Young Policy Leaders Series: The Young Women Leaders Conference

Thu., May 17, 2018 | 3:30 PM — 7:00 PM

Ida Noyes Hall
Library 1st Floor
1212 E. 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
United States

Sponsored By: Women in Public Policy (WiPP), Latin America Matters (LAM), and Asian Policy Forum (APF)

The Young Women Leaders Conference is a half-day event led by three Harris student organizations: Women in Public Policy (WiPP), Latin America Matters (LAM), and Asian Policy Forum (APF). The event will address the advancement of females in leadership roles, celebrate our progress and tackle the challenges we still face. The conference is comprised of two panel discussions, features six female leaders from across the private and public sectors, and is followed by a short cocktail reception. 

This event is free and open to the public.

Please RSVP. 


3:30-3:45 pm: Opening Remarks       
3:45-4:45 pm: Panel 1 - Leadership in Social Entrepreneurship 
5:00-6:00 pm: Panel 2 - Empowering Women in Social Development
6:00-7:00 pm: Closing Reception for all guests, students and speakers

Featured Leaders


About the Young Policy Leaders Series

Young professionals around the world are leading the charge to making change and finding innovative solutions to address current and complex issues.  The Young Policy Leaders (YPL) Series at Harris Public Policy brings exceptional young leaders making waves in various policy-related fields to campus in order to discuss their work, their journeys, challenges, advice, and what's next.  Featured YPL speakers, typically under 40 years of age, are up-and-comers across government, non-profit, or private sectors with diverse achievements and experience. Members of the Harris community are invited to suggest a speaker at anytime throughout the year.