Aurora Accelerate

Develop and advance women leaders through team-based learning, virtual coaching, and connected community


Aurora Accelerate

Develop and advance women leaders through team-based learning, virtual coaching, and connected community


Tailored Curriculum for Different Career Stages

Aurora Accelerate has tracks to support the women in your organization during pivotal milestones in their career journey.

  • Engage and grow early career women

  • Strengthen your leadership pipeline at the mid-management levels

  • Retain your diverse leadership pipeline by supporting multicultural women

  • Support career continuity during maternity

A Virtual and Affordable Cohort-Based Leadership Program

  • Leverage the power of peer learning and foster belonging in small teams

  • Use our proven curriculum to build leadership skills the way women want to learn

  • Expert advice and coaching from senior executives who serve as Aurora Guides to fast-track growth

Community-Supported Goal Setting and Tracking

Celebrate individual and team wins in an encouraging environment. Participants can set, track, and visualize their goals across current and upcoming work projects as well as their personal life.

Experienced Executives as Guides

Aurora Guides are mid-to-late career professionals with 25+ years of experience across multiple industries. They include executives who have managed large-scale engineering projects, led digital transformation efforts, and helped build out management teams. Guides bring practical experience in navigating major corporations to coaching and advising participants.

Guides are highly-skilled facilitators motivated by a strong desire to pay it forward to help career women thrive and grow.  They undergo extensive training, are certified by reacHIRE, and follow defined learning pathways contained in the Aurora Accelerate program.

Meet Some of Our Guides

30+ Years of Experience in Finance & HR


Financial Services & Insurance Industry

35+ Years of Experience in Engineering & Management


Defense Industry

35+ Years of Experience in Digital Transformation


Technology Industry

30+ Years of Experience in HR & Engineering/Project Management


Consumer Goods & Pharmaceutical Industry

25+ Years of Experience in Strategy & Finance


Financial Services & Healthcare Industries

Comprehensive Curriculum Developed with Industry-Leading Experts

Through self-directed learning journeys and Aurora Accelerate’s Guide-led structured tracks, the Aurora program’s learning and leadership-building modules include today’s must-have skills:

Aurora Accelerate’s curriculum was developed with experts on building the leadership and soft skills women need to advance and amplify their impact in organizations. Expert advisors include:

  • Dr. Deborah Kolb on Negotiation and Women’s Leadership

  • Drs. Lex Washington and Marla Baskerville on Intersectionality and Authenticity

  • Drs. David Smith and Brad Johnson on how to use men as allies

  • Dr. Jamie Ladge on navigating the maternity journey

Proven Growth in Women's Leadership


Helped me build the skills I need to advance in my career


Helped me become a more effective leader


Helped me build my leadership skills

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