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Surge: the Power of Women

Friday, April 26, 2019
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Learn how to harness your unique power at the 15th annual Women’s Leadership Conference, “Surge: The Power of Women.” No matter where you are in your career path or stage of life, you have the potential to build momentum from the ground up. Surge will give you the tools you need to reach new heights and to inspire others to embark on a similar journey.

Register to Attend

WLC Keynote Speaker Dr. Mariano

Morning Keynote: Dr. Connie Mariano

Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy (retired)

WLC Keynote Speaker Cathy Smith

Inside the Boardroom Speaker: Cathy Smith

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Target

WLC About

About the Conference

Since 2005, the Women’s Leadership Conference has helped women develop into effective leaders. Participants network with peers and select from a wide array of sessions designed to suit any personal or professional interest. The conference also features prominent thought leaders as keynote speakers as well as expert presenters from across the vibrant Twin Cities business community.

MBA Candidates take on Female Leadership

As part of the Women's Leadership Conference, we asked seven MBA candidates from the Carlson School of Management what female leadership means to them.

Become a Sponsor

Sponsors of this event make a big impact on the diversity initiatives at the Carlson School of Management.

Bulk Tickets

Interested in buying tickets in bulk? For more information, email Katy Fischgrabe at kfischgr@umn.edu.