WILC Agenda


Time Description
6:45am - 8:15am Registration and Breakfast
8:15am - 8:35am Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • Taylor Anne Adams, 2023 Women in Leadership Conference President
  • Barbara Ostdiek, Senior Associate Dean of Degree Programs and Professor of Finance and Statistics

8:40am - 9:30am

Opening Keynote Speaker

9:45am - 10:40am

Panel Session 1

Rising Tides Lift All Boats

Leading With Purpose and Passion

10:55am - 11:50am

Panel Session 2

Battling Burnout

A Woman in the Workplace

11:50am - 1:00pm


1:00pm - 1:50pm

Workshop Block 1

Men as Allies

  • Aaron Limonthas, Vice President, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Shipt 
  • W. Brad Johnson, Professor of Psychology, United States Naval Academy
  • David Smith, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business

Speed Networking Session 1

  • Janet H. Moore, Director of Communication Program, Senior Lecturer, Rice Business

Building Your Personal Brand

  • Katie Baird, Executive Coach and Founder, Baird Coaching

Pivoting at Any Point

2:00pm - 2:50pm

Workshop Block 2

Men as Allies (continued)

  • (see above)

Speed Networking Session 2

  • (see above)

Power & Influence

Be Your Own Advocate

3:00pm - 3:45pm

Closing Keynote Speaker

3:45pm - 4:00pm

Closing Remarks | Owl Award

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Closing Reception



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