Alumni Relations


Women’s Leadership Conference

Adelphi University hosted the inaugural Women’s Leadership Conference on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Over 100 alumni, friends, students, faculty, and staff participated in the half-day program, which included breakout panels and a networking, roundtable luncheon. 

The Women’s Leadership Conference provides our students and alumni with the opportunity to create professional connections, as well as to begin mentoring relationships with members of the Adelphi University community.

2017 Women’s Leadership Conference

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Keynote speaker Kim Petry ’91

2018 Women’s Leadership Conference

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Theme: Developing Yourself as a Leader

Adelphi University is proud to present the second annual Women’s Leadership Conference on our Garden City campus.  

Schedule of Events
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. Welcome and Leadership Assessment Breakfast Keynote
9:50 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Coffee Break
10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. Session 1 (3 Panels/Topics)
11:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. Session 2 (3 Panels/Topics)
12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. Lunch and Keynote Speaker
1:10 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Session 3 (3 Panels/Topics)
2:10 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Desserts & Roundtable Discussions
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Resume, Cover Letter Review and Elevator Pitch (optional)

Panel Topics:

  • Leading with Optimism and Resilience
  • Executive Presence
  • Defining/Building your Personal Brand
  • Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Networking, Coaching & Mentoring
  • Side Hustle
  • Establishing Yourself as a Leader
  • Starting Over/ Hitting The Reset Button

Round Table Discussions:

  • The Advice I Would Give my Younger Self/ Generational Advice
  • Wanting It All and Managing It Too: Work Life Balance
  • Civic Engagement                                         
  • Philanthropy                                       
  • Financial Planning/ Money 101
  • Career Coaching

How To Support the 2018 Women’s Leadership Conference:

  • Sponsor/Fund Scheduled Activities
  • Attend Conference  
  • Advertise & Promote

Give the gift of professional development to our community and sponsor the Women’s Leadership Conference. For more information or to make your gift, please contact:

Jodie Sperico
Executive Director of Alumni Relations
p – 516.877.3156

» 2018 WLC Sponsorship Opportunities (PDF)

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For further information, please contact:

Office of Alumni Relations
Nexus Building, 2nd Floor
p – 516.877.3470
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