Leadership Development Programmes

The Global Female Leader Programme (GFLP) - Nominations for the 3rd cohort will open in September 2021

The WiHTL Global Female Leader Programme (GFLP) is a unique, comprehensive cross-industry programme designed to provide a series of experiences and learning opportunities to support career progression for high potential female leaders in the HTL industry.

Thank you to Venari Partners for supporting the 2nd cohort April to September 2021.

The programme is open to WiHTL members to attend (member companies can nominate up to 2 female leaders per cohort). Non-members are also able to participate for a fee per participant.

Ethnic Minority Future Leaders Programme (EMFL) - Nominations for the 2nd cohort will open in Early August 2021

Produced in partnership with McDonald's, the Ethnic Minority Future Leaders Programme (EMFL) aims to improve ethnic diversity in leadership through identifying and investing in existing high potential ethnic minorities employees and supporting their progression into more senior roles across HTL.

The programme is open to WiHTL members to attend (member companies can nominate up to 2 ethnic minority future leaders per cohort). Non-members are also able to participate for a fee per participant.

We offer 3 types of Mentoring Support


Mentoring is a fantastic way to achieve a step change in the number of women reaching senior leadership roles. Our Mentoring Support is delivered as part of the Global Female Leader Programme.


Reverse Mentoring is designed to enlighten leaders about issues on race and ethnicity by exposing them to insightful conversations and experiences that they may otherwise never encounter. It is now included in the Ethnic Minority Future Leaders programme.

NEW!

The Bitesized Mentoring Programme offers a solution for those who may not be able to commit to a structured long term mentoring partnership or who wish to focus on a singular challenge or question in a condensed time frame. Get started now - simply complete a profile.

The Mentoring Women in HTL Programme

Mentoring Platform

WiHTL has partnered with PushFar to provide a mentoring platform for the benefit of all those who have joined our mentoring programme, including:

  • An effective way to manage your mentoring relationships

  • The ability to schedule and track mentoring meetings

  • Set and manage mentoring goals, reminders and notes

  • Reminders and prompts to help mentors and mentees to stay on-top of mentoring

  • Share knowledge, ask questions and network with other members of the mentoring scheme

  • Provide feedback to your mentor or mentee

To join WiHTL as a member, please enquire here