Check back soon to see the schedule and learn more about the 2019 Tippie Women Summit!
The conference mission for the 2019 Summit is Resiliency – more details to come soon!
In 2000, WIB held the first Women’s Leadership Conference, which convened under the theme “Living the Life of a Leader: A Work in Progress.” That year, and each subsequent year, this conference has been a focal point of interaction between WIB members, professionals in the Iowa City community, as well as some of the most influential women in America. Past speakers include Kathi Seifert – Executive Vice President at Kimberly Clark, Ruth Harkin – Senior Vice President of United Technologies Corporation, and Dr. Carol Scott-Conner – head of surgery at University Hospitals. Past speakers have also included local entrepreneurs who run some of the most successful businesses in Iowa City.
In 2003 WIB received the prestigious University of Iowa Hawkeye Award for Most Outstanding Program of the Year. Over the years, the conference has provided attendees from diverse backgrounds with opportunities for inspiration and reflection as they learn from other women about their leadership journeys.