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It's time to elevate your life

At Rung for Women, we celebrate boldness. We applaud those willing to seize the opportunity to achieve more. To get unstuck.

The Rung member journey equips women with the resources needed to create change in their career and in their life and to move from surviving to thriving – all at no cost to our members.

Apply today! Fill out our initial interest form below!

WHO IS RUNG FOR?

Rung is open to any person who identifies as a woman, who meets the following basic membership criteria, and who is motived to grow in her career and life.

 Basic criteria include: 

  • 21+ years of age
  • Personal (not household) annual income of $50k or less
  • Interest in full-time employment​
  • English proficiency
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Employment history and stable housing for 6 months or longer
  • Ability to access programming in person in south St. Louis City

If you’re interested in becoming a member fill out our interest form below!

THE RUNG MEMBER JOURNEY

TRANSFORMATION COACHING

Your Rung journey starts with a six-month coaching experience. In both individual and group sessions, you will tap into your unique potential, clarify your vision, and take action toward your future.

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Starting with Welcome Weekend, you will build meaningful relationships with your coach, Rung staff and peers that will lay a strong foundation for your time with Rung. Over the next six months, you will spend 5-10 hours a month working to set bold goals and develop your own path to professional and personal success. When you complete coaching, you will know your path forward – in your career and your life.

PERSONAL GROWTH

You will also gain access to a variety of opportunities to improve your wellbeing and financial knowledge. Workshops and classes are offered by a variety of organizations – all located at Rung for Women campus.

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Classes, workshops and other offerings will include:

 

    • Mental health counseling
    • Health care
    • Nutrition education
    • Gardening workshops
    • Fitness classes
    • Yoga
    • Mindfulness
    • Financial education

PROFESSIONAL GROWTH

In month three, you’ll gain access to Career Services. Whether you are looking for a new career or ways to grow in your current field, the Career Services will empower you to earn more money and find joy in your work. 

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During your time with Career Services, you will:

  • Explore career opportunities that are a good match for your unique talents and goals
  • Participate in a 10-week Advanced Professional Skills course 
  • Attend events that will build your professional network by connecting you to women who have found success in your chosen field
  • Get support in finding a employment in a new career path (if you choose)
  • Gain access to a  career mentor, credential and training programs, and more

Through this process, you will gain the perspective, resources, knowledge and network to take your career and your life to the next level. The Rung community will be with you every step of the way.

Upon completion, you’ll become a part of the Rung alumni network — a community of women supporting women throughout the region.

Through this process, you will gain the perspective, resources, knowledge and network to take your life to the next level. The Rung community will be with you every step of the way.

Upon completion, you’ll become a part of the Rung alumni network — a community of women supporting women throughout the region.

YOUR MEMBER COMMITMENT

Members make an initial 9-month commitment with an average of 5-10 hours per week.  Depending on your career goal, you may be with the program for an additional 6 to 18 months.  

PROGRAM COST

The Rung program and personal development opportunities are FREE to members. For members accessing medical and mental health services, fees or co-payments may apply, depending on your income and insurance.  

APPLICATION PROCESS

Our application process is now open! 

1. Fill out Part One of the application no later than Monday, January 17th.
2. If you meet member eligibility requirements, you will receive a link to sign up for an Information Session.
3. Once you attend an Information Session, you will receive a link to fill out Part Two of the Application.
4. After you have completed steps 1-3, Rung will let you know if you have been accepted into the Spring 2022 cohort by Monday, February 7th.