Student Activities Center

Iowa State Leadership Experience


What is the Iowa State Leadership Experience?

The Iowa State Leadership Experience is an annual one-day leadership conference sponsored by the Leadership and Service Center, Department of Residence, Inter Residence Hall Association (IRHA), Margaret Sloss Center for Women and Gender Equity, LAS Career Services, and the Leadership Studies Program. This event is intended to help student 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.

Event Schedule

10:30am   Check-In and Refreshments

11:00am   Welcome

11:30am   Breakout Session 1 

12:30pm   Lunch 

1:30pm     Breakout Session 2

2:30pm     Keynote Address

3:30pm     Closing

4:00pm     Keynote Speaker Meet and Greet (Optional)

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 a keynote speaker, as well as several breakout sessions for you to choose from.  A list of sessions will be posted soon. Dress is casual.

Meet our 2020 Keynote Speaker: American Ninja Warrior Hoan Do

Who is invited?

Any and all ISU students who want to enhance their leadership skills and meet other campus leaders are invited! 

What's in it for me? 

  • Gain new leadership skills

  • Hear new ideas to implement

  • Network and collaborate 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 for ISU students that includes snacks, lunch, 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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