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Schreiber Institute for Women's Leadership

Let's Rise Together

When women rise, we all rise.

The mission of the Schreiber Foods Institute for Women’s Leadership at UW-Green Bay is to advance women both personally and professionally at all stages of their career by educating, inspiring, and providing networking opportunities to create a strong and equitable workforce.

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Professional Pathways

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

Planning Big
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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.

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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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Actionable Insights

We conducted an in depth Women's Career Development Survey and shared the results in July 2021. Our goal was to reflect a wide swath of working women in many fields. 

Explore the Data

How the Institute Began

In 2019, Bridget Krage O’Connor and then UW-Green Bay Chancellor Sheryl Van Gruensven, were both independently envisioning the development of more women’s leadership resources in Northeast Wisconsin. O’Connor Connective launched its social enterprise, The Connective: A Place for Women in Business, to advance women leaders as a part of the company’s strategic communication and consulting services. At the same time, Van Gruensven and her UW-Green Bay colleagues began work on an Institute that would provide leadership development for women in line with the mission of the University. The two efforts came together in 2021 in what is now the Schreiber Foods Institute for Women’s Leadership at UW-Green Bay. Read a more detailed story about the women making it happen.


Meet Our new
Executive Director

"I am extremely excited to take on this new role and work alongside many influential women who continue to support and elevate other women. To me, leadership is not only about impact but transformational changes that inspire, empower and enhance the narrative of leadership to include more women who look like me."

Pa Lee Moua
PhD Leadership Studies

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Learn More

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

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