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WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP INITIATIVE

Engage. Empower. Get involved.

Welcome to WLI

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.

Keynote speakers

We are  proud to have these wonderful individuals 
share their time with us. 

Keli Zinn

Keli Zinn

Deputy Athletics Director

Dr. Jodi Goodman

Dr. Jodi Goodman 

Professor, 
Chambers College of Business

Rochelle Goodwin

Rochelle Goodwin

Senior Associate Vice President for Academic and Public Strategy

Lyon Piano Trio

Lyon Piano Trio

Dr. Mikylah Myers, violin; Dr. Erin Ellis, cello; Dr. Ching-Wen Hsiao, piano

Lilly Ledbetter

Lilly Ledbetter

Equal Pay Trailblazer

Dr. Jena Martin

Dr. Jena Martin 

Professor of Law,
West Virginia University

Cindi Roth

Cindi Roth 

President and CEO of West Virginia University Foundation

Deb Degner

Deb Degner

Executive Coach,
The Leadership Bridges

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"The WLI has enabled me to develop a strong and large network of women who not only encourage me, but also support me." "WLI is one of the best things in my 25 years here at WVU."