The Startup Ladies 
Startup Study Hall
Sponsored by IWL Foundation

January 20, 2016 
IWL Office 

Featuring Dr. Lisa Hoverman, Indiana's SBIR/STTR program specialist from Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann's Office of Small Business and Entrepreneurship. 

The Startup Ladies (formerly called The Launch Ladies) host this event to discuss how for-profit startups can secure federal funding.

Registration opens in January. Learn more at

Get connected with Mentoring Women's Network
January Open House

January 21, 2016 
IWL Office 

Featuring Ann Murtlow CEO of United Way, who will share her perspective of how mentoring impacted her life and her career. 


Women of Distinction Luncheon
Hosted in partnership with Skyline Club and Progression Partners

February 9, 2016 
Skyline Club 

Join us and expert panelists to discuss successful women in leadership and the proven strategies they have used in their careers to help them Stand Up and Stand Out.

Space is limited. Register HERE.

Beyond the Baseline 
Free NCAA Networking Series

Taking Care of You! 
January 26, 2016
More information  HERE.

Risking It All
February 25, 2016 
More information   HERE .

March 14, 2016 
More information  HERE.

Join the NCAA throughout the celebration of the premier women's collegiate sporting event, the NCAA Women's Final Four. This series of three happy hour events will feature some of the city's most influential women.

Louisville Conference 
Early Bird Registration Opens January 4th!

Don't miss the opportunity to attend the March 24, 2016 Louisville Conference at a discounted rate. 

Early bird pricing from January 4th - 31st at

Featured Keynote Speakers:

Karen Hough
Founder & CEO 

Barbara Sexton Smith
Chief Liaison
Compassionate Schools Project

#GivingTuesday Results
Christi Anderson Personal Innovation Award Scholarship Fund 

This holiday season we asked you all to donate in support of the Christi Anderson Personal Innovation Award.  We set a goal to raise $1,000 and we are thrilled to announce that we exceeded our goal and raised a total of $1,620!

Thank you to all who contributed. The funds will go to another remarkable recipient in 2016.

Laura Apple, 2015 Scholarship Recipient, shown here with Christi's family.

Recap: Mentoring Women's Network
December Monthly Mentoring Chat 

Featuring Jennifer Browning Holmes
Founder & Board President, IWL Foundation
CEO, Central Logic

The full audio interview with Jennifer is available  HERE!

Interested in Sponsorship Opportunities? 

To become a corporate sponsor, please  contact Executive Director, Maggie Anderson at

Happy Holidays from the IWL Team!
Thank you to our 2016 Louisville Sponsors!


Thank you to our 2015 Indianapolis Sponsors!



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