Wise & Rise: For Women Leaders and Entrepreneurs

About The Program

This program is designed to broaden and further develop your leadership capacity, help you to find your voice, build your confidence and leverage your unique strengths to lead inclusively.  Whether you are senior management or a business owner, through WISE & RISE, we will better equip you to increase your impact and influence as a leader in the workplace, through accountability and strategic decision-making.

Learning objectives:

  • Develop leadership presence
  • Connect authentically
  • Instill confidence in others
  • Inspire and motivate people
  • Gain influence
  • Project confidence
  • Own your decisions
  • Effectively deal with conflict

Benefits Of The Program

In twelve sessions and one executive coaching session post-program, you will learn to better understand your current leadership approach, and identify opportunities to improve and grow.

This curriculum will cover:

  • The development of leadership styles and social presence. Understanding how we set boundaries and develop resilience. Creating a personal action plan
  • The systemic barriers that women experience in work and society. Tools and skills to better navigate bias and barriers. Leaning on our resilience to address challenges. Strategies to increase personal energy and remain focused, positive and engaged.
  • Tools and skills to improve your communication skills, conflict management techniques, and emotional intelligence, all of which will elevate your leadership presence.
  • The micro-presence missteps that minimize a woman’s presence. Practical tools and strategies that will enable you to ‘Play Bigger’.
  • How to develop an inclusive leadership plan shaped by your personal goals and leadership vision. How to lead effective teams.
  • How to Network UP to build powerful allies (including a diverse network of women leaders), generate social capital and leverage both effectively.

Participants will engage in individual and group exercises along with personal reflection.  Our 10 virtual interactive sessions allow time for questions, videos, discussions, and engaging narratives. You will also have access individual and peer coaching as our goal is to ensure participants are inspired and motivated about their opportunities and future growth personally and professionally.




  • High-potential and emerging leaders.
  • Senior management
  • Established leaders
  • Business owners
  • Entrepreneurs

Our Instructors

Soha Chami

Soha Chami is a Jay Shetty Certified Empowerment Coach who helps clients achieve their goals and aspirations by providing a safe and supportive space for them to explore. The coach uses techniques such as questioning, active listening, goal-setting, and accountability to help clients identify their strengths and values, overcome limiting beliefs and fears, and create a plan of action to achieve their desired outcomes.

Sandra Bekhor

Sandra Bekhor, Practice Management Coach, M.B.A.


Sandra Bekhor is a Practice Management Coach who helps lawyers, consultants, architects and other professionals realize their potential by pursuing the right possibilities. A tireless advocate of the value of strategic tools and authentic voice in practice development, Sandra speaks and writes on the subject for professional bodies and publications, North America wide. She is host of ‘Get in the Driver’s Seat’, a podcast focused on stories about leadership moments in small to mid-sized professional practice. Sandra is an Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) at York University’s accelerator program for women-led businesses (ELLA), the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada’s (RAIC’s) 'Marketing for Architects' course and contributor of a chapter on marketing plans to the 2nd edition of ‘LinkedIn Marketing Techniques for Law and Professional Practices’, written by Marc W. Halpert and published by the American Bar Association (ABA). Outside of business, Sandra can be found in her creative space, painting expressive abstracts, practicing yoga and meditation or consuming piles of books… often several at once!


Scholarship Available For Eligible Candidates Please Apply At The Bottom Of This Page
$ 945


Our scholarship program offers financial help to qualified students who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership skills, and community involvement. Apply online with your grades, personal statement, and a letter of recommendation.

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