Institute for Women’s Leadership Announces July Events

Green Bay, Wis.—The mission of UW-Green Bay’s Institute for Women’s Leadership is to create a community of women and allies who share knowledge and stand together to reduce barriers for women and encourage them to rise to positions of leadership at every stage in their career.

To aid its mission, every month the Institute plans and hosts a monthly series of events, available to members for free and the general public for a small fee. The following are the July events:

  • Rising Together: Caffeinated Conversations—a one-hour morning session focused on networking and sharing knowledge around a timely topic. July’s topic will be “Power of Mentorship.” The session will take place on Wednesday, July 28, 8 to 9 a.m. More details available online:
  • Women Rising: Stories from Experience—a one-hour lunchtime session to hear from a female leader in Wisconsin about her leadership journey, facilitated by lead community partner Bridget O’Connor, O’Connor Connective. July’s “story from experience” will take place on Wednesday, July 21, Noon to 1 p.m., featuring Barb Nick, a savvy former President and CEO of Dairyland Power Cooperative. She has experience in leadership, business development and executive board service. More details available online:

To learn more about the Institute for Women’s Leadership and its mission please visit the website at or contact Executive Director Teri Zuege-Halvorsen at or 920-465-2862.

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 of Women’s Leadership exists as part of the Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement. The Institute seeks to fulfill critical needs throughout Wisconsin and contribute to a robust, more broadly engaged and representative professional workforce and leadership. For more information visit the website






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