Mar 17, 2023

KWU's Women in Leadership set for March 30; registration open

Posted Mar 17, 2023 1:49 PM


Registration is now open for Kansas Wesleyan University's Women in Leadership Conference.

The event will be emceed by Luci Larson, owner of Action Travel, Inc., and is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. March 30 in Mabee Arena. In addition to the speakers, there will be time for networking. Appetizers will be served.

Admission is free, however, participants are asked to bring feminine or other hygiene products, which will be donated to the Salina Emergency Aid Food Bank.

Registrations must be made before March 24. To make a reservation, go to

Now in its second year, Women in Leadership "provides an opportunity for all women, including students, to network with female community leaders," Kansas Wesleyan noted in a news release.

This year's speakers include the following.

Mollie Hale Carter, executive chairman, Sunflower Bank – Keynote Speaker

Karen Couch, executive director, Salina Emergency Aid/Food Bank

Donna Pearson McClish, founder/CEO, Common Ground

Dr. Alysia Starkey, CEO/dean, Kansas State University Salina Aerospace and Technology Campus

Vickee Spicer, executive director, Prairieland Market

Lindsey White, recruiter, SFC Global Supply Chain

The Honorable Angela Coble, ’94, judge, Kansas Court of Appeals

Renee Duxler, interim president/CEO, Salina Area Chamber of Commerce

Madyson Beckett, ’22, graduate student speaker

Alexis Utz, student speaker