Iowa State University of Science and Technology

Iowa State Leadership Experience

The 2017 Iowa State Leadership Experience will be Saturday, January 28 from 9am-4pm in the Memorial Union



What is the Iowa State Leadership Experience?

The Iowa State Leadership Experience is an annual leadership conference sponsored by the Student Activities Center, the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics, the Department of Residence, the Margaret Sloss Women's Center, and Multicultural Student Affairs. This event is intended to help new and existing leaders on campus improve their leadership skills, learn about leadership opportunities at Iowa State, and network with other leaders from across campus. The Iowa State Leadership Experience was started in 2007, and has grown and evolved since then.

2017's Topics:

  • Social Justice
  • Team Building
  • Event Planning
  • Time & Stress Management
  • Recognition & Motivation
  • Running Organizations
  • Networking

Event Schedule

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM        Check-In
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM      Welcome
10:40 AM - 11: 30 AM     Breakout session 1
11:40 AM - 12:30 PM       Breakout session 2
12:40 PM - 1:10 PM          Lunch 
1:20 PM - 2:50 PM            Keynote Speaker: Opal Tometi, Co-Founder of Black Lives Matter
2:50 PM - 3:00 PM            Closing
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM            Meet and Greet with Opal Tometi (Multicultural Center)

When is the Iowa State Leadership Experience?

The Iowa State Leadership Experience is scheduled for Saturday, January 28th, 2017, beginning at 9am in the Memorial Union.

What else can I expect?

Sessions on leadership topics will be offered by respected student leaders, faculty, staff, and community members. Participants will get to interact with and learn about current topics in leadership and find new ways to collaborate across campus. There will be an opening and closing keynote, as well as several breakout sessions. You will get to choose which topics you want to learn about during each session.  A list of sessions will be posted soon. Dress is casual.

Who is invited?

Any ISU student who wants to enhance his or her leadership skills and meet other campus leaders. If you are just getting started in leadership at Iowa State, this is a great resource to help you on your way! If you are currently an organization president, adviser or instructor we encourage you to send your student leaders to the Iowa State Leadership Experience.

What's in it for me? 

  • Gain new leadership skills

  • Hear new ideas to implement

  • Network with campus leaders

  • Learn from knowledgeable presenters

  • Add something to your resume

  • Get FREE food!

What is the cost?

The Iowa State Leadership Experience is a FREE event that includes a meal and great information for leaders!

How do I register?


What if I register but later cannot attend?

Please email to cancel your registration. But you don't want to miss this!



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