Challenging Corporations to Lead Change

EPIC Corporate Challenge pushes for parity in Iowa

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Propelling Female Entrepreneurs

Invest in She Contestants Bank $180,000 in 3 Years

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Eastern Iowa Conference Recap

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

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Developing Leaders Through Dialogue

IWLC helps inspire Liz Mathis to be a legislative leader

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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

Siouxland Conference

February 16, 2017 | Sioux City, Iowa - Sioux City Convention Center

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Eastern Iowa Conference

April 26 - 27, 2017 | DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Complex

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Dubuque Conference

October 12, 2017 | Grand River Center

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Central Iowa Conference

October 26, 2017 | Des Moines, Iowa - Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center

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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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123 Scholarships awarded

135+ Corporate Sponsors

$2.6M Dollars Raised (2007–Present)

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