LEAP™ (Leadership & Executive Acceleration Program) is all about helping ambitious professional Irish and Irish-American women living in the Greater New York/Tri-State area get more opportunity — to have a voice in important discussions - to have a seat at the table with the decision makers, and to promote a culture of women helping other women.
With support from the Irish government, the Irish International Business Network (IIBN) developed this leadership and professional development program to advance participants career goals, and personal growth. Working in teams, LEAP in the Community inspires women to channel their collective skills towards real world social problems – making the New York City community better for all.
Program members are professionals and entrepreneurs at various stages of their careers. We encourage professional Irish and Irish-American women from the Irish community in the Greater New York area to apply.
LEAP™ is tailored to:
Increase advancement opportunities for Irish and Irish-American women in their field of choice
Support professional development of Irish citizens in New York
Improve capability of Irish community organizations
Promote connectivity between Irish and Irish-American professional and cultural associations and organizations