UMass Women into Leadership is a professional development program, networking opportunity, and 1 credit spring course. Designed to provide hands-on training and practical preparation for a career in public leadership, UWiL is organized around four central components:
- Leadership training through workshops and professional development activities,
- Shared community through assigned mentor and networking opportunities,
- Academic instruction through a spring semester Political Science course, and
- Applied experience through internships and shadowing, including scholarship support for unpaid or low-paying positions.