2023 ElevateHER Application

2023 Application

APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 1 st , 2022 Please email your completed application to ElevateHER@zweiggroup.com Acceptance to ElevateHER class of 2023 will be considered in a rolling manner. A final roster will be announced the first week of January 2023.

Name

Email

Title

Phone Number

Mailing Address ( there will be multiple shipments of materials throughout the program, please provide an accurate address )

Company/Organization

Years of experience in the AEC industry

City

State

Zip Code

LinkedIn URL

The ElevateHER movement is a catalyst for personal and professional growth. Tell us why you would like to be a part of the 2023 class, and how you are looking to improve the industry through your participation. (Please respond in 500 words or less)

What unique skills, knowledge, or insight would you bring to the ElevateHER class of 2023? (Please respond in 500 words or less)

ElevateHER Sponsorship Prospectus ElevateHER is about the future of the AEC industry, and Zweig Group’s commitment to recruit, retain, and engage the best minds in the industry.

2023 Application

Is there an area of focus relating to diversity and recruitment/retention challenges that you are particularly passionate about (policy reforms, internal programs, community outreach, etc.)? (Please respond in 500 words or less)

The following question will have no impact on your application but is necessary for program coordination purposes: If chosen, will you be in need of financial assistance ? The cost to participate in the program is $3000, more details below. Yes No

Would your firm be interested in sponsoring ElevateHER?

Yes

No

Would you be interested in writing your ElevateHER story for publication on our website and/or The Zweig Letter? Yes No

Is there anything additional that you would like to share with us?

* Please understand that there will be three in-person meeting opportunities throughout the 12-month long program. Cohort members are expected to commit to attending at least two out of the se three in-person options. The ElevateHER Symposium and the 2023 cohort kick-off retreat are set to take place on February 15-17, 2023 in Dallas, TX. While attendance is not mandatory, the experience and camaraderie are not to be missed. The second in-person gathering opportunity for the cohort will be at the 2023 ElevateAEC Conference in Frisco, TX, on September 13-15, 2023. In between these dates, cohort members are expected to meet virtually to advance their projects on a regular basis via conference call or video conference. A final in-person gathering opportunity will be at the following year’s ElevateHER Symposium in the Spring of 2024, location to be determined .

The cost to participate in the 2023 cohort is $3000, please refer the FAQ section to see what this fee covers . Please check here (again) if you anticipate the need for financial support.

ElevateHER Sponsorship Prospectus ElevateHER is about the future of the AEC industry, and Zweig Group’s commitment to recruit, retain, and engage the best minds in the industry.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is included in the program fee? A: The cost to participate in the 2023 cohort is $3000. This fee includes access to Zweig Group’s entire research library (a $5,700 value), a $500 credit towards attendance at one of Zweig Group seminars of their choice, attendance at the ElevateHER kick-off retreat, discounted registration to the annual ElevateAEC Conference and Awards Gala, access to other relevant trainings, materials and resources used in the development of project deliverables, and so much more. Q: Is financial assistance available to offset program costs? A: Thanks to our generous sponsors whose support help offset the cost to operate the program, full and partial financial assis- tance is available to potential participants on a case-by-case basis. It is our vision that finances do not prevent the best minds from participating in ElevateHER. Q: How many will participate in each ElevateHER cohort? A: Typically, a cohort is made up of ~30 participants, and can vary based on the number of applications we receive and select. We have found a cohort size of up to 40 participants to be optimum. Q: Will I meet cohort members prior to the kickoff retreat? A: Yes, there will be virtual meetings prior to the in-person kickoff event. All 2023 members will be expected to join these virtual meetings; a more detailed overview of the program and expectations will be shared with the participants upon acceptance into the program. Q: When are the in-person meeting dates? A: The 2023 ElevateHER Symposium and cohort k ickoff retreat will take place on February 15-17, 2023 in Dallas, TX , the first presentation opportunity will be at the ElevateAEC Conference o n September 13-15, 2023 in Frisco, TX , and the final presentation opportunity will be at the 2024 ElevateHER Symposium in the Spring. Upon accept ance into the program, cohort members are expected to commit to attending at least two out of the three in-person meetings. Q: What is the schedule and format of the kick-off meeting? A: Once accepted as a member of the cohort, you will receive details on the schedule and format for the kickoff meeting with ample time to prepare. Q: Are non-cohort members allowed to participate in ElevateHER meetings? A: Only cohort members and invited special guests approved by the ElevateHER team are allowed to participate in the meet- ings. The ElevateHER Symposium is open to all.

Please send your completed application to ElevateHER@zweiggroup.com Reach out to ElevateHER@zweiggroup.com if you have any comments/questions.

ElevateHER Sponsorship Prospectus ElevateHER is about the future of the AEC industry, and Zweig Group’s commitment to recruit, retain, and engage the best minds in the industry.

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