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 May 2023 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 in May 2023, exact dates to be released soon. Further to these dates we will invite you to 2-3 other sessions within May and June. 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. Among unique topical insights, you will 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 bain.com. 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