2024 ElevateHER Application

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is included in the program fee? A: The cost to participate in the 2024 cohort is $3200. This fee covers registration for the ElevateHER kick-off retreat, access to Zweig Group’s 2024 research library (electronic reports only, valued at $5,700), a $500 credit towards registration for one Zweig Group seminars, discounted registration to the annual ElevateAEC Conference and Awards Gala in the Fall, access to other relevant workshops, 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 2024 members are 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 2024 ElevateHER Symposium and cohort kickoff retreat will take place on March 6-8, 2024 in Dallas, TX; the first pre - sentation opportunity will be at the ElevateAEC Conference in the Fall at a different city, and the final presentation opportunity will be at the 2025 ElevateHER Symposium in the following Spring. Once accepted into the 2024 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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