WWC Is Back! Our Community to Support Women in Leadership — Episode #186

by Feb 18, 2022Blog, Community, Leadership, News, Podcast, Wise Women's Council

The Wise Women’s Council is back and accepting enrollments for our Class of 2022

We only open once per year for enrollment, so whether you’ve been a longtime listener or a brand-new listener, check out our leadership incubator and community for executive, entrepreneurial moms navigating both life and business at the same time.

If you’re looking to join a supportive, expansive, brilliant group of women founders, leaders & business creatives, then check out The Wise Women’s Council.

📌 Our application deadline is March 1, 2022.

📌  The program runs March 28 – Nov 3, 2022.

APPLY HERE → www.startupparent.com/wwc

If you’d like to listen to what WWC is like and how it works, take a listen to Episode #186 of the podcast. In the episode, I cover:

  • The design of the program, from connection calls to business breakout sessions to drop-in sessions.
  • Why we have five calls a month—but you pick three. (We offer extra time slots, new this year, so more people can make the calls in their schedule.)
  • Why Voxer is so amazing, and how it works.
  • A sneak peek at some of the guest teachers we have this year.
  • Who joins, and what the other women are like. 

WWC is back! Our Community to Support Women in Leadership

The Startup Parent Podcast — Episode #186

Last year’s Wise Women’s Council was amazing. Full stop. Here’s what some of our alumni have said:

“It made me feel seen and less alone.”⁠

“What I didn’t expect was just how expansive WWC was for me. The people I met, what I learned both about myself and the world – it truly expanded what I thought was possible about working parenthood.”⁠

“WWC brings these incredible women together, and you form relationships over 9 months that approximate the closeness of many-years-long friendships. You learn things about yourself that you didn’t know before. You unlock ways of understanding the world outside of where you were before”⁠

“There is no way to describe what it feels like to be validated. So much of being a women and more so a mom makes one feel invisible. In this space I felt seen and heard by really smart, funny, and fearless parents.”⁠

THIS is what the alumni from WWC have said about what The Wise Women’s Council is like. 

Applications close March 1, 2022.  Apply at startupparent.com/wwc.


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Sarah K Peck

Founder, Startup Parent

Sarah Peck is a writer, startup advisor, and yoga teacher based in New York City. She’s the founder and executive director of Startup Parent, a media company documenting the stories of women’s leadership across work and family. She hosts the weekly Startup Parent Podcast and Let's Talk, her second podcast. Previously, she worked at Y Combinator backed One Month, Inc, a company that teaches people to code in 30 days, and before that she was a writing and communications consultant.

She’s a 20-time All-American swimmer who successfully swam the Escape from Alcatraz nine separate times, once wearing only a swim cap and goggles to raise $33k for charity: water. She’s written for more than 75 different web publications and and has delivered speeches and workshops at Penn, UVA, Berkeley, Harvard, Craft & Commerce, WDS, and more.

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