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The Women's Leadership Symposium will serve as a forum for University of Miami students to gain insight on how to become an effective leader in our community. The objective is to utilize the talent in the community as a resource for our UM students while identifying the day-to-day triumphs and challenges women face in the professional, college, and community spheres.
Event Information
Date: March 21, 2015
Time: TBA
Location: Student Activities Center

We will incorporate additional innovative activities including stress-relief meditation, self-defense, and dance therapy classes as a way to improve student well-being.  Our ultimate goal is to provide students with the tools for a sense of empowerment through awareness of their individual identities.  In addition, this year we will place an emphasis on the importance of community engagement and providing women the tools and knowledge they need to become active citizens and perpetuate change.
Schedule of Events
Time Session
9:00-9:45 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
9:45-10:30 a.m. Leadership Style Test and Ice Breakers
10:30-11:30 a.m. Key Note Address
11:35 a.m.-12:25 p.m. Workshop 1
12:30-1:20 a.m. Workshop 2
1:20-2:20 p.m. Networking Reception with Lunch
2:20-2:50 p.m. Team Builders or Classes 1
2:55-3:25 p.m. Team Builders or Classes 2
3:30-4:00 p.m. Closing Address
Workshop Topics
Wellness Classes
Keynote Speaker
Closing Speaker
Registration information for WLS will become available in Spring 2015.