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Saturday, April 18, 2015

2nd Floor, University Union

Identify. Evolve. Empower

2015 Keynote Speaker

Sarah Elfreth

Government Affairs Director, National Aquarium

Recently named one of Maryland's "20 in their Twenties" by the Daily Record and received a Distinguished Alumni Award from the Towson University Honors College.


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 2015 Conference will be Identify. Evolve. Empower.

Featured topics include.

  • Building your own path
  • Financial literacy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership development
  • Non-traditional career paths
  • What can you do with that major




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 Mahnoor 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. Also through support of T.Rowe Price.








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