Women's Leadership Retreat

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“Lifting As We Climb: Empowering Women Through Community and Leadership”

March 29-30, 2019

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.


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. Transportation will depart from the Student Center at 4 pm Friday and will return there on Saturday at 4:30 pm. Registration will begin at 4:30 pm on Friday afternoon.

Registration Deadline: March 23, 2019 (No registrations will be accepted on site).

Participant Registration Fees: $20**
** 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 for scholarships due: March 13, 2019

Statements will need to be emailed to Rebecca Dycus at rdycus@siu.edu.Participants will be notified by March 19, 2019, if their statement was accepted and their registration fee will be paid.

Cancellation/Refund Policy:  No refunds will be issued.

Registration Options:

Register Online

Register by phone with a VISA, Discover, or MasterCard bu calling Conference and Scheduling Services at 618/536-7751.

Fax Registration Form with credit card payment information to 618/453-5680 or email to  conferenceservices@siu.edu