Institute for Women’s Leadership Plans to Educate, Enlighten and Empower During Women’s Virtual Retreat May 6

Green Bay, Wis.— Women of Wisconsin, get ready to be inspired! UW-Green Bay’s Institute for Women’s Leadership is hosting an all-day virtual Women’s Retreat on Thursday, May 6, from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.—an inspiring day of conversation, advice and shared experiences for women and others in Northeast Wisconsin.

Sessions are planned to educate, enlighten and empower women, featuring established women leaders and executive coaches from the community and the state.

To register for the retreat, please visit our webpage:

Robyn Davis, CEO of Brown County United Way, will discuss the topic of “Social Change and Leadership.” Davis is an experienced executive with a demonstrated history of working in the program development industry. She is skilled in nonprofit organizations, coaching, conflict resolution, event management and team building. Prior to joining Green Bay United Way, Davis was president of Freedom House Ministries, Inc, a not-for-profit serving homeless families and children. She has a bachelor’s degree in English and sociology and a doctorate in law.

Chris Kann, owner and president of Chris Kann Coaching will share “Four Secrets to Sustainable Success” during the second session. Kahn has over 30 years of business experience, including time in corporate marketing positions and as an entrepreneur. She has always felt called to the world of business, loving every minute of her time at the University of Wisconsin-Madison while receiving her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business. After spending more than a decade in public and private companies, Kann started her first business, and connected with her true calling as an entrepreneur. As a Registered Corporate Coach™, Kann brings her knowledge of the ups and downs of corporate environments, career transitions and work/life challenges to her sessions with clients. She believes that the best way to be an exceptional leader, business owner or manager is to know yourself.

Courtney Booth, owner and president of Booth Leadership, will lead the third and last session called “Uncover Blocks and Live into Your Strengths: Empowered, Energized and equipped During Adversity.” Booth is a gifted leader and dynamic believer in people who can help strengthen teams and develop new leaders. The goal of her company is to ignite the power of people using an interactive and engaging coach approach to leadership development through workshops and coaching. Booth Leadership offers a proven strategy for developing leaders who LIVE more passionately, LEAD with more clarity and WORK with greater skill and focus. Booth has a bachelor’s in agricultural journalism.

The retreat will deliver executive coaching for wherever women and others are in their careers. Cost for the retreat is discounted if you are a member of the Institute.

To learn more about the Institute for Women’s Leadership, please contact Executive Director Teri Zuege-Halvorsen at or visit the website

To register for the retreat, please visit our webpage:

About the Institute for Women’s Leadership Institute
The Institute for Women’s Leadership was established in 2021. Located at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, the Institute provides participants the opportunity to expand transformational leadership skills, building a leadership a pipeline for Northeast Wisconsin. The Institute both embraces the Wisconsin Idea and serves the core and select missions of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in its commitment to inclusion, civic engagement, educational opportunity at all levels, and community-based partnerships. The Institute seeks to fulfill critical needs in the region and contribute to a robust, more broadly engaged and representative professional workforce and leadership. For more information visit the website

About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Established in 1965, UW-Green Bay is a public institution serving 8,970 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students and 79,604 continuing education enrollees each year across all campus locations. We educate students from pre-college through retirement and offer 200+ degrees, programs and certificates. UW-Green Bay graduates are resilient, inclusive, sustaining and engaged members of their communities, ready to rise to fearlessly face challenges, solve problems and embrace diverse ideas and people. With four campus locations, the University welcomes students from every corner of the world. In 2020, UW-Green Bay was the fastest growing UW school in Wisconsin. For more information, visit


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