Women C-Suite Leaders to Open
ILA's 4th Women & Leadership Conference

Karen Clark Cole Denise Raquel Dunning Parminder Vir OBE Moderator: Liza Howe-Walsh
Karen Clark Cole Denise Raquel Dunning Parminder Vir OBE Liza Howe-Walsh

What is it like to be a woman in the C-Suite?

In this opening plenary panel, leaders will share insights from their experiences leading a variety of organizations while touching on stakeholder relations, developing the next generation of women leaders, and working to benefit local and global communities. Learn more about our amazing plenary panelists!


When: 16-19 June 2019

Where: 1440 Multiversity a modern retreat center nestled in the redwood forests between San Jose and Santa Cruz, California. Conference attendees who stay in the ILA room block enjoy an all-inclusive experience with on-campus wellness activities, three meals a day, and parking. Rooms in the ILA block begin as low as $140.
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Come explore hot topics
at the conference including:

  • Global Perspectives on Women and Leadership;
  • Leadership Development in Adolescent Girls;
  • Mentoring, Mindfulness, & Resilience;
  • Overcoming Roadblocks & Transcending Leadership Barriers; and
  • Women and Power - Increasing Access & Effectiveness.

Create your schedule via the
online concurrent session guide.

ILA Conference Presenter   Documentary Film Screenings Each Night - Followed by Discussion   Networking and Reconnecting at an ILA Conference

100+ Speakers
Learn from a wide selection of skills-focused workshops, provocative panels, stimulating symposiums and presentations, and conversation-rich roundtables. Create your unique schedule through our online program.


Documentary Films
Each night, conference attendees are invited to watch a documentary film, then engage in a discussion with one of the women involved in its making. This year's films are: This Changes Everything; Algeria: Women at War; and Miss Representation.


Interact with conference participants who share your focus, profession, and passion. Expand your global network and find new colleagues via the conference agenda's many networking opportunities.


Maximize your organization's exposure and show your support for women and leadership by becoming a conference sponsor or advertiser. All sponsorships include complimentary registration(s) to the conference. Contact Bridget Chisholm at +1.202.470.4818 x103 or bchisholm@ila-net.org to discuss a sponsorship that meets your organization's needs or visit our sponsor webpage for more information. Reservations for advertisements in the program book are also being taken. Contact Debra DeRuyver at dderuyver@ila-net.org for details.

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The ILA is the largest worldwide community committed to leadership scholarship, development, and practice. We accomplish our mission to advance leadership knowledge and practice for a better world through the synergy that occurs by bringing together our members and partners; collectively having a multiplier impact on leadership and change. For twenty years the ILA has convened extraordinary talent across sectors, cultures, disciplines, and generations. Learn more at www.ila-net.org.

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