Session 1: Wednesday, January 8, 2021, 8:30 am-2:00 pm, Younts Conference Center
“What is Leadership”
Dr. Margaret Oakes, Professor of English, Department of English
“CliftonStrengths Discovery: Your Unique Strengths”
Kim Keefer, Director of the Shucker Center for Leadership Development
Session 2: Wednesday, January 22, 2021, 8:30 am – 2:00 pm, Younts Conference Center
“Propelling yourself and the community”
Maegan Azar, Associate Professor of Acting and Directing
Dr. Shaniece Criss, Assistant Professor of Health Sciences
Session 3: Thursday, February 6, 2021, 8:30 am – 2:00 pm, Younts Conference Center
“Create Awareness, Cultivate Openess”
Dr. Beth Pontari, Associate Provost for Engaged Learning and Professor of Psychology
Dr. Virginia Gerde, Department Chair and Professor of Business and Accounting
Session 4: Wednesday, February 19, 2021, 8:30 am – 2:00 pm, Younts Conference Center
Dr. Cynthia King, Department Chair and Associate Professor of Communication Studies
Dr. Meghan Slining, Assistant Professor of Health Sciences
Graduation: Wednesday, February 26, 2021, 6:00 pm till 8:00 pm, Younts Conference Center
The tuition investment for the Women’s Leadership Institute is $1,695.
Each of our five seminars includes cuisine from our award-winning chef from Bon Appetite. The graduation includes a reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks.
Yes, continuing education credits will be awarded to all participants enrolled in WLI and are calculated based on the number of hours that you participate in the conference.
We are happy to assist with any hotel arrangements. There are several hotels near Furman University and most include a special reduced rate for those visiting the school. Please contact Sam Tisdale for more information at email@example.com or (864) 294-2156.
There are a limited number of partial scholarships available. To apply for a scholarship, please complete the application form.
Dress for WLI is business attire.
WLI is held on the Furman University campus. Directions will be sent to all participants prior to the first seminar. There is complimentary, convenient parking adjacent to our meeting locations.