There’s no shortage of opportunities to get involved in after being confirmed as a new EWL member and attending orientation. EWL is a "choose your own adventure" type of group, and committee leaders, TEMPO staff and fellow EWL members can help you navigate the combination of activities that work best with your schedule and desired engagement level.  

Included in the EWL annual dues fee of $385:


  • Two EWL Program Meetings 
  • Two TEMPO Program Meetings* (January & April) 
  • Four Professional Development sessions*
  • New Member Orientation session
  • Two EWL Networking Events
  • Seven TEMPO Talks virtual webinars*
  • Four TEMPO Real Talks sessions*
  • Signature EWL Professional Development Event (Spring/Summer)
  • TEMPO Holiday Party (December)*
    *indicates joint programming with TEMPO members


  • Participate in EWL Connects – peer mentoring circles with up eight Emerging Women Leaders; most groups typically meet monthly
  • Be paired with a TEMPO member mentor in the 1-to-1 Mentoring Program; matches meet at a minimum once every other month for one year


  •  Participate in service opportunities focused on organizations that support women and girls empowerment. For 2022: PEARLS for Teen Girls
  •  Education around Milwaukee community challenges, diversity, inclusion and equity
  •  Connect with local non-profit board/committee openings and other volunteer opportunities 


  • Joining a committee is a great way to engage with a smaller group of EWL members, showcase your leadership abilities, and have an impact on the organization. Furthermore, active committee members are most likely to ascend into EWL leadership roles which include committee chair and vice chair positions, or one of four EWL Leadership Co-Chairs.
  • Committee opportunities include:
    • Communications
    • Community Impact
    • Engagement
    • EWL Connects
    • 1-to-1 Mentoring
    • Nominations
    • Professional Development Event
    • Programming
    • TEMPO Leadership Event
    • TEMPO Mentor Event
    • Women's Affinity Alliance
    • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion


  • Participate in monthly "Coffee Connections" - random pairings with a fellow EWL member - and meet 12 new people a year
  • Member Meet-Ups by industry/function/professional interests
  • Access to the TEMPO and Emerging Women Leaders online directory 
  • Access to EWL private Facebook and LinkedIn groups
  • Connect with exceptional professional women from diverse industries and with an array of skillsets