Ensure Emerging Female Professionals Are Thriving At Work

Early career women face many unique challenges as they start upon their professional journey. First Five is a program designed to expedite promotion timelines for emerging female professionals.

Men hold 62% of manager-level positions while women just hold 38%.

64% of women face microaggressions and deal with more discrimination than men.

40% of women in leadership and technical roles state being the only woman on the team compared to just 7% of men.

Dr. Jennifer Mobley

SyncLX partnered with emerging female professional expert Dr. Jennifer Mobley to design the First Five initiative. As a Forbes published author and executive coach, Dr. Mobley brings incredible insights into First Five.

Jennifer has a proven track record of helping high potential leaders take their effectiveness to the next level. Informed by more than a decade of progressive experience as a higher education leader and award-winning educator, she specializes in working with women leaders in the areas of onboarding, executive presence, and role transitions. Jennifer is a certified salary negotiation facilitator, and she has in-depth experience delivering customized leadership development programs and leadership team alignment efforts.

Jennifer is the founder of the Early Career Women Collective, and her forthcoming book on early career women leadership development will be published by Forbes/Advantage Media in early 2021. She earned her M.A. and Ph.D. from the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University, and she holds certifications in coaching from Gallup and 360 assessment from Korn Ferry. She lives in Pittsburgh with her husband Tim and loveable lab Rilke.

First Five Program Overview

Studies show women have five years to get their first promotion before they fall victim to the “broken rung.” With courses dedicated to building a personal brand, establishing a powerful network, and increasing visibility, First Five helps emerging female professionals get their first promotion in under five years.

Course Sample

Course List

Building Your Personal Brand
Introduction To First Five
Expanding Your Network
Seeking Out Feedback
Amplifying Visibility
Overcoming Career Derailers


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All six modules are included in this course.

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