Conferences, Workshops, Initiatives

More than 18,000 attendees since 2007 have enjoyed IWLC's nationally-known thought leaders and newsmakers.

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Women of Achievement Bridge & Award Project

Nominations now being accepted for 2019 honorees

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Challenging Corporations to Lead Change

EPIC Corporate Challenge pushes for parity in Iowa

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Connecting Women in Leadership across Iowa

More than 60 companies are members of Women Connect groups across the state

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Developing Leaders Through Dialogue

IWLC helps organizations create structures that help women be successful

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Who We Are

IWLC is dedicated to the development, advancement and promotion of women, their organizations and to impacting the regional economy.

Iowa Women Lead Change (IWLC) is the state’s premier leadership organization for women, offering comprehensive leadership resources including events featuring prominent speakers, statewide networking opportunities, public/private initiatives like the EPIC Corporate Challenge and other important services to advance women’s leadership in all aspects of their lives.

IWLC Offerings Wheel Events

Our events span the state and draw in visitors from all corners of the nation. Learn More Here

IWLC Offerings Wheel Research

IWLC and its sponsors and partners are committed to advancing the cause of women's leadership. Learn More Here

IWLC Offerings Wheel Education

A statewide public-private initiative to grow and retain women at all levels of company leadership. Learn More Here

IWLC Offerings Wheel Solutions

IWLC offers programs that provide practical and tactical strategies for women and companies. Learn More Here

IWLC Offerings Wheel Support

There are many ways to become more involved with IWLC. Learn More Here

Upcoming Events

Siouxland Conference

February 13, 2019 | Sioux City, IA | Sioux City Convention Center

Featuring Jenna Bush Hager
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Quad Cities Conference

March 7, 2019 | Bettendorf, IA | Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center

Featuring Molly Bloom
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Athena + Male Champion of Change Awards Luncheon & Program

April 4, 2019 | Bettendorf, IA | Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center

Featuring Andrea Conner, President, Athena International
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ICR (Corridor) Conference

April 10 - 11, 2019 | Cedar Rapids | DoubleTree Convention Center

Featuring Rachel Hollis and Katherine Schwarzenegger
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2019 Central Iowa Conference

October 9 - 10, 2019 | Des Moines, IA | The Meadows Events & Conference Center

More details to come!
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2019 Dubuque Conference

November 21, 2019 | Grand River Center

More details coming soon!
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At IWLC, we empower, challenge and inspire the women around us.

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