Who to invite to your Lean In Circle

No two Circles are the same—so you really can’t go wrong. Who you recruit and what you talk about are up to you and your Circle members. But here are a few tips to get the most out of your Circles experience:

  • Create a Circle of 8–12 members—this allows you to all gather around a table or sit in a living room together. But don’t be afraid to start small: invite 2–3 friends and build from there.
  • Invite friends and use your Circle as a way to deepen your relationships, or invite women you don't know as well but admire or share common interests with.
  • Consider inviting individuals who live or work nearby, so everyone can meet in person. If that is not possible, you can also run your Circle virtually.

To make it easier to reach out to potential Circle members, we’ve drafted a sample invitation email for you to use.

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