Patsy T. Mink Leadership Alliance

Women committed to personal growth, professional impact and community leadership

Program Details

The Patsy T. Mink Leadership Alliance was launched in 2016 to increase the representation of women executives in Hawaii. Today we celebrate an alumni base of 56 Mink Leaders representing diverse industries including Finance, Health, Energy, Education, Insurance, Legal, State and Government Agency’s as well as Entrepreneurs and Non-Profits.

The Patsy T. Mink Leadership Alliance is a 10-month program designed for professional woman leaders and entrepreneurs who are committed to personal growth, professional impact, and community change. This program further develops management and leadership skills in an effort to increase the representation of women executives in Hawai‘i. Through facilitated sessions, the cohort will have the opportunity to engage directly with established business professionals and build alliances with fellow Mink Leaders.

Who is right for the program:

The Patsy T. Mink Leadership Alliance is looking for a diverse group of female professionals representing a variety of industries from non-profit, corporate, government sectors and entrepreneurs.

  • Do you have at least five years of leadership experience in your organization or the community?

  • Do you have a growth mindset?

  • Are you a high potential learner or life-long learner?

  • Do you love challenges and problem solving?

  • Are you interested in developing your financial acumen?

  • Do you have a desire to strengthen and grow your strategic thinking capacity?

  • Do you want to lead and inspire teams?

  • Do you want to build your social capital and strengthen your personal & professional relationships?

  • Do you seek to make a positive impact in the community?

  • Do you want to enhance your influence and negotiation skills?

Time Commitment:

This is a 10-month program culminating in a Graduation Ceremony. Over the 10 months, attendance is required at 16 of the 18 sessions in order to graduate with a certificate.

Expectations:

This program is designed to advance management and leadership skills. The cohort will have the opportunity to engage directly with established business professionals and build alliances with fellow Mink Leaders.

Course of Study:

Graduates of the Patsy T. Mink leadership Alliance will enhance their business leadership skills with topics ranging from Change Leadership, Emotional Intelligence, Design Thinking, and Financial Business Acumen. Additionally, the cohort will have reserved seating at four Mink Wahine events, and special seating and coaching at the Wahine Forum Conference.

Program Cost

$3,500 per person

key dates

Patsy T. Mink leadership Alliance is offered once a year              

Cohort 4, August 23, 2019- May 28, 2020        

2019-2020:         Cohort 4, Applications opens - April 1, 2019 Cohort 4,Information Session - May 1, 2019

Cohort 4, Application Closes - June 7, 2019 Cohort 4, Applicant Interviews - June 28, 2019

Cohort 4, Applicant Interviews - July 1, 2019 Cohort 4, Orientation - August 23, 2019

 

Organization & Participant Benefits

  • Leadership development of a professional in your organization

  • Exclusive opportunities with recognized community leaders at special events, including Downtown Uncorked

  • Reserved seating at the Wahine Forum Conference, the state's top conference exclusively designed for women business leaders

  • Exclusive breakout session with the Wahine Forum Conference keynote speaker

  • Reserved seating for participants at four Mink Wahine events

  • Custom workshops led by local executive women, change leaders, and influencers

  • Opportunity to join the MCBL Advisory Board

  • Continued fellowship through Mink Leader Alumni Program

  • Fresh start healthy breakfast and lunch provided by Cafe Julia

  • Company recognition as a contributor to the Patsy T. Mink Leadership Alliance and participant recognition as an emerging leader in their community will be publicized in select digital and print marketing materials

  • Mink Leader Graduation Ceremony

The Pasty T. Mink Leadership Alliance is open to all qualified applicants. We seek to have a diverse group of women from a variety of fields and industries and will select only one applicant per company, per cohort.