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The 2025 Leadership Invitational (Dates Coming Soon) is an all-inclusive, regenerative leadership experience designed to empower, encourage and engage individuals in bringing their personal leadership to their communities. 




Begin each day with sunrise walks and poolside yoga.  Delight in the grace of Curaçao's natural beauty while nestled in a seaside villa high above the Caribbean waters. Enjoy local fare prepared by our private chef.



 Through a carefully curated  collection of island experiences (think snorkeling, art galleries and and beach hopping), discover renewed energy for the coming year.



 As each year brings new promise, what promises will you need help with? In this intimate group setting, explore issues, trends and answers specifically with you in mind. Schedule your private consultation with Executive Coach,  Angela Durham and make 2025 your best year ever. 


This fun, all-inclusive, five-day regenerative leadership experience is designed to empower, encourage and engage individuals in bringing their personal leadership to their communities. The Invitational is a resource for people who have had to navigate tremendous change over the past several years and provides concentrated space to focus and realign one's resources with the changing landscape. Participants will meet with Angela before arrival to discuss personal goals and provide a context for the 5 days of leadership-level briefings, personal reflection, group feedback and action planning to come. During the Invitational, participants are hosted in a luxurious, private villa in Curaçao while enjoying daily cultural excursions and delicious local fare prepared by our chef!



Wonderful things WILL happen!

  • Explore new opportunities for personal leadership

  • Identify personal and professional priorities

  • Explore new tools for energy and focus

  • Strengthen resources for personal resilience

  • Develop a personal roadmap for the coming year

  • Expand their personal support system

If you have questions about if this is a good fit for you, please schedule a call!

Take a peak at the most recent itinerary to get a glimpse of what next year's has in store!

Arrival Day:

Bon Bini! We convene at 4pm at Curaçao's Hato International Airport. Our driver will transport us to a private villa overlooking the Caribbean Sea.  Get to know your island mates Dushi-Style with a casual reception and welcome dinner.

Day 1:

Enjoy waking up to the sounds of the island‘s brightly colored Trupials before taking a lap in our private pool. Relax with coffee and fresh pastechi while getting to know your colleagues before heading into our topics for the day. In case you’re still wondering what’s on everyone’s mind, we’re talking about Thriving! If change is a constant, then how do we help our people stay grounded, focused and thriving in the coming year? How do we overcome conflict to inspire and empower others? Throughout the coming week we‘ll explore how the latest in neuroscience and positive intelligence can accelerate your leadership success in the coming year.

The afternoon is reserved for private reflection exercises before venturing over to Cas Abao Beach, cited as a Top 10 Beach by National Geographic Magazine.

Day 2:

Still decompressing from the holidays? Wondering what’s next? Reinvigorate yourself with morning yoga followed by fresh brewed coffee and seasonal fruit while overlooking the beautiful Caribbean. Our day‘s discussions invite us to focus on what‘s shifted and what needs to be reevaluated in the coming year.

Later that afternoon, we venture into the popular and historic Pietermaai District, home to the Kura Hulanda Museum. 

Day 3:

We continue to encourage bold visioning with the support and guidance of small group discussions. Together we reflect on the strategies needed to support our visions. We gather feedback and evaluate action plans to challenge our thinking and mitigate our own saboteurs. Of course we take advantage of local culture, shopping and dinner hopping on the famed Mambo Beach.

Day 4:

Morning sunrise is my favorite time to reflect. Join me for a cup of coffee or to simply take in the ocean views. This is the day where we lay out our plans for the coming year.

Our final evening together will be a celebration for sure! A 5 course masterpiece of a dinner, served by Chef Brandon, will give us ample opportunity to acknowledge the magic of the moment.

Day 5:

We celebrate our great work together by attending the opening parade for Carnaval 2024 followed by dinner hopping in the ever-popular Pietermaai! 

Departure Day:

Departure day. We’ll say fond farewells over morning breakfast before boarding group transportation to the airport.


As a Result of Attending this 5-day Residential Program, Leaders...

  • Examine and explore their leadership agenda for the coming year;

  • Identify habits that will sustain their personal and professional priorities;

  • Develop a personal roadmap for the coming year;

  • Gain a mutual support network with ongoing Intervision Sessions.

"I am excited to build upon the draft plan after having taken the much needed break in Curacao, and realize where I need to focus my efforts. I am so optimistic for the year ahead as a result of the Women's Invitational!"

CG, US Dept. of Commerce
  • What is included in the program fees?
    The 2024 Leadership Invitational is a six night, 5 day, all-inclusive program held in a private villa on the island of Curaçao. It is holistic experience designed to awaken bold vision and inspire clear, decisive action. The learning journey is a carefully curated set of activities beginning with an Individual Discovery Session and a Small Group Orientation prior to arrival followed by 10 hours of Small Group Coaching, reinforced by daily cultural experiences while onsite and concluding with a Small Group Intervision to support ongoing development and accountability 30 days post return. Program fees inclusive of coaching, daily activities, lodging and meals total $7,250.
  • What are the key features of the Invitational?
    So glad you asked! This is what is included in the residential invitational: Six nights of lodging, meals and group transportation 10 hours of onsite small group coaching Individualized Discovery Planning Session Post Program Support Session Daily cultural excursions
  • How do I reserve my spot?
    A deposit of $500 is due upon registration. An additional payment of $1,000 is due December 1, 2023 with the final balance of $5,750 due on or before January 5, 2024. This schedule allows us to finalize contracts with local partners ensuring the best experience possible.
  • Do you accept company sponsorships?
    Yes, of course! Companies frequently sponsor executive coaching for their leadership teams. We have provided a Program Description that you can use for reimbursement.
  • Is this program tax deductible?
    Individual tax situations vary. Please consult your own financial consultant for details. As of September 2023, the IRS offers these guidelines. (
  • What if my company wants to do more to support our team's development?
    That's a great question. The Invitational is a wonderful introduction to our EPIC Leadership programs. We are available for team offsites, strategic planning sessions and key note speeches focusing on these and other topicsrelated to Empowered Leadership, EPIC Resolution for Conflict, Mental Fitness,and Leadership Presence among others. In addition, we provide leadership program succpocerta In certain instances, we can offer a discount for multiple registrants from the same employer. Please contact Angela directly at to discuss this and other opportunities for 2024.
  • What if I have last minute changes to my calendar?
    Please address cancellations or changes by email to For written cancellations received by 5pm ET, November 10, 2023, there is a 100% refund of fees paid. There is a 50% refund prior to November 24, 2023. There is no refund for cancellations received on or after November 25, 2023 due to contracting obligations. To avoid cancellation and trip charges, please consider adding Travel Protection to your registration. Plans include coverages for the cost of your airfare, program and other related expenses. Learn more about Travel Protection Plans at
  • Will I need my passport and any special visas?
    As of this writing, U.S. citizens can enter Curaçao with only their passport. If you are not a U.S. citizen or arriving from a non-U.S. location, please check for additional requirements at and .
  • Other questions?
    Contact us directly at


We'll be staying at the luxurious Dushi Villa, located by the Caribbean Sea. The exquisite interior and exterior spaces of this 5 bedroom villa provide panoramic sea and mountain views and is located in the most beautiful part of the island.

Villa Cas Abou Bathroom
Villa Cas Abou Pool
Villa Cas Abou Bedroom
Villa Cas Abou Dining View
Villa Cas Abou Dining
Villa Cas Abou Bedroom 2


The 2024 Leadership Invitational is hosted by Angela Durham of Redwood Consulting Partners. She has been a tireless advocate for inclusive leadership development through programs such as CALIBR Global Leadership Symposium, Paradigm for Parity®, Pacesetters for the Financial Women's Association and OASIS at Rutgers University.

As to why companies should invest in this offering, Angela reminds us, "Each year we face new priorities and subsequent challenges. This program gives leaders valuable time to recalibrate and make sure that their strategic vision will make the impact they want.“

Redwood Consulting Partners provides executive coaching and leadership consulting to teams around the world. For more information, please contact us at


Leadership Invitational - Curaçao 2025
Leadership Invitational - Curaçao 2025
Date and time is TBD
Curacao, The Netherlands


Are you excited about this opportunity to REFRESH, REFLECT AND REFOCUS for a fresh start in 2025? Maybe you still have some questions about this event or if it's a good fit for you. I'm happy to answer any and all your questions! Just click the button below to book a call.

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