WILD V Summit Brings Together National and Local Thought Leaders for Women’s Forum on Workplace Leadership Empowerment

Author and Harvard Business Review blogger Whitney Johnson,
and Project Enye (ñ) founder Denis Solar Cox to deliver keynote

BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Following the success of its 2016 event, The Women Inspiring Leadership
Development (WILD) Summit will return on February 24, 2017 for WILD
, a day-long event focused on the theme of change. The conference,
put on by the Women’s
, in partnership with The
Leeds School of Business
at the University
of Colorado Boulder
, will bring together dynamic speakers and
experts whose content will focus on creating change through the Women’s
Inventory of Success Empowerment Profile (W.I.S.E.). Author and Harvard
Business Review
blogger Whitney
, and Project Enye (ñ) founder Denise
Solar Cox
will deliver the morning and afternoon keynote
presentations, respectively.

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, Johnson
is an expert in driving innovation via personal disruption. Her keynote
will focus on the ways women can put the power of disruption innovation
to work in their lives.

Cox is a sought-after speaker on the subject of identity, informed by
her rich background as an entrepreneur and marketer. She is the founder
and co-creator of Project
, an unorthodox, multi-platform documentary project about
first-generation American-born Latinos that uses cultural and familial
stories to build community about a large and growing population.

“The theme of the 2017 WILD Summit is change, and we have a full day of
programming around this theme that is designed for women who want to
learn and share; inspire and be inspired,” said Rebecca Rose, chair of
the 2017 WILD Summit. “We are thrilled to have Whitney Johnson and
Denise Solar Cox as this year’s keynote speakers. Their unique
backgrounds and perspectives will set the stage for a powerful and
impactful day.”

In addition to the keynote presentations, WILD V participants can
participate in the following breakout sessions:

  • Step Up, Step In… Build Your Capacity to Powerfully Express Yourself
    with Terrie
  • It Takes a Village to Build a Career with Jane
    , Rachel
    , Gale
    , and Andrea Guendelman
  • Women Amplifying Women’s Success with Dr.
    Stefanie Johnson
    and Dr.
    David Hekman
  • Max Your Lifelong Learning: Grow Personally to Thrive Professionally
    with Brad
  • Claim Your Personal Power Through Feedback with Amanda
    , Kathy Kelly, and Susan
  • Risky Business – Harnessing Your Woman Power When Things Get Hard with Lizelle
    Van Vuuren
    and Ash

The 2016 WILD Summit sold out in 10 days. Registration for WILD V will
begin January 17, 2017. To learn more, please visit www.wildsummit.org.

About the WILD Summit:

The WILD Summit is an annual event of The Women’s Council, in
partnership with The Leeds School of Business at the University of
Colorado Boulder. The mission of The WILD Summit is to provide a
professional forum for women who want to learn and share; inspire and be
inspired. Its objective is to increase the visibility and accessibility
of successful WILD women in the community to students and each other. It
offers a venue for the presentation and sharing of relevant topics that
are provocative and engaging to WILD women across university majors,
industries and functional roles. It engages a broad audience of WILD
women who fit in every place along the continuum of age and experience –
bringing together those who are seeking knowledge and those with a
desire to share and give back. For more information on the WILD Summit,
please visit www.wildsummit.org.

About the Women’s Council:

The Women’s Council is a membership group of professional women who
serve the efforts of the Leeds School of Business at the University of
Colorado (CU). The purpose of the Women’s Council is to support the
mission of CU’s Leeds School of Business by providing access and
connection for students to successful women business leaders who will
provide their support and expertise and nourish both students and other
women in our community to live up to their potential as entrepreneurs
and leaders in business. For more information on CU’s Women’s Council,
please visit (http://leedswomenscouncil.org/cu-leeds-school-of-business.html).


For the Women’s Council
Jennifer Tilliss, 303-951-2566
Moore, 303-257-8480