FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the program commitments?
By applying for Ellevate Squads, you’re committing to supporting a group of professional women in reaching their goals. They in turn will provide you the sa...
Thu, 13 Jun, 2019 at 5:01 PM
Is there a program cost?
Ellevate Squads is a benefit included in Achiever, Innovator, and Executive Council Ellevate memberships. You must be an Ellevate member to participate in t...
Thu, 6 Jun, 2019 at 3:24 PM
How do you pick each Squad?
At Ellevate, we believe that our differences make us stronger and the same core belief holds true for Squads. We strive to create Squads that are diverse, b...
Thu, 13 Jun, 2019 at 5:46 PM
I applied for a Squad! When can I expect to hear about if I'm in one?
If we've matched, we will introduce you to your Squad approximately two weeks before your first meeting. You will receive a notification via email conf...
Mon, 8 Jul, 2019 at 5:46 PM
What is the difference between Global and Local Squads?
All members interested in joining a Squad must tell us on their Squad application if they would like to be placed in a Global or Local Squad. You may select...
Thu, 13 Jun, 2019 at 5:55 PM
How do I use Zoom?
To join your weekly Squad meeting, you will need to download a software that runs on your computer, but you do not need to create an account. You can access...
Mon, 8 Jul, 2019 at 5:51 PM
My Squad isn't what I expected - can I switch?
Unfortunately, once all Squads are picked and introduced to each other, it's difficult to make changes, unless there's an obvious swap or opening ...
Fri, 14 Jun, 2019 at 1:09 PM
What if my schedule changes?
We match you with a Squad based on the meeting times listed on your application. If anything changes with your schedule during the application period, you c...
Thu, 6 Jun, 2019 at 3:36 PM
What happens if I want to leave my Squad?
If you feel your Squad isn't appropriately diverse or you can no longer commit to weekly meetings, please reach out to your Squad Mod. They will be abl...
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019 at 9:24 AM
Why should we use video during weekly meetings?
Anyone who has been on a conference call knows there’s a balance in speaking up and listening - you want to avoid awkward silences, you don’t want to speak ...
Thu, 6 Jun, 2019 at 3:38 PM