hns accelerate

Want women managers to advance more quickly? We can help.

HNS Accelerate is an innovative 6-month program for women leaders that combines executive coaching, skill building, and the power of peer accountability to unlock potential and accelerate career development. Women emerge from our bootcamp as better influencers, strategists and self-advocates who challenge the status quo.

Co-Founders Denise D’Agostino, Ellen Keithline Byrne and Karen Kirchner discuss HNS Accelerate.

program elements

How we get women ready now for more senior roles

Assessment and Goal Setting:
Comprehensive evaluation including 360-degree feedback review results in an individualized goal for each participant. Coaching, peer groups and updates to managers provide focus and accountability.

One-on-one coaching:
4.5 hours of executive coaching addresses unique development challenges, stretches perspectives and challenges habitual thinking.

Skill Development:
8 virtual training sessions develop these critical areas:
• influencing the culture
• maximizing presence and impact
• managing the inner critic
• strategic thinking
• giving and receiving feedback
• communicating leadership brand

Peer groups share insights, ideas and inspiration. Members expand self-awareness through peer feedback.

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what clients tell us

Women who have been through HNS Accelerate:

• Understand and communicate their unique value.
• Show up more powerfully and network more strategically.
• Get better opportunities and lead inclusively to enable all to succeed.

Nate Fox, The Talent Development Manager at BIC, shares his perspective on the HNS Accelerate 6-month program.

who should attend

Women with leadership experience who are on the fast track to greater responsibility.

upcoming programs

September 20, 2023 through March 13, 2024 from 10am – 12pm EST.
360-degree assessments to be completed in September.

(9/20, 10/4, 10/25, 11/8, 12/6, 1/17, 2/14, 3/13)

October 18, 2023 through March 20, 2024, 2023 from 10am – 12pm EST.
360-degree assessments to be completed in October.

(10/18, 11/1, 11/15, 11/29, 1/10, 1/31, 2/21, 3/20)


Our signature six-month program includes:

• 8 virtual, highly interactive skill building sessions
• 4.5 hours of virtual executive coaching
• 8 virtual peer coaching sessions
• Assignments between sessions to apply learning and internalize new behaviors.

The investment for HNS Accelerate is $9,000.

ready to get started?

Call us at (203)-722-8347 or email to reserve space for your high potential women today! Limited spots available.

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