Breaking down barriers.
We are committed to eliminating the barriers that narrow professional opportunities for women, pioneering programs and events, to benefit women with access to experts and supportive networks.
Sharing knowledge and raising women up together
Monthly series featuring distinguished woman from the area
Monthly learning series for women business leaders to take things to the next level
A community of businesses committed to providing support and expertise.
Rising women of promise and women executives unite to leverage their collective knowledge Open to all.
Meet co-founders, Joy & Sheryl
"Our mission with the Institute is to empower women and fulfill the evolving leadership needs of Wisconsin companies and organizations.”
We are lead by a steering committee of university leaders and an advisory board of key community decision makers
We stand together with other area organizations in support of activities and events that fulfill our mission
Cooperating for Strength
Expanding the growth and development of women as leaders with educational opportunities
The Wisconsin Women in Government (WWIG) Undergraduate Scholarship program is designed to provide financial support for women who wish to pursue careers in public service, public administration, or government affairs. Students from a wide variety of majors are encouraged to apply, including, but not limited to political science, government, legal studies, criminal justice, public safety, etc.
We have big plans.
If you have any questions about our vision and mission, please contact Teri Zuege-Halvorsen, Executive Director, to learn more about our plans.