The Next Generation Women Leaders event in Paris is an exclusive three-day workshop that offers women the opportunity to explore the importance of women in leadership, shape their personal leadership style, and understand how to grow their potential. Throughout the three days, event attendees will take part in presentations by senior McKinsey consultants and/or alumni, group sessions, discussions, and networking. Participants’ travel costs from within the EMEA region will be covered by McKinsey. Accommodations will be provided at the event venue—a chateau located close to Paris. Participants are expected to be available for the full program: May 24-26, 2019.
- currently based in Europe, the Middle East, or Africa (applicants should be based in the EMEA region at the time of the event as McKinsey do not arrange or cover travel from other regions)
- Bachelors, Masters, or PhD student graduating in no later than 2020
- a professional with up to eight years of work experience
- Transcript: Applicants office preferences define which academic transcripts are required. Transcripts do not need to be in English. 1) Africa, Austria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden require academic transcripts from high school onwards. 2) Italy, Russia, Switzerland require university transcripts. 3) For other offices, academic transcripts are optional, but please include relevant grades in applicants resume.
- Applicants resume(in English), which should include details of 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 applicants most notable accomplishment and a paragraph describing how they would benefit from attending the event.
- Applicants office/practice preference: Participating offices are listed in the official page. When applicants apply, they will select two office locations or industry practices to review their application and consider sponsoring them. McKinsey advise applicants to make their selections based on geographic or industry ties (e.g., they have studied or lived in the country or they have work experience in the industry). Applicants should be fluent in the local language.