2024 GIVEN Catholic Young Women’s Leadership Forum

June 8-12, 2024 | Washington, D.C.

The GIVEN Forum is designed to help young adult Catholic women with a heart for mission and an aptitude for leadership identify their particular gifts and find practical pathways to put them in the service of the Gospel. Acceptance to a GIVEN cohort includes a year of one-on-one mentorship after the Forum, when women grow in leadership skills as they implement an Action Plan.

Who can attend the GIVEN Forum and receive mentorship?

Young adult Catholic women, ages 21-35, seeking leadership training, faith formation, and mentoring to better understand and pursue their particular mission and vocation.

What can you expect?

  • Talks by lay and religious female Catholic leaders
  • Professional leadership training sessions
  • Identification of your particular gifts and strengths
  • Networking with peers and leading Catholic women
  • Opportunities for prayer, the sacraments, and spiritual direction
  • Support and guidance to implement a post-forum Action Plan. Click to hear Ann and Laura talk about their Action Plans!
  • A year of 1-on-1 mentorship with an established Catholic female leader, included when you are accepted.

Meet the 2024 Forum speakers! Check back for more speakers.

Thank you to our 2024 Forum sponsors!