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Office of the Provost

Women's Leadership Institute

Schedule of Events

April 26th, 2017
University of South Carolina, Russell House

Embrace, Navigate and Lead:  Be the Change

The WLI features workshops, interactive presentations and a networking luncheon centered on promoting greater awareness of the challenges and opportunities women face as they seek to achieve a work/life balance.


Time Event Location
8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Registration, Light Breakfast and Networking Russell House Ballroom
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.


Keynote Speaker: Provost Joan T. A. Gabel

Russell House Ballroom
10:00- 10:30 a.m. General Session:  Dr. Dennis Pruitt Russell House Ballroom
10:45 - 11:30 a.m. Concurrent Session 1 Various
11:45 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch Russell House Ballroom
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Speaker: Melanie Huggins Russell House Ballroom
2:15 - 3:00 p.m. Concurrent Session 2 Various
3:15 - 4:00 pm Concurrent Session 3 Various
4:15 - 4:30 p.m. Wrap-Up and Door Prizes Russell House Ballroom
4:30-5:30 p.m. Networking * Russell House Ballroom



* Network after the Event

Join us for a networking opportunity after the WLI.  Light appetizers will be provided.