“My experience at IWLC was a key influencing factor in where I am today.”
“Being part of IWLC, we have the chance to support each other, learn from each other, engage in mentoring, and continually grow . . . ”
“Little did I know that a call to a complete stranger would begin a journey filled with new friends . . .”
“As a community volunteer, I believe volunteer services benefit the entire community on an immeasurable scale. Thanks to IWLC, I feel empowered to do more . . . ”
“I was blessed with the opportunity to work with an amazing cadre of women leaders in developing the highly successful inaugural Iowa Women’s Leadership Conference . . . "
“The just-released SHE MATTERS report documents women’s impact on the Iowa economy, but also reveals serious challenges. Read the report and help IWLC improve the status of Iowa’s women and girls!”
"Picture it: Iowa City, 2009. A local company announces it is closing its doors and 60 solid publishing careers will be cut short, including mine..."
"Through the years I had attended gatherings where women would say, ‘You know, there should be more women in politics...'"
Mark your calendars NOW for IWLC's annual fall leadership event in Central Iowa, and watch our website for more details!
Presented by the Carrie Chapman Catt Center at ISU, Ready to Run™ is a non-partisan, campaign training program designed to recruit and train women in Iowa to run for elective office or become involved in public life as leaders in their communities.
Women's Connection and Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois invite you to hear Olympic Gold Medalist Shawn Johnson and her mother, Teri Johnson, speak on the topic "Believe in Your Dreams," as part of the 2013 Young Women of Achievement Awards presentation.
Several speaker presentations and other April conference materials are now available online. Learn more...
IWLC's latest project is designed to tell us more about how women lead. Learn more...
More than 900 women attended the April 23-24 IWLC conference. Check out the photos from the first day, April 23, below. Watch for more photos coming soon! Learn more...