15th Annual Women's Leadership Conference Call for Speakers

Things to Know

  • The Women’s Leadership Conference is hosted by the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota and is led by a volunteer team of staff and current MBA students.
  • The conference seeks to inspire women leaders across diverse industries and disciplines, facilitate the development of personal and professional networks, and provide opportunities for leadership development.
  • The 15th Annual Women’s Leadership Conference will take place on Friday, April 26, 2019, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Speaker opportunities are available in two formats:
    • Opening keynote (60 mins)
    • Session presentation, panel, or workshop (60 mins)
  • Speakers are unpaid volunteers who are selected by the WLC planning committee.  Conference registration fees are waived for session speakers.

Important Dates

  • Deadline to submit a proposal: November 15, 2018
  • Notification to applicants: January 4, 2019
  • Final proposals, final bios, and headshots for selected speakers due: February 5, 2019

Speaker Application Instructions