The 4th Annual Women’s Leadership Institute (WLI) strives to raise awareness on issues women face in leadership and to provide opportunities for students, staff, and faculty. The theme for this year’s conference is Visionary Women: Champions of Peace and Nonviolence. We will also be offering three track options for participants: Women Impacting Change, Know Your Worth, and Career Women.


Friday, March 15, 2019
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

For location details see the full schedule.
If you have any questions please email wgerc@fau.edu


For Students:


The 4th annual Women’s Leadership Institute (WLI) will allow students from all of FAU’s campuses to get informed, empowered and involved with the challenges that women in leadership face. Students will hear from a diverse and powerful group of speakers from the FAU and surrounding communities share their expertise, resources, and personal experience to help students succeed in their future endeavors. Choose the breakout sessions that appeal most to your goals and interests, check out the vendor session to learn more about organizations that support women, and learn more about the initiatives your peers are developing at our poster session. Click on the link below to register today and learn more about the impact women in leadership are making at FAU and beyond!

Faculty/Staff:


For the second year, WLI will also provide opportunities for staff and faculty to benefit from this institute! Attendees will be able to participate in breakout sessions for staff/faculty where guest speakers will discuss the specific ways women can approach leadership roles and how women’s leadership overall can impact their career development as well as the students we oversee. Register today to learn more about women’s leadership on campus and how it affects faculty and staff!

REGISTRATION

SCHEDULE

Friday, March 15, 2019
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

TIME SESSION / TRACK TITLE BUILDING ROOM
9 – 9:45 a.m. Opening session
All
Opening Session
Dr. Corey King & Cecilia Peters
Barry Kaye Hall (KH) 102
10 – 10:45 a.m. Breakout Session 1
Impacting Change
Women at Work: New Media and Old Attitude College of Business Phil Smith Hall (BU) 410
10 – 10:45 a.m. Breakout Session 1
Impacting Change
Where are you from again? Navigating Gender and Leadership through the Lens of An International Student College of Education (ED) 112
10 – 10:45 a.m. Breakout Session 1
Career Women
7 Actions Aspiring Women Leaders Take Fleming Hall (FL) 401
10 – 10:45 a.m. Breakout Session 1
Knowing Your Worth
Eloquent Rage: A Black Woman's Guide to Know Your Worth Fleming Hall (FL) 424
10 – 10:45 a.m. Breakout Session 1
Career Women
How Successful People Lead Student Services (SS) 222 - Owls Care
11 – 11:45 a.m. Breakout Session 2
Impacting Change
The Sister Circle: Surviving & Thriving in Academia Through Scholarly Sister Support General Classroom South (GS) 107
11 – 11:45 a.m. Breakout Session 2
Career Women
How to Get What You Want....The Art of Negotiation General Classroom South (GS) 118
11 – 11:45 a.m. Breakout Session 2
Knowing Your Worth
Rewriting the Narrative Student Services (SS) 222 - Owls Care
Noon – 1 p.m. All Lunch, Vendor, and Poster Session College of Business (ED) Sean Stein Pavilion
1:15 – 2 p.m. Breakout Session 3
Impacting Change
The Male Feminist College of Business (BU)
Phil Smith Hall
112
1:15 – 2 p.m. Breakout Session 3
Impacting Change
Size Inclusive Leadership College of Business (BU)
Phil Smith Hall
411
1:15 – 2 p.m. Breakout Session 3
Knowing Your Worth
The Importance of Women in Science Alumni Center Great Hall
1:15 - 2 p.m. Breakout Session 3
Career Women
FBI and Women in Technology College of Business (BU)
Phil Smith Hall
210
1:15 - 2 p.m. Breakout Session 3
Career Women
Becoming Unstoppable: Empathy as a Superpower College of Business (BU)
Phil Smith Hall
409
2:15 – 3 p.m. Breakout Session 4
Knowing Your Worth
3 Rules to Building a Successful and Sought After Personal Brand College of Business (BU)
Phil Smith Hall
307
2:15 – 3 p.m. Breakout Session 4
Knowing Your Worth
LGBTQ Womxn and Folx: Maintaining Authenticity in Various Spaces College of Business (BU)
Phil Smith Hall
409
2:15 – 3 p.m. Breakout Session 4
Impacting Change
Seeing Beyond Ability College of Business (BU)
Phil Smith Hall
410
2:15 – 3 p.m. Breakout Session 4
Career Women
Emotionally Intelligent Women in the Workplace: Challenges and Opportunities Alumni Center Great Hall
3:15 – 4:30 p.m. Closing Keynote
All
Closing Keynote
Dr. Ladee Hubbard
Social Science Building (SO) 250

2019 SPEAKERS

 

Keynote Speaker

Ladee Hubbard, MFA, Ph.D.

Ladee Hubbard received a BA from Princeton University, a MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and a PhD from the University of California, Los Angeles. She is the author of the novel The Talented Ribkins which received both the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence and the Hurston-Wright Legacy Award for Debut Fiction. Her short fiction received a Faulkner-Wisdom Creative Writing Award and has appeared in numerous literary journals including Virginia Quarterly Review, Callaloo, Guernica and Copper Nickel. Her nonfiction appears in The Times Literary Supplement. She is a recipient of a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers Award and has received additional fellowships and grants from the Sustainable Arts Foundation, MacDowell Colony and Sewanee Writers Conference, among others. She lives in New Orleans.

Opening Session

Corey A. King, Ed.D.

Dr. King is the Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management. He is responsible for all aspects of student life, promoting a campus culture that embraces academic excellence, social and personal development and civic responsibility. The departments/offices within Student Affairs & Enrollment Management is structured into several functional areas: AVP/Dean of Students, Health & Wellness, Student Outreach & Diversity, Enrollment Management, Housing Operations/Shared Services/Finance, FAU Career Center, and the Center for Global Engagement (collaboration with Academic Affairs). Dr. King is also the chair of the State University System (SUS) of Florida Council of Student Affairs. He is an Associate Graduate Faculty with the department of Educational Leadership and Research Methodology within the College of Education.

Dr. King holds a Bachelor of Science in Curriculum & Instruction and a Master of Science in Higher Education Administration/Student Affairs from Florida State University. He received a Doctorate of Educational Administration & Leadership from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

 Last Modified 3/14/19