• I’m forever grateful.

    "I’m forever grateful."


    “My experience at IWLC was a key influencing factor in where I am today.”

  • We never stop learning

    "We never stop learning"

    Darice Keating

    “Being part of IWLC, we have the chance to support each other, learn from each other, engage in mentoring, and continually grow . . . ”

  • I’ve become a better mentor.

    "I’ve become a better mentor."

    Angel West

    “Little did I know that a call to a complete stranger would begin a journey filled with new friends . . .”

  • Feel the excitement!”

    "Feel the excitement!”

    Sue Kistler

    “As a community volunteer, I believe volunteer services benefit the entire community on an immeasurable scale. Thanks to IWLC, I feel empowered to do more . . . ”

  • “I

    “I have gained so much!"

    Amy O’Deen

    “I was blessed with the opportunity to work with an amazing cadre of women leaders in developing the highly successful inaugural Iowa Women’s Leadership Conference . . . "

  • “Women

    “Women matter to Iowa!”

    Diane Ramsey, IWLC Executive Director

    “The just-released SHE MATTERS report documents women’s impact on the Iowa economy, but also reveals serious challenges. Read the report and help IWLC improve the status of Iowa’s women and girls!”

  • Rewarded beyond measure

    "Rewarded beyond measure"

    Shanti Roundtree

    "Picture it: Iowa City, 2009. A local company announces it is closing its doors and 60 solid publishing careers will be cut short, including mine..."

  • Inspired to run

    "Inspired to run"

    Liz Mathis

    "Through the years I had attended gatherings where women would say, ‘You know, there should be more women in politics...'"

Upcoming Events

Leadership : Empowered

October 14, 2014

Click above for full speaker bios, agendas and much more!

Generations of Strength

July 24, 2014

The event is bringing women of all ages to discuss the challenges women have faced in the past century.

Iowa Women's Hall of Fame

August 23, 2014

Iowa Women's Hall of Fame is held in conjunction with Women's Equality Day which commemorates the day in 1920 when American women first obtained the right to vote.


Womens Leadership Event

After the Keynote Videos

Check Out these interviews with each keynote speaker.  Learn more...

Womens Leadership Event

Watch Hoda laud IWLC on the “Today” show!

Hoda tells her “Today” show audience all about her IWLC experience.  Learn more...

Womens Leadership Event

Top 6 takeaways from "Success : Assured"

What were your favorite moments from IWLC's April 23 event? Here's what some of our volunteers had to say.  Learn more...