accomplishment and a paragraph describing how you would benefit from attending the event.

 

Your office/practice preference 
Our participating offices are listed here. When you apply, you will select two office locations or industry practices to review your application and consider sponsoring you. We advise you to make your selections based on geographic or industry ties (e.g., you have studied or lived in the country or you have work experience in the industry). You should be fluent in the local language.

 

You can find more general information and FAQ.

Apply here – the deadline is on the 8th of March!

Application Process