Europe, Middle East and Africa

Women Lead To Inspire Weekend

Women Lead To Inspire Weekend

Developing extraordinary female leaders

Learn and share ideas on leadership, and how to realize your career potential. Develop your skills, and enjoy time to relax and re-energize.

For this year, we will meet you in a virtual environment on April 23-24, 2021. We look forward to receiving your application for a unique event of learning, networking with both your peers and Bain senior consultants from all across EMEA.

In the meantime, start to learn more about who we are and how we work with our clients, right here.

Deadline for application: March 7, 2021

What We Look For

What We Look For

  • Female applicants based in EMEA with 3-7 years work experience in any professional background
  • Drive and passion to fulfil your potential
  • Record of strong professional and/or academic achievement
  • Great communication skills

Program Agenda

Program Agenda

What the Weekend Looks Like

The weekend will be a filled with opportunities to experience share, self-reflection and mentorship.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I apply?

    Please prepare your CV and a response to the question: “What motivated you to apply to the event?” and submit your application through our online portal.

    When you apply, you will be asked to choose 3 offices you are interested in. Please note that this is just for our information and does not impact the process or any future position applications.

    You will also be asked for a possible start date at Bain. Please fill in the field with November 2020 as the date of the event. This has no impact to your event application or any future position applications.

  • What is the timing of the event?

    The main event will take place on April 23rd and 24th . Further to these dates we will invite you to 2-3 other sessions within April and May. More on those dates to come.

  • What topics will be covered during the event?

    Lead to Inspire will be filled with opportunities to learn new skills. We will share our approach to Customer strategy, introduce Bain’s Elements of Value framework and how to apply it to your industry. You will also learn how to demonstrate ‘inspirational leadership’, transforming your daily interactions and creating differentiated personal assets and professional results. On top of that, you will meet with exceptional women leaders and network with your peers across the region.

  • What are my development opportunities?

    We will offer you an opportunity to learn from our business leaders and develop skills that can be implemented in your current position, or leveraged in your future career. The topics can vary from managing your own growth, sustainability disruption to digital. We will design the event based on what motivates the participants, therefore when applying to the event, please let us know what inspired you to apply.

  • In what language will the event be held?

    English is the language of the event as participants will range from across EMEA

  • I am currently studying for my MBA, am I eligible to apply?

    Lead to Inspire is an event for experienced professionals, i.e. those actively working. For MBA students, we have a variety of on-campus events, please check our events page.

  • If I am not invited to ‘Lead to Inspire’, does that also mean I would not be invited to interview for a full time position at Bain?

    We have limited space for this event, so we are unable to invite everyone who applies. Therefore we encourage you to apply for full time positions regardless of the outcome of your application for ‘Lead to Inspire’.

    For further questions on our application process for ‘Lead to Inspire’ or Bain in general, please contact us.

  • I am not interested in a position at Bain but would love to join the event. Should I apply?

    We welcome all applications. This is not a recruiting event, rather an opportunity to connect with our leaders from across the region, and have meaningful conversations that can have a longer-term impact on your career. This is an opportunity to build a network of top female leaders in the region, and support their growth.

  • I am not available on that weekend but would love to learn more, how can I connect?

    We would be thrilled to connect with you. You can find our recruiting team connections from the office pages on Feel free to send an email to the office you wish to chat with.

    You can also check out the upcoming events and webinars from our events page

What do consumers really value in products and services? Has COVID impacted these preferences temporarily or structurally? Elements of Value® allow us to pinpoint what matters most to customers in order to know where to focus product or service strategy. Learn more on Elements of Value® already now: Click here




Inspirational Leadership will provide you with an individualized, strength-based approach to personal and professional self-development. Start defining your personal leadership brand and accelerate your thriving journey. Learn more on Inspirational Leadership at Bain: Click here


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