Activate Leaders Programme 2018

Activate is ready for you. Are you ready for Activate? The four-month programme will empower and enable you to step up from emerging to game-changing leader.

New Plymouth - Registrations now open!

We are delighted to announce that registrations are now open for the Activate Leaders Programme in New Plymouth which will be commencing on Tuesday 25 September 2018. 


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Registrations close at 5:00pm, Wednesday 19 September 2018. 

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This course is registered with the Management Capability Development Voucher Fund.

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Small businesses may qualify for vouchers to help pay for services such as training workshops, courses and coaching that build the management capabilities of their owners and key managers. Management Capability Development Vouchers are only available through the Regional Business Partner Network (RBP) Growth Advisors. Vouchers may be provided to a business where the Growth Advisors have identified a need for management training as part of an action plan to support the business owner to grow and innovate their business. For more information on the Management Capability Development Voucher Fund or to find your local Growth Advisor go to



Thank you to the TSB Community Trust - Scholarships are available for Activate programme in New Plymouth. 

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Registrations for the 2018 programmes in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch have now closed. 



Activate Leaders Programme 2019

We are taking expressions of interest for the 2019 programme.  

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How Activate works

Created by women, for women, Global Women’s Activate Leaders Programme is designed to lift you from middle management to the next phase of your career – driving a mind-set shift, inspiring your career trajectory and helping you move from emerging to game-changing leader.

Activate Leaders Programme is run as a four workshop series in four separate locations Wellington, Christchurch or Auckland and New Plymouth – and are limited to 30 places in each location. You’ll get the opportunity to learn from leading business, political and social leaders while enhancing your leadership skills and building your career networks.

Achieve your goals with Activate

  • Be inspired and challenged, and learn leadership strategies that will last a lifetime
  • Create a clear purpose and define the difference you want to make
  • Negotiate for what you want and desire
  • Be better organised and calmer while balancing life and work
  • Be part of a wider group of women leaders and make contacts invaluable in an often male-dominated work culture
  • Learn from leading business, political and social leaders

Why Activate your organisation?

  • Improve the engagement and retention of talented women
  • Develop a women’s leadership pipeline
  • Build organisational brand reputation as an advocate for diversity
  • Broaden commercial networks

Register now for Activate 2018 in New Plymouth!

Register now for the 2018 Activate Leaders Programme in New Plymouth.

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Find out how Activate will help you step up. Plus, see the workshop dates and programme costs.

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Scholarships for Activate 2018 in New Plymouth are now open. Applications close Tuesday 18 September, 12:00pm.