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Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1064
Moscow, ID 83844-1064

Phone: 208-885-2777

Fax: 208-885-6285

Email: wcenter@uidaho.edu

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Workshops

Room Workshop Title Presenter(s) Abstract
Idaho Leading with Vulnerability Tamsyn Stonebarger
WSU
In a world where society tells you to be one way or another, this is an invitation for women to come together and be exactly who they are. When women share their struggles and lift those around them through vulnerability the world shifts.
Gold Finding Power in your Path: Authentic leadership from Three Perspectives Ali Carr-Chellman

Ginger Carney

Shauna Corry
U of I
This workshop presents three stories from U of I academic college deans. These stories illustrate significantly different paths to authentic leadership, but share common themes: service, collegiality, community and discovering leadership styles. Small groups will be encouraged to explore their path to leadership and explore what those personal stories illustrate.
Silver The Power of "And": Identity, Intersectionality, and Authentic Leadership Robin Ebert Mays

Katie Banks
WSU Tri-Cities
Authentic leadership challenges womxn to recognize the value of our own identity and experiences while recognizing the identities, values, and leadership strengths of others. This workshop explores identity characteristics, code-switching, and intersectionality while considering strategies to build an inclusive and innovative community necessary to create a respectful and productive workplace.
Washington Cultivating our Power through Financial Feminism Mary Ellen Brewick

Katie Schiffelbein
U of I
Money provides freedom and choice in creating the lives we want. Many women feel uncertain or uncomfortable when thinking of money as a tool to achieve their dreams. We will introduce financial feminism, dialogue in small groups to share our individual stories and then end with reflective journaling.

Room Workshop Title Presenter(s) Abstract
Idaho What Successful Ideas Look Like: Confronting Bias Mikayla Frey
U of I
Inclusivity goes beyond just having people in the room. It means listening to those diverse voices and actively encouraging contributions from team members. This session will address how unconscious bias effects who we listen to and offer strategies for how we can listen more inclusively.
Gold On the Record: Building a Strategic Relationship with the Media to Share your Expertise Lisa Waananen Jones

Cara Hawkins-Jedlicka

Chelsea Newman
WSU
News stories quote significantly fewer women than men, especially as subject experts and journalists trying to change this have found that women frequently decline interviews. Learn about what to expect from journalists, how to strategically promote yourself as an expert, and why doing this benefits you and the public.
Silver Speaking Your Truth in Times of Peril and Times of Care: A long view of cultivating authentic leadership Rula Awwad-Rafferty
U of I
As we each navigate the highly contextualized maps of our academic landscape, we encounter "The Academy" in its glory, possibility, culture, processes, alliances, and the many bumps in the road. Sometimes, perhaps more than sometimes, we feel embattled and estranged! This session will help participants build resilience and the authentic voice of their own leadership through group explorations relating to, connecting with, and internalizing stories of women of color and immigrant faculty remembering how they navigated the academic landscape.
Washington Cultivating Gratitude and Joy: How to own your stories, live your values, and keep showing up Meg Gollnick
Community Member
This session will include a focus on cultivating authenticity and resiliency in the workplace and in your everyday life. Vulnerability is an act of courage! How can we transform our everyday life experiences (or heartaches) into JOY and find GRATITUDE? Call it your "tribe", your "Circle" or your "Sista's," but let's get to work finding them.

Room Workshop Title Presenter(s) Abstract
Idaho Finding Wonder Woman Calle Pierson

Alexandra Nichols

Karla Blanco
U of I
This session will provide attendees an opportunity to examine their own identity, intersectionalities, and areas of privilege and marginalization. More specifically, it will provide a space to openly explore each individual's identity and how this impacts their experience as a person in a leadership role.
Gold Cultivating Your Personal Leadership Brand Chantell Cosner

Jessie Hockett
WSU
During this workshop, participants will have the opportunity to explore how their values, history, leadership styles, and experiences can converge into the development of their personal brand through a series of hands-on and interactive exercises. Participants will learn about the many ways they can translate their brand into a visual style and will come away with the framework and tools to do so.
Silver Leading through Narratives and Advocacy: Amplifying Our Voices Heather Ramos

Kathryn Manis

Chelsea Ratzlaff

Rasina R. Tanvir
WSU
The goal of this workshop is to uncover and craft personal narratives as an advocacy tool for ourselves and our communities. Participants will move through four stations connecting different forms of narrative from activism and popular culture and consider implications for their personal and professional goals.
Washington Crimson Table Talk: Decolonizing Black Women’s Identities in Higher Education Chioma Heim

Sophia Gaither

Carrie Bullock Ben-Yisrael

Sylvia Bullock

Jessica Samuels

Kenitra Kenney
WSU
As highlighted by activist Rachel Cargle, if you don't fight for ALL Women you fight for NO Women Through a format seen on the "Red Table Talk," we will discuss aspects of the Black Women's experience as higher education practitioners and how women can support with creating inclusive work environments.

Room Workshop Title Presenter(s) Abstract
Idaho Self-advocacy, self-determination and cultivating your own path to leadership Jennifer Magelky-Seiler
U of I
Cultivating leadership is not a new concept in the disability community, leadership is grown though peer to peer support, because people with disabilities often lack traditional leadership opportunities. Come hear how lessons from the disability advocacy movement can be used in your own life to reach your leadership goals.
Gold You’re Doing Amazing, Sweetie! Dr. Jaime Hough
WSU Tri-Cities
What if every "mistake" we've made is a crucial signpost on our path of optimal joy and success? This is a celebration of your journey which reframes each "wish I had" to an "I'm so grateful that!" This workshop is rooted in supporting womxn and our unique leadership styles.
Washington Identities in Transition: Considering academic identify in contentious times Xyanthe Neider
WSU
Using a combination of spoken word and academic prose, this speaker will complicate the construction of professional academic identity. The purpose is to illuminate a model of mentorship that moves beyond token representation and provides audience members with a model for critical self-reflection in service to multiple constituencies.

Room Workshop Title Presenter(s) Abstract
University/Empire/Palouse Paying it Forward – A Tribute to Kelly Ward Lauralea Edwards

Melanie-Angela Neuilly

Leeann Hunter

Brenda Barrio
WSU
Dr. Kelly Ward was instrumental in past Women’s Leadership Conferences and an inspiring leader, mentor, and champion for women right up until her untimely death in July 2018. Kelly recognized the little things were really the big things. It was common for her to send short notes encouraging the women around her as well as leaving thoughtful small tokens of appreciation for people. She embodied a practice of mentoring that consisted of slowly and persistently teaching women to believe in themselves. In this closing plenary, a panel of four women will reflect on how Kelly mentored them, how they are paying tribute to her legacy, and engage participants in small group activities. This tribute in action will guide participants to identify strategies for how they will carry what they’ve learned throughout the day forward in line with the conference theme of cultivating authentic leadership.

Contact Us

Memorial Gym Suite 109

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1064
Moscow, ID 83844-1064

Phone: 208-885-2777

Fax: 208-885-6285

Email: wcenter@uidaho.edu

Meet Our Staff Map