The world needs more caring and inclusive leadership. We shape the next generation of women leaders

The world needs more caring, responsible and inclusive leadership. We shape the next generation of leaders.

Welcome

“Parenthood is not just a work-life problem but the best baptism in leadership one can have. If you know how to unlock its power, you’ve found the key to effective leadership” 

Steliana van de Rijt-Economu, author of Mothers As Leaders book

We help young women who aspire to leadership, working parents who strive for balance and senior (female) leaders who fight for inclusion, because no one should give up their values while climbing the career ladder. 

Welcome 

“Parenthood is not just a work-life problem but the best baptism in leadership one can have. If you know how to unlock its power, you’ve found the key to effective leadership” 

Steliana van de Rijt-Economu, author of Mothers As Leaders book

We help young women who aspire to leadership, working parents who strive for balance and senior (female) leaders who fight for inclusion, because no one should give up their values while climbing the career ladder. 

We Work with

Mothers and Leaders

We accelerate womens career & leadership development by reframing their mindset around parenthood and showing its positive impact.

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Organizations

We help them develop an inclusive environment that nurtures the best talent by leveraging the opportunity that parenthood brings for leadership development.

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Mothers as Leaders – Learning across borders

A powerful global network of working mothers, women and leaders. Its purpose is to bring inspiration and learning across borders and generations during these challenging times. It’s a private LinkedIn group where we share tips, knowledge and we learn together through engaging sessions. 

If you want to learn and expand your network internationally please request to join our private LinkedIn group. 

Book

“A must-read for all mothers who already are leaders and the ones who didn’t discover that”

Manbir Kaur, Author and Executive Coach

“This book gives a new lens to leadership and makes motherhood not just about having kids but about a leadership style which is holistic, long term and caring.”

Kristin Engvig, CEO, WIN&WIN Conference

“A thought-provoking book, it will forever change your view on motherhood, parenting and leadership.”

Graham Sparks, Director, IAD Consulting

Webinars

Interactive (virtual) workshop for working parents and leaders that deal with the common fears and challenges  when combining parenthood with career, such as guilt and loss of personal dreams. You will come out inspired and with an improved self-confidence about what you can achieve as a person, parent and leader. Through sharing the research from her book and  guided reflective coaching questions Steliana will help you leverage the parenting emotional intelligence for  a leadership role and  the clarity and assertiveness from the business world for your family.

Organizations that hosted us

“Steliana managed to make an excellent balance between learning about ourselves while connecting with a different world and have each day fun and adventure. This enriched my inner world and made me feel going back to experience more. I enjoyed mostly the way Steliana organized the overall agenda , by having a well thought structure, while at the same time flexibility to adapt each day by sensing everybody’s feelings.”

Gilles, Innovation Manager at Shell, The Netherlands

Thank you for setting up the stage and bringing us together for the mothers as leaders webinar zoomcall. It was empowering and useful and I am looking forward to the next one. During these days (COVID19) when we are all locked in a limited place, it’s important to find that joy of being together.”

Ioana Prica, Pricing Analyst C.H. Robinson, The Netherlands

“ I have been massively impressed with the energy and professionalism you have onboarded to the HRM role in Wells and you made credible strides into challenges that the teams have been grappling with for more than a year before. Your work in support of the Discipline LT has been
above and beyond”

Joanne Neild, VP HR Talent Shell Projects & Technology

“ Steliana worked with my global leadership team to build a common sense of purpose, raise levels of trust and awareness and improve communication and understanding within the team.
With Steliana’s help we improved team performance across the board.”

James Hall – VP Government Relations at Shell

Thrive with Positive Intelligence

The most impactful program for building mental fitness.

  • Imagine developing the positive intelligence and mental fitness  you need to deal with the negative emotions and challenges in your life and career.
  • Imagine rewiring  frustration, and guilt into positive drives such curiosity, empathy and self-confidence.
  • Start  by finding out what stopping you.  Take the free  saboteurs assessment  here

Mothers as Leaders – Learning across borders

A powerful global network of working mothers, women and leaders. Its purpose is to bring inspiration and learning across borders and generations during these challenging times. It’s a private LinkedIn group where we share tips, knowledge and we learn together through engaging sessions. 

Members

If you want to learn and expand your network internationally please request to join our private LinkedIn group. 

Book

“A must-read for all mothers who already are leaders and the ones who didn’t discover that”

Manbir Kaur, Author and Executive Coach

“This book gives a new lens to leadership and makes motherhood not just about having kids but about a leadership style which is holistic, long term and caring.”

Kristin Engvig, CEO, WIN&WIN Conference

“A thought-provoking book, it will forever change your view on motherhood, parenting and leadership.”

Graham Sparks, Director, IAD Consulting

Signature Webinar

An interactive (virtual) session for working parents, women and leaders to bring energy, perspective and reflection in the way we perceive parenthood within the workplace. You will come out inspired and with an improved self-confidence about what you can achieve as a person, parent and leader. Through the sharing the research from her book, guided group coaching and self-reflection  you  will learn how to leverage the parenting emotional intelligence into your leader role and the clarity from business into how you build strong partnerships within your family.

Organizations that hosted us

“The training was easy to combine with my full-time job and as a mother of two small lids.Steliana is a good listener and asks the right questions in a very pleasent way. This was I felt comfortable to hyave open and honest conversations with her about my practice. It was a true positive experience. I recommend Steliana as a coach and as a trainer of the Thrive- Positive Intelligence program”

Mascha Bekker, Manager at ING, The Netherlands

Thank you for setting up the stage and bringing us together for the mothers as leaders webinar zoomcall. It was empowering and useful and I am looking forward to the next one. During these days (COVID19) when we are all locked in a limited place, it’s important to find that joy of being together.”

Ioana Prica, Pricing Analyst C.H. Robinson, The Netherlands

“ I have been massively impressed with the energy and professionalism you have onboarded to the HRM role in Wells and you made credible strides into challenges that the teams have been grappling with for more than a year before. Your work in support of the Discipline LT has been
above and beyond”

Joanne Neild, VP HR Talent Shell Projects & Technology

“ Steliana worked with my global leadership team to build a common sense of purpose, raise levels of trust and awareness and improve communication and understanding within the team.
With Steliana’s help we improved team performance across the board.”

James Hall – VP Government Relations at Shell

Thrive with Positive Intelligence

The most impactful program for building the mental fitness you need to deal with the challenges of these times. It will help you thrive instead of survive.    It is a 6-weeks digital Positive Intelligence (PQ) small group training   including weekly videos, group facilitation, peer work, two powerful individual coaching sessions  and mindfulness practice via a high-end app. 

  • It not only teaches how your brain works but it actually trains it to intercept and re-wire negative emotions into positive ones
  • You can start by finding out what is stopping you by taking the free positive intelligence saboteurs assessment here or just get in touch.