Women's Leadership Conference


Each spring, the Women's Leadership Conference brings together an intergenerational audience of professional women, many of whom are alumnae and students, to discuss the personal and professional challenges facing women in the 21st century.

The 2011 Women's Leadership Conference will be on Friday, April 8, 2011 on GW's Mount Vernon Campus. The 2011 Conference will focus on the topic of Women’s Health and Well-being and is presented by The George Washington Alumni Association, Office of the Associate Provost-Mount Vernon Campus, and the Elizabeth Somers Center.

For more information, visit the Women’s Leadership Conference website or contact the Mount Vernon Campus Office of Academic Affairs at 202 242-6697.

The Women’s Leadership Conference brings together speakers and presenters from various professions, disciplines, and backgrounds. Past speakers and presenters include:

  • Eleanor Clift, Newsweek contributing editor and author
  • Cissy Baker, MVC BA '78, president & CEO, Access Washington
  • Patricia D. Gurne, LAW JD '69, managing partner, Gurne, Porter and Baulig, PLLC
  • Michele V. Hagans, GWSB MBA '94, president, Fort Lincoln Realty Company
  • Cokie Roberts, newswoman and author
  • Helen Thomas, journalist