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The WVU Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) empowers and engages women on campus, helping them achieve their full professional potential and form a community within which the participants can initiate valuable new relationships.

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Spring 2022 Events

Events are open to all members of the WLI and will be held via Zoom unless otherwise noted on the calendar. Meeting links and details will be sent to members via email.


     
  • Feb
    7
    Noon
    Patrice Harris: "The Power of Mentorship and Advocacy: Supporting the Next Generation of Women Leaders"
  • feb
    11
    11 a.m. Joyce Miller: "Protecting Our Mental Health: Links Between Depression and Women Leaders"
  • feb
    11
    6 p.m.

    WVU Women’s Gymnastics, Women’s Empowerment Meet ( in-person event)

  • feb
    16
    Noon Deb Degner: "Mastering Difficult Conversations"
  • feb
    24
    1 p.m.

    Tracey Beckley and Vicki Smith: "Reflections: Leading Through Crises"

  • feb
    28
    4 p.m. Christine Grant: "Broadening Participation and Success for Women in STEM"
  • mar
    1
    Noon

    "How Did I Get Here? A Conversation with University Women Leaders About Successfully Navigating the Administrative Labyrinth" 

  • mar
    2
    6:00 p.m.

    Author Spotlight: Renee Nicholson will discuss her latest book, Fierce and Delicate: Essays on Dance and Illness, Mountaineer Room, Mountainlair  ( in-person event )

  • mar
    4
    9 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

    Jena Martin: "The Art and Science of Negotiation, Fitzsimmons Events Hall, College of Law" ( in-person event; registration required)

  • mar
    9
    Noon Jessica Deshler: "My Leadership Journey"
  • mar
    23
    Noon
    Deb Degner: "Creating a Growth Mindset"
  • mar
    29
    1 p.m.

    Kim Bobby: "Working with a Premier Academic Search Firm: Pulling Back the Curtain for Your Next Leadership Role" 

  • mar
    31
    4 p.m.

    Ashleigh Coren: "What does a leader do: Learning from Women's History" 

  • apr
    7
    10 a.m.

    Laura Seybold: "The Power of Succession Planning and Building Your Legacy"

  • apr
    10
    2 p.m. Nina Assimakopoulos: "Faculty Recital"
    Bloch Hall, WVU Canady Creative Arts Center ( in-person event)
  • apr
    12
    Noon

    Jennifer Knight Davis: "My Leadership Journey"

  • apr
    19
    Noon

    Amy Kittle: "My Leadership Journey"

  • apr
    21
    7 p.m.
    WLI 10-Year Anniversary Celebration  ( in-person event; RSVP required)
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* The WLI will continue to follow the University’s guidelines for in-person gatherings and networking events. An announcement will be sent via email if an event is canceled, rescheduled, or moved to an online format.

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