This information is collected to help us assess your suitability for the Women Leading the Way™ program. Your personal information is treated as confidential by Minerva BC and is collected and managed in accordance with the Personal Information Protection Act. 

As part of this application process you will be required to upload the following:
  • A reference letter from a leader that you have worked with (in a professional or volunteer capacity)
  • Current resume or a brief biography
Please have all of your documents ready before you fill out this application form.


After you submit your application you will be contacted by a Minerva BC representative to schedule a 15-20-minute phone interview. The purpose of this conversation is to confirm that the program is a good fit for you and answer any questions you have.


Successful candidates will be notified as soon as they have been accepted into the program. Payment will be requested upon acceptance into the program. Minerva accepts payment by MasterCard, Visa, American Express and certified cheque.

2018 Tuition Fees:

$3500.00 - regular
$3200.00 - non-profit


* 2. What Women Leading the Way™ cohort are you applying for?

* 3. Please let us know how you heard about the Women Leading the Way™ program. Choose as many options as applicable.

* 4. Have you participated in any other Minerva BC program or event?

* 5. Why do you want to participate in the Women Leading the Way™ program?

* 6. What area are you interested in making a difference in (ie. politics, business, or community) and why?

* 7. Please provide an example of how you have demonstrated leadership qualities in your work or through your volunteer efforts.

* 8. Please submit one reference letter from a leader that you have worked with.

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* 9. Please submit a current resume or brief biography.

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* 10. Optional: If you work for a non-profit, you may be eligible for the Filomena Nalewajek Award for Women in Non-Profit. If you would like to apply for this award, please provide a second reference letter from a member of your Board of Directors, your Executive Director/CEO or another senior leader (i.e. Director level) to support your application.

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* 11. If you received a promotional code for the program please enter it here:

Please submit your application by clicking the "done" button below.
A Minerva BC representative will follow up with you in the next day or so to discuss your participation in the program.