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What are Lean In Circles?

Circles are a place where women can be unapologetically ambitious. Where we can give voice to our dreams and find the encouragement to start chasing them. They’re a place for sharing ideas, gaining skills, seeking advice, and showing solidarity. Most of all, they’re a place where we help each other become our very best selves. Whatever your goal—whether you’re working toward a promotion or building your confidence, reentering the workforce or starting a business—your Circle will help you get there.

How Circles work

We’ll help you get started—then your Circle will help you ask for more, step outside your comfort zone, and lean in.

Members meet once a month in small groups to support each other and learn new skills.

Circles are everywhere. We’re a community of women who meet in nearly every country and at some of the largest companies.

Circles can meet over coffee at your home, in a lunch series at work, or in virtual meet-up with people who share similar interests.

And we know they work: 85% of members say their Circle has made a positive impact on their life.

Starting a Circle is easy

  • You can start small

    Set up your Circle and invite a few friends to join.

  • We make it simple to get started

    Our step-by-step guides walk you through your first three monthly meetings.

  • We’ve got all the materials you need

    Choose from dozens of meeting guides on topics from negotiation to confidence.

How Circles take shape

Circles are as unique as the women who start them. But they’re all about accomplishing more—together.

Freelancers in France are sharing tips, introducing each other to clients, and practicing negotiations.

Lean In France
Latina Coalition of Silicon Valley

Latinas with decades of experience are mentoring the next generation.

Students in India are taking on gender stereotypes and going further—faster.

Mechanical Engineering Circle, Delhi, India
P&G Circles, Cincinnati

Women and men are meeting in P&G offices from Cincinnati to Singapore to advance women leaders and combat gender bias.

Circle members around the world stand shoulder to shoulder to advance equality.

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Women around the world are meeting regularly in small groups to support each other and learn new skills. Join one of our 37,000 Circles today.

Take the first step. We’ll be here when you need us.

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