NEW Executive Institute

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A transformative leadership development experience for women executives in our industry

The NEW Executive Institute is a premier leadership development course for emerging executive women in the retail, consumer goods and services industry.


Maura Scott, Altria

Chastity Stevenson Westry, PepsiCo

Megan Timberlake, Procter & Gamble

Participants will learn to change or jettison outdated thinking, confidently exhibit leadership skills and guide their organizations to the next level of profitability and sustainability.

The NEW Executive Institute creates a safe environment for leadership exploration and deep learning at two off-site immersion sessions, a series of webinars and conference calls, one-on-one sessions with an executive coach, ongoing education and networking, and access to the NEW Executive Institute Alumni Support Network.

NEW Executive Institute program objectives for emerging executives include

NEW Executive Institute participants will learn to

The NEW Executive Institute offers a unique experience, including

Who should apply

Companies are urged to nominate a diverse slate of individuals to build cross-function expertise. Seats in the program are limited; NEW sponsoring companies are given priority.

How to apply

Online applications for the NEW Executive Institute 2017 will be accepted until February 13, 2017. View sample application.

Thirty-six women and four alternates will be selected to participate in NEW Executive Institute 2017. Participants will be selected by the NEW Education Committee based on professional and life experience, accomplishments in their organization and community, and growth potential. NEW Executive Institute participants will be invited to attend the NEW Executive Institute welcome webinar.

NEW Executive Institute tuition

Tuition for the NEW Executive Institute is $18,500 per participant, payable in advance. Travel and lodging for two five-day (Monday through Friday), on-site meetings not included. Participants will receive full refunds for cancellations prior to January 30, 2017. Partial refunds will be made for cancellations before March 26, 2017.

Contact NEW Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Partnerships Nancy Krawczyk at for program details.

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