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Institute for Women's Leadership

Rise Together

Breaking down barriers.

We are committed to dismantling barriers that limit professional opportunities for women by providing educational programming, events, access to experts and supportive networks that propel women forward.

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2022 Women's Survival Summit

**Save the Date**
Tuesday & Wednesday, April 26 & 27, 2022
In-Person: Landmark Resort, Egg Harbor

Join us for two essential days in Door County. We will share as more summit details are finalized. Please check back.

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Sharing Knowledge Workshops

Sharing knowledge and raising women up together

Learn Together
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Women Rising: Stories from Experience

Monthly series featuring distinguished woman from the area

Be Inspired
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Rising Together: Caffeinated Conversations

Monthly learning series for women business leaders to take things to the next level

Let's Learn

Become a Business Member

A community of businesses committed to providing support and expertise.

Positioning for Success

Become a Member

Rising women of promise and women executives unite to leverage their collective knowledge Open to all. 

Networking for Solidarity

Creating Future Leaders

Dedicated to creating future leaders, who represent our communities and insure a healthy, fully-engaged society. Together, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment. All individuals are welcome to participate in activities, events and programs offered by the Institute for Women’s Leadership.
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Our Leadership

We are lead by a steering committee of university leaders and an advisory board of key community decision makers

Joining Forces

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Standing Together

We stand together with other area organizations in support of activities and events that fulfill our mission

Cooperating for Strength

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Certificates & Credentialing

Expanding the growth and development of women as leaders with educational opportunities

Planning Big

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Meet Melissa Borowicz

Business Member, CEO & Owner of The Utech Group

Changing People's Lives

Business Member, Melissa Borowicz is the CEO and Owner of The Utech Group, a business consulting firm that specializes in change management, organizational development and customized leadership and team training. Driven by the mission to change people’s lives, The Utech Group works with organizations to break down relational barriers that limit performance and growth. With over 30 years of experience, The Utech Group helps organizations create lasting, meaningful change. 

Create Lasting Change
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the Future

Meet Co-founders, Sheryl & Joy

"Our mission with the Institute is to empower women and fulfill the evolving leadership needs of Wisconsin companies and organizations.”

Read Their Vision
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Learn More

We have big plans.
If you have any questions about our vision and mission, please contact the Institute for Women's Leadership to learn more about our plans.

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