|By PR Newswire||
|January 17, 2014 10:03 AM EST||
BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Women's Council, part of CU's Leeds School of Business, announced it is gaining significant early support from more than 25 local and national organizations for its second annual WILD Summit II women's leadership event.
So far, 26 organizations have either made financial contributions or donated their time and service offerings in support of the one-day leadership event which will be held on April 4, 2014 at the Westin in Westminster, Colo. In addition, registration for the one-day event opened officially today. Interested participants are encouraged to register early as the WILD Summit II is limited to only 500 attendees and is expected to quickly sell-out. For more information or to register, go to (http://leedswomenscouncil.org/wild-ii.html).
The annual WILD one-day leadership Summit provides a forum for women and men of all ages and professions to learn, engage and share their wisdom with a dynamic network of students, professionals and educators. Information-packed sessions will be offered to encourage meeting other aspiring leaders and entrepreneurs. Participants will discover new ideas, including the market trends driving opportunities for individuals to lead and effect lasting change. The WILD Summit II will inspire attendees to achieve their professional goals – whether to seek out knowledge and insight or share their story with tomorrow's leaders. It will focus on key trends within some of today's fastest growing and dynamic industries among other timely and provocative topics.
The WILD Summit II's lead supporter once again is Ogilvy & Mather along with significant support also being provided by:
Fortis Law Partners
Ogilvy & Mather
Last Year's Supporters Donate Again
"Rudi's is once again a proud sponsor of the WILD Summit," said Jane Miller, president and CEO of Rudi's Organic Bakery. "The top notch speakers, engaging panels and networking opportunities all provide a terrific environment for the personal growth of our company's female leaders. There is not a better investment we could make to show our commitment to these women."
"At WhiteWave Foods, we have a core set of values that our employees helped create. One of them is 'Individuals Matter.' It's in that spirit we are supporting the WILD Summit and the leadership development of women in our community," said Blaine McPeak, president, WhiteWave Foods.
Why Support WILD Summit II?
There are several benefits to becoming a supporter for the WILD Summit, including:
- Positioning a supporter's company as a community leader and presenting their products and services to today's and tomorrow's women leaders.
- Further developing a talented local labor pool by providing students with access to a broad range of professionals and resources in and around the Colorado business community – resources that will support them as they move throughout their careers.
- Nurturing professional women and educators via a local network of peers and resources that support ongoing leadership development and entrepreneurship across the state.
- Celebrating and supporting the ongoing work of the University of Colorado's Leeds School of Business Women's Council – an organization that primarily relies on gifts and grants for its funding.
"The early support we've received for this year's WILD Summit II conference has been phenomenal. More than 70 percent of last year's donors have given once again – a tremendous indication of the value they believe WILD II will offer again this year," said Cindy Carrillo, event chair for the WILD Summit II. "It is so gratifying to see a community of like-minded professionals come together to help support, mentor and guide our next generation of leaders. With all the support we have received, WILD Summit II promises to be an even better, more rewarding experience than last year's event."
To learn more about supporting the WILD Summit, please contact Julie Herzog, WILD Underwriting Committee Chair, at 303-295-9707 or at ([email protected]).
The WILD Summit II will take place on April 4, 2014 at the Westin Hotel in Westminster, CO from 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. with a networking hour to follow. For more information on the Women's Council and the WILD Summit, please visit (http://leedswomenscouncil.org/wild-ii.html).
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About the WILD Summit:
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 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 (http://cudemingcenterwomenscouncil.org/wild-2013.html).
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.
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