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 A force of women

Women's Leadership Conference

April 25-26, 2014

Kim Norwood

Opening speaker

Kim Norwood

Kim Norwood is author of "Color Matters: Skin Tone Bias and the Myth of a Post-Racial America" and a professor of law and of African and African-American studies at Washington University. She is the founder and co-director of a mentor program for the black law studentsat Washington University.

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A presenter speaks in a dinner settingAbout the conference

Women leaders are a “force of nature” when it comes to perseverance, endurance and producing successful outcomes. Missouri State University's first Women's Leadership Conference will explore women’s roles and their impact in all walks of life including business, sports, education and health.

A conference attendee visits a sponsor tableSchedule

Sessions will explore:

  • How successful women stay grounded and keep paying it forward to future generations
  • Current relevant trends in personal and professional development
  • Balancing day-to-day pressures of a career and maintaining a healthy work-life balance

Diversity and Inclusion bannerMaximize your travel budget

Take advantage of an adjacent professional development opportunity by attending the Statewide Collaborative Diversity Conference April 24-25 in PSU.