IWL exists to develop individual women into leaders
through empowerment, support and connections.

 April 2013


"Our apologies for sending a duplicate newsletter. The one previously distributed incorrectly listed ExactTarget and Defender Direct as confirmed sponsors of the IWL Conference. They are unconfirmed at this time. We appreciate all of our sponsors and want to make sure we are respectful of utilizing all company logos appropriately." 

In this Issue


EMPOWER - Jennifer Browning Holmes to be Keynote Speaker for "Inspiring Women's Night"


SUPPORT - Opportunities to support and be seen at the 2013 IWL BRAND YOU! Conference.


CONNECT - IWL sponsors Mentoring Women's Network and Vicki Perry in June. 

EMPOWERED at this year's Inspiring Women's Night

SAVE THE DATE for the Indiana Fever's annual Inspiring Women Night presented by Merrill Lynch on Thursday, August 8, 2013. 

The Indiana Fever celebrates this special night with a pregame seminar at 5:45 p.m. titled, "Women Matter" led by Jennifer Browning Holmes, President of Integrating Women Leaders and featuring our four honorees; Bridget Boyle, Vice President of Human Resources, Roche Diagnostics; Catherine Foley, Strategic Learning Portfolio Manager, Global Leadership Development Group, Eli Lilly and Company; Debra Hearn Smith, CEO, Girl Scouts of Central Indiana and Katie Peggs, Executive Assistant, Merrill Lynch.

After the seminar enjoy networking, food and drinks in Legends and cheer on the Fever as they battle the Los Angeles Sparks. Tickets are $65 and include the pregame seminar, a Fever game ticket in Legends, food, beer and wine and Sheryl Sandberg's best selling book, "Lean In." 

Tickets will be available to purchase on May 13 by calling Mackenzie Roth at 317-917-3077.

Bridget  Boyle
Bridget Boyle
Catherine Foley
CONNECT with Mentoring Women's Network at their Open House in June
IWL will sponsor the Mentoring Women's Network Open House event as they welcome Vicki Perry, President and CEO of ADVANTAGE Health Solution as their special guest.
Time: June 6, 2013 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Location: WFYI Building, 1630 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis
Cost: Free to MWN members and $15 for non-members
  Vicki Perry photo 
Event Description:
Vicki Perry, President and CEO of ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, has been involved in the health care industry for over 30 years and is responsible for the startup of ADVANTAGE in May 2000. Since the Company's inception, she has led the health plan to achieve the NCQA Excellent Accreditation and reaccreditation, implemented a successful Staff on Loan program, which encourages employees to volunteer 4 work hours per month to community charities, and was runner up for the IBH Health Care Heroes, Health Care Corporate Achievement Award. She was the 2011 Chairperson for the American Heart Association's "Go Red for Women" luncheon and sits on the board for the University of Indianapolis.

Prior to ADVANTAGE, Vicki held various executive positions with Maxicare Health Plans, Inc., a national managed care health plan. With a nursing background, she has a passion for improving the health of our communities and a 'hands on' management approach. Vicki is a graduate of the IUPUI School of Nursing and completed the Duke University FUQUA School of Administration, Executive Management Series.

Come help celebrate the launch of the 2013 Integrating Woman Leaders Conference featuring Vicki Perry as the Opening Keynote Speaker. MWN members receive special conference pricing. 

This kickoff event is open to members and guests. It is free for MWN members and $15 for guests.

This Mentoring Women's Network event is sponsored by Integrating Woman Leaders.



 Seating may be limited.


 Bring a friend!



2013 IWL Indiana's Women Conference
Brand You logo     
DATE: Tuesday, September 24, 2013
TIME: 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
WHERE: Indianapolis Marriott Downtown
350 W. Maryland St., Indianapolis, Indiana
*Not to be confused with the JW Marriott!


Mark your calendar NOW for this all-day conference where women from around the state convene for a day full of educational sessions to empower, support and connect.

Topics will include
  • financial empowerment
  • how to balance generational circumstances in your personal life
  • find out your emotional intelligence
  • health and wellness
  • And one attendee will have an extreme makeover revealed at the end of the day!
  • Plus..... networking opportunities built in throughout the entire day!

You will not want to miss this year!   

Overnight Accommodations available at
Indianapolis Marriott Downtown.
Special conference rate of $189. 

Your chance to SUPPORT the

2013 Indiana Women's Leadership Conference

We love our sponsors! It is the continued support of generous sponsors that help make the IWL Conference the annual success it has become. You or your company/organization may want to consider a sponsorship level for the 2013 IWL Conference. Benefits include:

  • multiple complimentary conference registrations
  • ad space in the conference program
  • day-long exposure to women from all levels of the corporate, entrepreneurial and non-profit industries
  • and more!

We can customize a sponsorship package to meet your needs. Click HERE for more sponsorship details. Contact Scott Horrall (scott.horrall@ml.com) or TJ Couzens (tcouzens@brandxresearch.com) with questions. 


Hurry! To be included in all conference marketing materials, sponsorship deadline is

April 30, 2013.

Conference Sponsors 2013

The IWL Conference is made possible through the generous support of our sponsors.







        Leadership Institute logo      Roche logo                 UnitedHealthCare logo


Bardach Awards        Inside Indiana Business logo


             Zimmer logo

Sponsorship and exhibit opportunities are still available. To see how you can participate at this year's conference, please contact Scott Horrall at scott.horrall@ml.com or TJ Couzens at brandx@research.com for more information. 



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Jennifer Holmes
Integrating Woman Leaders, Inc.