Scholarship deadlines approaching for IWLC Eastern Iowa Conference

Mar 14, 2016

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa – Scholarship deadlines for the Iowa Women Lead Change (IWLC) Eastern Iowa Conference on April 26 are approaching for the Professional Track, Men’s Track and College Track programs.

Women and men interested in applying for a conference scholarship should visit the IWLC scholarships page. Deadlines include:

  • March 21 for Professional Track & Men’s Track
  • April 4 for College Track

The April 26 Eastern Iowa conference will be held in Cedar Rapids at the DoubleTree by Hilton Convention Complex. The theme for IWLC’s 2016 slate of four conferences is “Generation: SHE.” Transamerica has continued its role as Presenting Sponsor.

The Eastern Iowa conference features four different tracks for women and men ages 14 and up:

  • Full-day Professional Track session
  • Men’s Track Program, designed for men who are eager to learn more about gender intelligence and how to use that knowledge to have a positive impact in the workplace
  • Half-day College Track for undergraduate college students aspiring to take a meaningful step on their leadership journey and learn more about women’s leadership and career preparation
  • Inaugural Young Leaders Track for high school women interested in pursuing a career in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields.

“IWLC is committed to making its events accessible to as many individuals as possible -- and its Scholarship Program exists to help make that happen,” says Diane Ramsey, IWLC Chief Executive Officer. “Each year, the number of scholarships IWLC is able to award has increased, due in large part to our generous corporate and individual donors who are committed to ensuring that future leaders have access to IWLC resources.”

The IWLC Eastern Iowa Conference boasts a line up of nationally recognized keynote speakers, including:

  • Jessica Herrin, founder and CEO of Stella & Dot
  • Jeffery Tobias Halter, leading expert on advancing women and engaging men
  • Janice Kaplan, author of The Gratitude Diaries, television producer and magazine editor
  • Natalia Oberti Noguera, founder and CEO of Pipeline Angels
  • Alice Brooks, co-founder of Roominate, the company creating mechanical toys for girls 

Conference information and registration is available at

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