$2,736 raised for

IWL is proud to say that during our 2017 Louisville Conference, we raised $2,736 for Maryhurst, Inc., a local nonprofit that p rovides treatment programs for severely traumatized children who may be victims of sexual, physical, and/or emotional abuse. To learn more about Maryhurst visit .

From Inspiration to Impact

Thursday, August 31, 2017 
JW Marriott 

Join us for a full day of connecting, discovering, and growing as leaders. This year's Indy Conference will be better than ever with a new location, quality content, and tracks that work for YOU. We can't wait to see you there!

Early bird registration opens May 1!
Price: $359

Learn more about the conference  HERE.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 
2:00 - 3:00 PM 
Online Webinar 

Ms. Cox has over 19 years of experience in multiple aspects of strategic planning, consulting and marketing communications with emphasis on organizational process improvement and implementation.  

Shamara is a founding member of the Indiana Black Chamber of Commerce, serves on the Indianapolis Zoo Supplier Diversity Council, Skyline Club Women's Advisory Board, Beacon of Hope Crisis Center Advisory Board, and Purposeful Living InC Advisory Board. 

Cost: Free
Register  HERE.

Panel Discussion: Myths vs. Facts-Managing Business with Technology, with NAWBO members:

Moderated by WAVE 3.

Register  HERE.

Learn by exchanging ideas, sharing concerns and discovering expertise from the women sitting next to you.


Dana Allen , System Vice President of Marketing, Norton Healthcare
Jackie Keating, Chief Development Officer, Dare to Care Food Bank

More Information  HERE.
Interested in Sponsorship Opportunities?

To become a corporate sponsor, please contact Jen Tornatta, Director of Events, at

Your donation will help us to equip women with the tools to connect, grow and advance as leaders.

Get a Glimpse of the 2017 IWL 
Louisville Conference!
Themed "I Got This!" 

On Thursday, April 20th, 400 women and men came together to work on their professional and personal development in Louisville.  It was a powerful day and attendees walked away with tangible tools for growth.

Themed "From Inspiration to Impact"

August 31, 2017
JW Marriott

Early Bird Registration Opens 
TODAY, May 1!

From May 1 - May 31, you can register for the 2017 IWL Indy Conference for the discounted price of $359! On June 1, the regular price to register will be $380.  Be prepared for big changes at this year's conference - staying true to the quality of content you expect and energy you remember...but better than ever. We're in a new location, we have improved tracks and the largest selection of sessions we've ever offered. You won't want to miss it!  

*To reserve your table of 10 at the price of $3,500  ($350 per person), contact Jen Tornatta at

To Take Advantage of Early Bird Registration
(only available during the month of May)
Visit NOW!

To learn more about the conference visit

Special Announcement:
2017 Indy Keynote Speakers 

Linda Babcock 

James M. Walton Professor of Economics,  Chair of the Department of  Social and Decision Sciences, 
Carnegie Mellon University
Jodi Bondi Norgaard

Founder & Former CEO, Dream Big Toy Company, 
Entrepreneur, Speaker, Activist
JB Norgaard Enterprises
Ginger Graham

Former President & CEO,
Amylin Pharmaceuticals
Board of Directors

Our theme for May is Embracing Change! With the change in weather, people are coming alive.  Every day is a chance to try something new. We challenge you to pick one thing that you've been wanting to change in your life, and focus on that this month. Try something new! You'll feel refreshed and happy to get out of your routine. Let's get to work and take on May - and all the change that comes with it.

Thank you to our 2017 Indianapolis Sponsors!




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Bardach Awards
Thank you to our 2017 Louisville Sponsors!


And our Community Partners:

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