Mentoring Women's Network Presents:
Pass the Torch for Women 
Relay Event
August 8, 2015
Mentoring Womens Network
Help us reach our goal of 1 Million women and men taking the pledge, declaring they want to make an impact by mentoring, 

inspiring, and empowering women.


1. Take the pledge to pass the torch!


2. Share pledge on social media,          using #PassTorch4Women 

Take the Pledge Here!

Sign up for the Pass the Torch Relay Events Here!

Leadership Indianapolis: 
LEAD Program 
September 18- October 16,
5 Fridays (full-day and half-day sessions)
The LEAD program is designed for emerging and experienced civic leaders who want to be more effective in their community leadership endeavors. Throughout five sessions, Leadership Indianapolis will help you develop and hone the key skills necessary to achieving success in the civic arena, and provide the opportunity to practice them.
Participants will learn to:
  • Build trust among group members
  • Cast a clear and compelling vision for projects, initiatives, etc.
  • Motivate a team to work together and achieve success
  • Develop the confidence to lead with or without authority
  • Manage conflict and stay focused on the mission
Click HERE to register today! 

Indiana Commission for Women 
201 5 N ACW Conference  

Ind. Comm for Women


Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis 

123 West Louisiana Street 

Indianapolis, IN 46225 


The Indiana Commission for Women (ICW) will host the  45 th  Annual Conference and Empowerment Summit for the National Association of Commissions for Women (NACW). Open to  all  women's organizations,  this  three day  conference  offers  workshops in professional skills development, women's issues and creative programming ideas


Learn more and Register HERE!  

Louisville Co nference!
Check out photos from the  
day on our Facebook page HERE

Important Dates   
Upcoming 2015 IWL Brand You Women's Leadership Conference




September 1, 2015


Indianapolis Marriott East 


Recap: "Improvisational Leadership" Networking Event
Thank you Karen Hough of ImprovEdge for facilitating! 

On June 18th, Karen Hough, Founder and CEO of ImprovEdge, energized our IWL network with an interactive presentation on improvisation and creativity. Karen will expand on this topic at the September 1st Conference as one of our keynote speakers!

Indianapolis IWL Women's Leadership Conference 

Register Today! 
What are you waiting for? Take the first step towards "Building Your Best Self" and sign up today!

September 1, 2015 
Indianapolis Marriott East 
6th Annual Conference

Click HERE for more information.

IWL News 

IWL Foundation Welcomes New Board Member! 
Gail Barksdale is the Deputy Director of Athletics & Senior Woman Administrator at IUPUI Athletics. She  oversees the department's internal operations, including several administrative units and athletic teams. In addition to serving as a member of the Department of Athletics' senior management team, she also serves as the Senior Woman Administrator (SWA) to the NCAA and Summit League.  Gail has been involved with IWL for several years, volunteering at the conference and raising funds for our Charity Spotlight Recipients and now we are excited to welcome her onto the IWL Foundation Board of Directors!


We are proud sponsors of WGU Indiana's 5th Birthday Celebration! 

WGU Indiana is celebrating its fifth anniversary this month with events throughout the state. Since it was established in 2010, WGU Indiana has grown from 250 students to 4,100. Chancellor Allison Barber says more than 2,300 students have graduated from the school, and the majority are still living in the state.


IWL Blog Spotlight:
LinkedIn Networking Strategies that Work 
by: Monique Craig, Australian blogger and marketing specialist 


During the last couple of years we've seen an increasing number of recruiters use LinkedIn to research and get in touch with potential candidates. The value of LinkedIn in social recruiting is something all job seekers should be aware of. Their online profiles and behavior on this social network might play a critical role in their professional lives. To maximize your chances for receiving exciting job opportunities, you should start your networking campaign on LinkedIn. Here are top networking strategies for LinkedIn that will help you to effectively reach out to and build relationships with professionals from your industry.


Read more Here!

Thank you to our 2015 Indianapolis Sponsors!

Roche logo


Good Vibes logo
Inside Indiana Business logo

Fineline logo
Bardach Awards

Bose logo


Ind. Comm for Women

Mentoring Womens Network

Thank you to our 2015 Louisville Sponsors!

Mentoring Womens Network

IWL Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. To g ive to the IWL Foundation or become a corporate sponsor of the IWL Brand You Women's Leadership Conference, contact Maggie Anderson, Executive Director, at
"IWL exists to develop individual women into leaders through  
empowerment, support and connections."