2019-04-12

2019 Women’s Leadership Institute

December 09 – December 12, 2019
Amelia Island, Florida

The Women’s Leadership Institute is the premier professional development program for women who aspire to be senior leaders in higher education.

In its 14th year, the Women’s Leadership Institute provides an experience that offers strategies for women to succeed in the higher education profession. Participants include women from facilities and operations, administration, auxiliary services, student affairs, recreation, and libraries who share a passion for the profession and plan to lead with lasting impact.

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About

Be a part of a special program for women seeking to become leaders in higher education administration and student affairs

Coproduced by several higher education associations, this unique program will bring together administrators from across campus functions to help you:

  • Hone your leadership skills for working in a rapidly changing environment
  • Develop a better understanding of the campus as a workplace and culture
  • Share experiences with others about how campuses are adapting and adjusting to the new reality
  • Create new personal networks and networking skills to better tap the higher education community

Through presentations, small-group exercises, and discussion, you will gain a practical understanding of what it takes to be a leader on a college or university campus—both the challenges and the rewards. Examine the unique roles, skills, and relationships needed to lead as higher education faces and deals with the most challenging period in 50 years.

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Audience

This event is most likely to influence these groups.

  • Mid-Level

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Schedule

The schedule was designed to provide participants with interactive and engaging programming, opportunities for deeper discussion, and networking.

The schedule is currently under development and subject to minor changes.

Mon, Dec 09

12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Registration Open
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Pre-Institute Workshops
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Institute Opening and Keynote
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Networking Reception

Tue, Dec 10

7:00 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Registration and Bookstore Open
7:15 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions I
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Morning Keynote
10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions II
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Plenary Session
12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Lunch
1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Afternoon Keynote
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions III
4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions IV
6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Dinner and Association Gatherings

Wed, Dec 11

7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.ml
Registration and Bookstore Open
7:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions V
9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Morning Keynote
10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Plenary Session
12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Lunch
1:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions VI
3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Roundtable Discussions
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions VII
8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Bonfire and S'mores

Thu, Dec 12

7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Registration and Bookstore Open
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Community Review: Paying it Forward
9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Closing Keynote
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Oceanfront Brunch

Registration

We invite you to register for the 2019 Women's Leadership Institute. Please note: If registrants are not a member of one of the partner associations, they will be invoiced for the difference between the member and nonmember fee prior to the institute.

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Registration

Early-Bird
04/24/2019 to 09/20/2019
Regular
09/20/2019 to 12/09/2019
Members
$799
$999
Non-Members
$999
$1,199

Questions?

Tiki Ayiku
Assistant Vice President for Professional Development
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Phone: (202) 719-1184

Speakers


  • Sarita Brown

    Sarita Brown

    President
    Excelencia in Education

    Speaker Bio

  • Colette Pierce Burnette

    Colette Pierce Burnette

    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Huston-Tillotson University

    Speaker Bio

Sponsors


f you would like to exhibit or sponsor at the 2019 Women's Leadership Institue or have any questions, contact Kristie Jerde by phone at 218-280-7578 or via email at [email protected] The deadline for sponsorships and exhibiting opportunities is November 1, 2019. Click here for the exhibit and sponsorship application.

Venue


The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
Amelia Island, FL

Hotel reservations also may be made by calling the reservations department at 888.239.1217. Rates are available until capacity using group name "Women's Leadership Institute 2019."  Make reservations before October 29, 2019.

Please note that valet parking is available at $18 per day.

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Hotel Room Rate/Night
The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
4750 Amelia Island Parkway, Amelia Island, Florida 32034
(904) 277-1100
$180 - Single/Double
  • Travel

    The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island is located 28 miles from Jacksonville International Airport (JAX).

  • Weather

    Temperatures in Amelia Island in December are around 68 degrees F during the day and 50 degrees F in the evening. As the conference gets closer, please visit the Weather Channel for more information.

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