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2013 Women and Leadership – Transforming America: Women and Leadership in the 21st Century

In our 1st year, Women and Leadership is the only leadership conference of its kind in Idaho. Attendees drew from throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond.   Welcoming both women and men, our conference format combines keynote presentations from accomplished women leaders in a variety of fields, skills-based training sessions that focus on professional development, and morning and evening reception events that enable attendees to connect with their peers and develop their personal networks. Conference Highlights.

Conference Presentations


From Success to Significance
Bonnie McElveen Hunter

Surviving My Biggest Mistake, Seizing My Greatest Opportunity (Panel)
Wendi Strong, Teresa Carlson, Tami Longaberger, Dr. Pat Johnson

Fifty Years of Feminism: Where Do We Stand?
Dr. Stephanie Coontz

Sandra Day O’Connor

Leading on the Diagonal in a Vertically Challenged World
Deanna Oppenheimer

Lady in the Locker Room: The Bare Truth
Karen Crouse

The Sexy Lie
Dr. Caroline Heldman

The Only Taboo is Silence: Censorship and Self – Censorship in a World that Needs the Voices of Women
Alexandra Fuller

Ten Things We Should Tell Our Daughters: An Irreverent Take on Women’s Lives
Anne Taylor Fleming

Women and Risk: A Conversation
Barabra Morgan

A Conversation: Idaho Women Pacesetters
Luci Willits, Dee Sarton, Nancy Lemas, Senator Cherie Buckner-Webb, Chief Justice Linda Copple Trout

How Hollywood Treats Women
Lynda Obst

Conference Sponsors

INL- Battelle Energy Alliance || Perkins Coie || Givens Pursley || St. Luke’s || &th Judicial District Bar Association || Stoel Rives || Perkins Coie Foundation || Mr.& Mrs. Newal Squyres || 6th District Bar Association || Dr. Russell F. McKinley || Mr. & Mrs. Steven E. Carr || Boise, Inc. || Blue Cross of Idaho || Idaho Council for History Education || The Grove Hotel || Idaho Statesman || Oppenheimer Companies