“Inspiring…Great advice, got me thinking about my future.”
“It was the single most significant thing I have done since I have been at TU.”
“It has made me so much more excited for my future after I graduate and all of the opportunities that lie ahead for me as a woman…”
-Comments from WIL 2012 participants
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 pre-conference networking event where a small group of students connect with college deans and conference speakers.
The theme of the 2013 Conference will be Knowing Your Value, Articulating Your Worth. There will be a special focus on personal strength development and salary negotiation.
Current News: Keynote Speaker Announcement
We are excited to announce the Ms. Myrna Cardin will be our featured keynote speaker at this conference. Ms. Cardin's talk "Building a Life with Value: Women’s Leadership Beyond the Corporate Ladder" will explore the lessons she has learned during her involvement in politics, education, and the non-profit community.
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 email@example.com.
Sponsors and Partners:
The Women in Leadership Conference is a collaboration between Towson University’s Career Center, Office of Student Activities, the Center for Applied Business and Economic Research 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