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Institute for Women in Leadership (IWIL)

Brevard's Institute for Women in Leadership (IWIL) is an intentional learning community that fosters growth and leadership in passionate young women through the medium of service. IWIL encourages growth academically, socially and personally, with specific programs tailored to women who want to make a difference in the world.

What you’ll experience in the IWIL Program:

  • Strengthening Voice: You will gain skills in applying your voice to action through service opportunities, working through conflict, and increasing communication skills through in-class presentations.
  • Mentoring: You will develop skills to serve the community of Brevard, and develop your skills throughout a spring semester mentoring opportunity at Brevard Middle School.
  • Development of Skills: There is an emphasis on shared decision-making and group facilitation through the selection and development of a project.
  • Community Impact: You will implement your project with involvement from the local community. Once your presentation has taken place, you will reflect upon the process and leadership of the project.

Apply today!

Brevard's Institute for Women in Leadership is a highly competitive program and space is limited. Click here To apply for the IWIL program, and join a consortium of future female leaders!   

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Brevard College is consistently recognized as one of the best liberal arts colleges. The College’s focus on experiential learning, small class sizes, and location the mountains of Western North Carolina near Asheville makes Brevard a top choice college for students around the world.

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This institution is an equal opportunity provider.