2016 Women Leaders Conference

Join us on March 25, 2016 for a day of inspiring education at the 7th Annual Women Leaders Conference.

Hosted by the UWM School of Continuing Education, the event kicks off at the Pfister Hotel in downtown Milwaukee from 9am-5pm. The conference celebrates women who have pioneered their fields and uncovers their proven methods for success. Attendees will learn from accomplished women, discover what inspires them and harness the energy to empower themselves. In addition to the energizing keynote presentations, there will be ample opportunities to network with colleagues while enjoying a variety of educational seminars and panel discussions.

Keynote Speakers

Bethenny FrankelBethenny Frankel
Bethenny on Business: The Skinnygirl Story
You’ve seen her on TV, read her books, and tasted her food and drinks, now get the real story from the woman herself. Bethenny Frankel, founder and CEO of Skinnygirl, reality television personality, talk show host, author, chef and entrepreneur, will give us the real scoop on how she achieved business success. Learn her story along with tips and insight that you can use in your own career.


Lauren ManningLauren Manning
Unmeasured Strength: Making Every Day Count
Gain inspiration and courage to overcome challenges in your life from Lauren Manning, former managing director and partner at Cantor Fitzgerald and survivor of the September 11th terrorist attacks. Manning is the author of best-selling memoir Unmeasured Strength, and currently serves as co-founder and chief strategist for YouBoard.net and managing director at Golden Seeds, a leading early-stage investment firm focused on woman-led companies.

Registration opens on Nov. 16, and will be $375/person.

2015 Conference Recap
The March 20, 2015 conference was a great success! Many thanks to the over 480 participants who joined us for a day of inspiration and empowerment.

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Contact Jan Allen, Director, Management and Leadership Programs, at allen3@uwm.edu, 414-227-3219 or Mary Piwaron, Program Manager, at mgv@uwm.edu or 414-227-3216.