Women’s Leadership Conference

Women’s Leadership Conference

Adelphi’s annual Women’s Leadership Conference is a powerful day of learning and networking, where exceptional alumnae and community members across industries share experiences and advice on how to thrive in today’s ever-changing world.

The 2023 conference, which will be held on Saturday, March 25, is themed Defining Leadership for Our Lives, Our Careers, and Our Communities.

Conference Schedule

Register today to participate virtually or in person.

Time Activity
11:45 am Check-in and Networking Welcome Reception
12:30 pm Kick-off Session
1:45 pm Networking Break
2:15 pm Breakout Session I:

  • Self-Advocacy: What No One Ever Taught Me (hybrid option)
  • Leadership and Parenting: Mothers Know Best
  • Ethical Leadership: The Increasing Importance of Doing the Right Thing
3:15 pm Networking Break
3:45 pm Breakout Session II:

  • Finding Your Leadership Style: What Kind of Leader Are You? (Hybrid)
  • Stemming the Tide: Advancing Women’s Leadership in Underrepresented Fields
  • Building Your Brand
4:45 pm Networking Cocktail Hour
6:00 pm Awards Celebration & Keynote Dinner

All participants will have the opportunity to take a LinkedIn headshot during the conference and will have access to utilize the TypeFocus Assessment. The TypeFocus will help you understand your unique behavior profile, identify areas of strength, and know your personal values. The link for your TypeFocus assessment will be provided upon registration.

Need to access your TypeFocus results, log in here.

Adelphi University Women's Leadership Conference 2023: Defining Leadership for Our Lives, Our Careers and Our Communities

It was an inspiring day of learning and sharing with remarkably successful women leaders and their allies.

LeeAnn Black ‘83 Chief Operating Officer at Latham & Watkins | Co-Chair of 2022 Women’s Leadership Conference

The conference, co-hosted by Adelphi’s Advancement and External Relations, Office of Student Affairs, and Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, is open to the public as well as members of the Adelphi community including students, alumni, faculty, staff, parents and friends of the University.

The Women's Leadership Conference is part of the Leadership Certificate Program for current Adelphi students.


Adelphi University welcomed more than 350 participants at its fifth annual Women's Leadership Conference on Saturday, March 26. The day of learning, empowerment and career networking was held in the newly renovated Ruth S. Harley University Center on Adelphi's Garden City, New York, campus.

Empower Future Women Leaders

The newly established Women’s Leadership Fund will support the annual Women’s Leadership Conference, ensuring robust programming and underwriting the cost of attendance for Adelphi students, as well as providing leadership activities, professional development, and other opportunities that support the growth and empowerment of Adelphi women.
Women’s Leadership Conference
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Phone Number
Nexus Building, Room 200
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