About this Program

The Impact Leaders Program provides you an immersive platform to apply your decades of professional experience to create solutions using structured strategies and innovative approaches. Experience the opportunity to address and solve the world’s most pressing problems, from food security to inclusive finance to clean energy. 

This program is most ideal for semi-retired or former senior leadership professionals as well as C-Suite executives.

Program Overview

Six leaders globally will be hand-selected every year to join IIX in Singapore and in the field* . IIX Impact Leaders will work with the team of their choice and gain  on-the-ground immersive experience with impact projects. 

*Country of fieldwork may be subject to change and will be at the discretion of IIX and the participating individual

Learning Journey


Duration: 2 weeks

Begin your journey with the IIX Institute, our open online course provider. Through a range of impact-oriented courses taught by leading practitioners and industry experts, you will broaden and develop your understanding of what it takes to create, measure, and sustain positive social and environmental impact.

Key Exercise:
Complete 4 virtual IIX Institute courses of your choice. Visit our website to explore course options.


Duration: 1 week

Apply your learnings in real-time through dedicated in-office project work with your team of choice, and explore how IIX brings capital, data, and technology together to create deep impact.

Key Exercise:
Work closely with one of the following teams to gain practical experience:

  • Innovative Finance Team
    Supports the structuring of fixed income products in innovative finance such as the Women’s Livelihood Bond series, carries out sourcing and communications with internal and external stakeholders.
  •  IIX Impact Partners Team
    Conducts Impact Enterprise (IE) and investor outreach, assesses and supports IEs for investment readiness, communicates social and environmental impact of IEs to investors.
  • Impact Assessment and IIX Values Team
    Supports the measurement of IEs social and environmental impact, research and analysis of the Impact enterprise sector in Asia, carries our analysis of data collected within the risk-return-impact framework.
  • Credit Portfolio Management Team
    Performs credit and financial analyses on IEs and MFIs, raises and structures credit facilities and/or investment capital for IEs and MFIs.


Duration: 1 week

Complete your impact leadership journey at IIX with a deep immersion experience. You will have the opportunity to join our Vietnam office on-the-ground as they travel to make connections with local impact entrepreneurs and engage relevant ecosystem partners.

Key Exercise:
Participate in a Vietnam* field-trip to gain on-the-ground impact exposure.

*fieldwork location is subject to change based on availabilities, at the discretion of IIX and participating individual.

Submit an Application

Applications for the Impact Leaders Immersion program are open all year round, where submissions are reviewed on a rolling, first-come-first-serve basis. Only six applicants will be chosen to participate each year.

To submit your application, click APPLY NOW below.

*IIX Foundation is a registered organization and registered Singapore charity dedicated to supporting women across all stages of their journey to empowerment – to transform themselves, their futures and to create a gender equal world for the next generation. IIX Foundation is an exempt organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Your contribution is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Frequently Asked Questions

The non-refundable participation donation of US$20,000 also covers the costs of the online courses and learning resources you will receive during your Inititation period. All other costs, including additional expenses for the field trip, will be borne by participants.

You can submit your application at any time of the year. However, be mindful that only six participants are   selected each year, and will responses will be on a first-come-first-serve basis

For any queries or feedback, please contact us at IIXImpactLeaders@iixglobal.com

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