Join us June 7-10, 2020 in Albany, New York, at the Women’s Leadership Institute at the College of Saint Rose, for The International Leadership Association's 5th Women and Leadership conference. #ILA2020WLC
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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, 3-hour deep dive sessions, and more!
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.
New this year! Deep dive workshops will take place during the breakout session blocks. Spend 3-6 hours developing practical skills such as creating a book proposal or writing a case featuring female leaders. Learn more about this year's deep dive offerings.
Nominations are now open (DEADLINE: 31 MARCH) for awards for: Outstanding Scholarship for Established Scholars or Emerging Scholars; and Outstanding Practice for Local Impact or Broad Impact. The Best Case Award is also accepting submissions through 31 March.
Extended Submission Window for Case Studies. Submit by March 31, 2020
The call for proposals window will remain open past February 1st for Case Study submissions. We invite you to submit (by March 31st) your case study describing a unique decision-focused experience faced by a woman in a leadership role at a specific point in time. The protagonist (person/organization that the case is about) may remain anonymous. Submissions will be considered for the Women and Leadership Best Case Award sponsored by Ivey Publishing.
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."