Challenging Corporations to Lead Change

EPIC Corporate Challenge pushes for parity in Iowa

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Eastern Iowa Conference Recap

IWLC Eastern Iowa Conference Celebrates ‘Generation: SHE’ with 1,400 Attendees

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Inspiring business owners

Brooke Murphy opens coffee shop following inspirational IWLC conference

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Engaging Men to Advance Women

Men's Track Programs encourage men to take role in women's leadership

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Propelling Female Entrepreneurs

Peace Tree Brewing wins Invest in She - Des Moines competition

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Who We Are

To inspire leadership growth through education, collaboration, and organizational effectiveness.

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


IWLC takes seriously the importance of collecting reliable data about the state of women in Iowa.

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Offering conferences, workshops and events reaching women 'border to border' in Iowa.

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Upcoming Events

Invest in She - Des Moines

June 9, 2016 | Des Moines, Iowa

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Invest in She - Corridor

June 14, 2016 | The Hotel Kirkwood Center - CR

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Dubuque Conference

October 11, 2016 | Dubuque, Iowa

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Central Iowa Conference

October 27, 2016 | Des Moines, Iowa

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IWLC 2015

Transforming Journeys

IWLC started as many good ideas do - as a promising spark in the minds of a few smart women who saw the need for greater leadership resources in Eastern Iowa and beyond, and decided to make things happen.

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83 scholarships awarded

135+ Corporate Sponsors

$2.6M Dollars Raised (2007–Present)

3000+ Facebook Likes