Wednesday, March 4 • 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
University Memorial Center at CU Boulder
The Womxn’s Leadership Symposium is a day-long conference created for womxn/womxn-identified staff and students. Get ready to explore a variety of ways to develop authentic and empowered leadership skills! Events include a keynote presentation; breakout sessions presented by CU students, staff and faculty; networking; lunch; and a community-based closing activity to keep your leadership momentum going throughout the semester.
The Womxn’s Leadership Symposium highlights existing CU Boulder leadership resources and provides a place for students, staff and faculty to connect and collaborate.
The Womxn’s Leadership Symposium seeks to explore the variety of ways authentic leadership is present in our communities, empower confidence in leadership styles and practices, and engage the resiliency in tomorrow’s leaders with CU Boulder students, staff and faculty.
Directing My Story into Inspired Action
April Abernethy, CU Career Services
HerStories from the Saddle: The Bike and Social Equity
Kelsey Brackley, CU Bike Program Manager
High-performance Leadership for Women in Male-dominated Industries
Carissa Jaquish-Rocha, Public Safety Program Manager
Paula Balafas, CUPD Police Commander
Supportive Strategies for Working Moms
Namita Mehta, Learning Experience Designer
Sarah Wise, DAT Facilitator
Blair Young, ASSETT Innovation Catalyst
11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Build Your Own House: How to Engage Post-traumatic Growth to Enact Your Career Dreams
Lindsay Lam, Co-founder, Voice Hands Heart
Your Richest Life: Financially Free 2020
Carissa Krug, Purchasing and Receiving Agent
Building Blocks of Asset-based Community Development
Amanda Scuderi and Sophia Surage, CU Volunteer Resource Center
CANCELED: At What Cost? How Much is my Energy Worth as a Woman?
UMC 457 (DSCC)
Elana Benitez, Hall Director