Women and Leadership Symposium Provides Professional Development

The UW–Madison Women and Leadership Symposium will take place on Wednesday, June 1, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. at Union South. The keynote speaker will be Joseline Nyinawabera, MBA ’22. Nyinawabera is the founder of BlkBld & Co., a boutique marketing firm that helps black-owned businesses grow and scale. She will speak about building an authentic and strong personal brand. Attendees can also choose from breakout sessions on topics such as leadership, networking, career resilience, mentoring, cultivating happiness, strategic self-promotion, facilitating conversations around race and difference, male advocacy in the workplace, and more. The event is open to anyone interested in women’s advancement. The conference fee is $75 for UW–Madison faculty, staff, and students. The registration deadline is Wednesday, May 18.

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