Today's Conference Starts at 9am in the Chesapeake Rooms, University Union, 3rd Floor.

Conference Overview

The Women in Leadership (WIL) Conference increases the leadership capacity of female students and prepares them for success in the workplace. This is a selective event, only 100 students nominated by deans, faculty members or staff, are invited to attend. Students participate in a full-day conference with workshops presented by alumnae, local businesswomen, and Towson faculty. The program also includes a post-conference networking event where a small group of students connect with college deans and conference speakers.


The theme of the 2014 Conference will be DIY: Declaring An Independent You.

Featured topics include.

  • Financial literacy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Non-traditional career paths
  • What can you do with that major?


Current News: Now Selecting Conference Speakers

In order to select the best qualified engaging presenters, there is no open call for presenters for this conference.  However, if you are a professional who feels like you would be a great match and are passionate about connecting with female students, please feel free share your idea with us. Special preference is given to Towson Alums. Download our Call for Presenters for more information.


Key Objectives:
This conference will help students:
1. Network with successful women including TU alumnae and community leaders
2. Gain an understanding of some of the issues that women face in various career paths
3. Explore a variety of career paths, especially ones where women are underrepresented or have difficulty obtaining leadership positions
4. Learn essential career development skills such as resume development, interview strategies, and salary negotiation


Information For Students

This conference is limited to 100 students and is invitation only.  If you are interested in attending and would like more information on securing a nomination, please contact Marie at


Sponsors and Partners:
The Women in Leadership Conference is a collaboration between Towson University’s Career Center, Office of Student Activities, the Honors College, the Office of Development and the Women’s Resources Program in the Center for Student Diversity.

Towson's Women in Leadership Conference is made possible through the generous support of








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