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Young Women's Leadership Summit

YWCA Utah Young Women's Leadership Summit 2018

Friday, March 2, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM at The Falls Event Center in Salt Lake City, featuring a keynote address, structured networking, and interactive sessions.

Focusing on inclusivity, empathy, and personal connections as key components of leadership success.


We've had great response and are looking forward to the 2nd. Please register early for our next events!

Email Amberlie aphillips@ywcautah.org if you would like to get on the wait list for the 2018 Summit.

Young Women's Leadership Summit


8:00 - 9:00 AM Structured Networking
with YWCA Board Members and Other Community Leaders

9:00 - 10:00 AM Welcome and Keynote: Leading with Compassion
Mitra Basiri Kashanchi
General Manager, Salt Lake Refinery, Chevron

10:15 - 11:00 AM Two Breakout Sessions (attendees will attend both)
11:15 - 12:00 PM
Leading From Where You Are
Meghan Touhig
Vice President of People Care, Overstock.com


Change the Brain, Free the Mind
A Pathway to Mindfulness and Compassion
Dr. Christelle Estrada
Education Specialist, Utah State Office of Education

12:00 - 1:15 PM Luncheon Panel
Creating a Safe and Inclusive Workplace
DeAnn Tilton
Founder, Talk to a Survivor
Shellie Joe Enscoe
Director Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, SLCC
Deb Henry
Renewable Energy Engineer
Maria Estrada
Associate Director, Global Diversity Equity and Inclusion
The Nature Conservancy

FREE for all YWCA members ages 18-35 (Become a YWCA Member)
$35 for young women
$15 for students

Young Women's Leadership Summit Sponsors

Young Women's Leadership Summit Sponsors

YWEmpowered Sponsors

Young Women's Leadership Summit Sponsors