The Women's Leadership Conference Series are international forums on women's issues hosted by Advena World in major American cities (Previous WLCs: New York, NY, Washington DC, Philadelphia, PA; Boston, MA). The WLC- Washington DC will provide the ideal opportunity to meet successful women and your projects and experiences to experts in women's issues, leadership, business, research, healthcare, and entertainment.
The theme of the Women's Leadership Conference series is "Career, Family, and Success- Having It All!"
College of Education
Delaware State University
Women Leadership Honor Award Recipients can be found here
Presenters will engage in informal discussion about their work with delegates. All appropriate materials must be organized by the presenter, including posters, displays, and handouts.
Three Presentation Formats
Previous Honorary Guest Speakers Include:
Graduate Program Director
In consideration of presenters who may be unable to attend a conference in person due to funding or time constraints, they are allowed to submit PowerPoint presentations (with video and/or audio). All virtual
presentations will be uploaded onto the conference website for the duration of the event.
We welcome submissions for presentation in either ORAL, POSTER or VIRTUAL formats. Other forms of presentation will be considered on request. Presenters can request to participate in individual video interviews which are posted online.
Women's Business Owners
Thomas Gulledge, President, Enterprise Integration, Inc. and Professor Emeritus, George Mason University, Alexandria, VA
Jeffrey A. Finkle,President & CEO, IEDC and Former Deputy Assistant Secretary U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Professor Poonam Saxena, Vice Chancellor, National Law University, Jodhpur, India
Marc P. Mealy, Vice President, ASEAN Business Council, Washington DC
Dr. Lorenzo Cherubini,Professor, Faculty of Education, Brock University, Hamilton, Canada
Veronique Salze-Lozac'h, Chief Economist & Senior Director Economic Development, The Asian Foundation, Bangkok, Thailand
Larrie D. Ferreiro, Director of Research, Defense Acquisition University & Award-Winning Author
Women's Leadership Conference Keynotes and Guest Speakers Include:
25-minute Oral Presentation
Each talk is 25 minutes long. Presenters may dedicate
20 minutes to the presentation and 5 minutes for a
questions and answers session. The recommended software to be used is PowerPoint.