Business Leadership Development Programs for Women

Fast Forward works with organizations who recognize the business imperative of diversity, equity and inclusion and the commercial benefit of supporting every individual to thrive in all areas of their life.

Fast Forward DEI was created to address the unique challenges underrepresented employees face to thrive and ascend, including:

>Being overly conscious of who they are, their differences and how to express themselves authentically in the workplace
>Navigating unconscious biases and micro-aggressions
>Advocating for what you want and need
>Fewer role models and sponsors at the top
>Expectations of exceptionalism that can impact work/life balance

What Participants Are Saying


7 x 90 minute interactive workshops with groups of 24-30.

Key Takeaways
  • Connect, engage and learn from colleagues that share common challenges and aspirations
  • Fuel their confidence to see their differences as strengths and bring their “whole self” to work
  • See more possibilities in every area of their life. Feel empowered to be change agents within their teams and company
  • Gain skills and tools to build their network and confidently communicate with any audience
Sessions 1: Choose a New Perspective

Transform negative stories – about yourself and others – that hold you back, into empowering narratives that propel you forward. Reframe your thoughts to improve your resiliency, confidence and relationships.

Sessions 2 and 3: Declare a Bold Vision and Share it

Use our 7 questions to think big and take ownership of what’s important in work and life. Challenge limiting beliefs and expand what you see as possible. Leave with a compass that provides inspiration and focus for you and your team in the year ahead.

Post session work: Complete Vision and read it to your Buddy.

Session 4: Plan the Work and Work the Plan

Create a 90 Day Action Plan which becomes a dashboard to make your Vision a reality. Identify habits that eat up your time and deplete your energy; adapt new habits that fuel your productivity and fulfillment. Move from being reactive to intentional.

Post session work: Finish Action Plan with your Buddy

Session 5 and 6: Find Your Voice and Use It

Gain practical skills to advance your career: build your professional network, merchandise your contribution with key stakeholders, confidently communicate with any audience. Share commitments and learn how to stay on track. Set up Buddy schedule to continue support and accountability.

Ongoing Support

Fast Forward Buddy System: Get a peer coach for support and accountability. Buddies meet during and after the program.

Reinforcement Emails: Get weekly inspiration post program to reinforce learning and growth.

Forward Score Assessment: Take our proprietary whole life assessment pre and post program to track improvement in risk taking, communication, focus/time management, confidence, resiliency, relationships, and well-being.