Today’s world needs the caring and responsible leadership that parenthood unlocks. Mothers are leaders. 

Today’s world needs the caring and responsible leadership skills that parenthood unlocks. Mothers are leaders.

Welcome to the first leadership development community for Mothers.

Our mission is to be a source of inspiration, recognition and support for mothers to dream more, to learn more and to do more for the world by stepping into a leadership role.

There are 2 billion mothers in the world and many of them have to sacrifice their own dreams and personal ambitions after having children.  While we admire the beauty of self-sacrifice what we forget is the price we pay as a society and as a planet when generations after generations of women hold back on their leadership ambitions upon having children.

Steliana van de Rijt-Economu is a leadership consultant who has researched the impact of parenting on women’s leadership and personal effectiveness. She has spoken to hundreds of mothers, some of them employed, some working at home and  she selected twenty life stories to include in her book ‘Mothers as Leaders’. These are real life stories of women from all the parts of the world from The Netherlands, UK, Norway, and all the way to  China, Mongolia, India and  Nigeria.

Nature hasn’t created a single relationship as powerful and naturally strong as the one between a mother and her child. From giving life, carrying for, nurturing and raising children, up to the time the young ones eventually fly the nest, mothers are often the ones who guide and keep families and communities together.

We Create Impact Through

Working With Companies

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

INSPIRATION & CONNECTION

Supporting Mums & Future Mums

We accelerate their career & personal leadership development by reframing their mindset around parenthood and showing  its positive impact on ones career and life.

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Enabling Local Communities

We raise awareness and acknowledgment for the role mothers  play in society and the impact they could have should they been seen as leaders.

RECOGNITION

Turning parenthood from a work-life dilemma into a career springboard

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

Manbir Kaur,  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

Available on  Amazon  and  at the Paagman bookstores in The Netherlands.

20% of book sales will be donated to MommaLuv charity.

“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

Available on  Amazon  and at the Paagman bookstores in The Netherlands.

20% of book sales will be donated to MommaLuv charity.

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Testimonials from previous client engagements.

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