Join us June 7-10, 2020 for ILA's 5th Women and Leadership Conference, a live online virtual event, hosted by the International Leadership Association and the Women’s Leadership Institute at the College of Saint Rose. Follow us at #ILA2020WLC. The theme this year is Leading Differently: Capacity Building, Knowledge Sharing, Intergenerational Networking.
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Become part of a community of leadership educators, students, researchers, coaches, business owners, managers, and elected officials and share, enhance, and expand your knowledge and practice of leadership. The conference features keynote speakers, an array of concurrent workshops and panels, featured sessions, and more!
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Registration fees includes an all-access pass to the LIVE ONLINE VIRTUAL conference including keynotes, concurrent sessions, featured workshops, conversations with..., and virtual tours to Seneca Falls and the Albany Pine Bush Preserve. Your all-access pass also includes immediate access to conference recordings as soon as they are uploaded and for 30 days after the close of the conference
Kehkashan Basu, iconic youth leader, global influencer, and environmentalist is a trailblazer who has been challenging the status quo and social strictures that impede the progress of future generations. A powerful voice for future generations, she has spoken at over 125 United Nations and other global fora across 25 countries. Learn more about Kehkashan Basu.
Hadeel Mustafa Anabtawi, We Empower Winner and DVF international awardee, is a social entrepreneur in the children & girls empowerment field. She founded The Alchemist Lab in 2012 in Jordan to empower children with the skills they need to explore themselves and the world around them with confidence & determination. Learn more about Hadeel Mustafa Anabtawi.
Phyllis Feder is the owner of Clinton Vineyards and Winery, a leading agricultural
producer in Dutchess County, New York. In her 80s, she is the most senior owner and operator of a vineyard in the state. A Democratic insider, she has a deep well of experiences mentoring and leading related to wine, women, and politics. Learn more about Phyllis Feder.
Ambassador Suzan Johnson Cook
President & CEO of Charisma Speakers; Former United States Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom
Joanne Ciulla, Professor and Director of the Institute for Ethical Leadership, Rutgers University Business School
Jean Lipman-Blumen, Thornton F. Bradshaw Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Organizational Behavior at CGU’s Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management
Barbara Kellerman, James MacGregor Burns Lecturer in Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School
Annette Richardson, Former Special Advisor to the Under Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women
Georgia Sorenson, Leadership Scholar & Fellow, Moller Institute, Churchill College, University of Cambridge
Visit the online session guide and visit the online concurrent session guide to plan out the workshops, panels, roundtables, and presentations you'd like to attend live. Remember, your all-access pass gives you access to all recording for 30 days following the conference.
New this year! Featured workshops will take place during the breakout session blocks. Spend time developing practical skills such as creating a book proposal or writing a case featuring female leaders. Learn more about this year's featured offerings.
Enjoy valued, focused networking opportunities while exploring the unique history and beauty of the co-host's community. Learn about our virtual tour of Seneca Falls, NY site of the famous 1848 Seneca Falls Convention.
At the conference, an award will be given for the Best Women and Leadership Case, sponsored by Ivey Publishing. This year's awards for best scholarship and practice have been postponed until the next face-to-face women and leadership event.
Joanne Barnes is Dean of the Graduate School and Professor in the Department of Leadership Studies at Indiana Wesleyan University.
Lisa Thomson is Chief of Staff at The College of Saint Rose.
Yolanda Caldwell is the Director of the Women's Leadership Institute and BOLD Women's Leadership Network at The College of Saint Rose.
Carol Clyde Gallagher is Assistant Professor of Organizational Leadership at Cottey College.
Learn more about ILA's Women and Leadership Community
(16 December 2019) For ILA Women and Leadership member community leader Karen A. Longman the desire to invest in a meaningful cause and a sense of calling have shaped a career of teaching and research that has focused on leadership development for women and people of color working in faith-based higher education.
(18 October 2019) Lynne Devnew's story as a pioneer woman leader at IBM where she worked for 23 years before making a career shift into academia in her forties offers valuable lessons for young women moving into leadership positions and inspires all women leaders to keep pushing to break the barriers that women face.
(12 July 2019) In this article, Parminder Vir OBE blogs about her experience keynoting at #ILA2019WLC in June. She shares highlights of her presentation and what happened next at "the most unusual conference I have had the pleasure of attending."