Women's Leadership Retreat

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“Lifting As We Climb”

April 7-8, 2017

Join us for two days of leadership enrichment and personal development as we work to build closer bonds with one another through interactive discussions and networking sessions.

Contributing Departments to make the conference a success are the Center for Service Learning and Volunteerism, the Division of Student Affairs, New Student Programs, the Society of Women Engineers, the Success in Engineering Through Excellence and Diversity and the Women’s Resource Center.

Conference Schedule: The conference schedule is still being created at this time.

Program Location: Touch of Nature Environmental Center.
*Transportation will be provided for those who are in need. Please make sure to mark that you will need transportation on the registration form.

Registration Deadline: March 31 2017 (No registrations will be accepted on site).

Participant Registration Fees: $10** (Ropes Course: $10 additional fee)
**Includes conference materials, refreshments, lunch and transportation (if needed).

Scholarship Opportunity:
**Participants do have the chance to have their registration fee paid for by writing a short statement, no longer than half of a page to answer the following questions:

  1. What do you expect to gain from attending this leadership retreat?
  2. How will you use what you learn at the retreat to contribute to the SIU Community?

Statements will need to be emailed to Leslie Brock no later than March 22, 2017 to be considered for the scholarship. Participants will be notified by March 27, 2017, if their statement was accepted and their registration fee will be paid.  

Cancellation/Refund Policy:  No refunds will be issued.

Registration Options:

  • Participants: Register online
  • To register by phone with a VISA, Discover, or MasterCard call Conference and Scheduling Services @ 618/536-7751
  • Fax registration with credit card payment information to 618/453-5680 or email