NGWL event in Washington, D.C.

NGWL event in Washington, D.C.

Event overview

Our Next Generation Women Leaders event in Washington, D.C. is an exclusive three-day workshop that offers you the opportunity to explore the importance of women in leadership, shape your personal leadership style, and understand how to grow your potential.

Throughout the three days, event attendees will participate in presentations by senior McKinsey consultants and/or alumni, group sessions, discussions, and networking.

Participants’ travel costs from within North America will be covered by McKinsey. Accommodations will be provided at the event venue.

Participants are expected to be available for the full program: May 3-5, 2019.

Our NGWL events are intended for individuals who self-identify as female. They are just a few of our many worldwide programs aimed at helping candidates get to know McKinsey better.


Deadline: March 8, 2019


  • currently based in North America (you should be based in North America at the time of the event as we do not arrange or cover travel from other regions)
  • a professional with eight or fewer years of work experience
  • not attending school full-time

Your resume (in English), which should include details of your education and grades, work experience, and any extracurricular activities and achievements.

A cover letter (one page maximum, in English), which should include a paragraph about your most notable accomplishment and a paragraph describing how you would benefit from receiving the award.

Your office/practice preference
Our participating offices are listed below. When you apply, you will select two office locations or industry practices to review your application and consider sponsoring you. We advise you to make your selections based on geographic or industry ties (e.g., you have studied or lived in the country, state, or city, or you have work experience in the industry). If selecting geographic locations outside of the US, you should be fluent in the local language.

Participating offices

Participating practices


Applications will open in January

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Contact the Next Generation Women Leaders Washington, D.C. event team