2018 Nebraska Women in Higher Education Leadership Conference

Join us for the annual Nebraska Women in Higher Education Leadership (NWHEL) Conference as they strive to advance women’s careers and leadership in Nebraska higher education. UNMC and our sister campuses are members of NWHEL.
The event Keynote Speaker is Dr. Sasha Shillcutt, Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Strategy and Innovation for the College of Medicine: Department of Anesthesiology. She will share her thoughts about Resiliency: The Art of Falling Forward.

Session 1 Topics:

  • The Challenge of Authentic Leadership: Strategies for Success in Being Your True Self at Work
  • The Legacies of Three Remarkable Women
  • Knowing Thyself: Strategies to Build Yourself and Your Team
  • Mindfulness: A Tool for Effective Leadership
  • Taking the Bull By the Horns: Tackling Implicit Bias in Higher Education
  • Strengthening Community Through Intentional Living Learning Community Development
  • Emotions Matter: Emotional Competence in the Workplace
  • Ready! Set! Advance! Advance in Your Career

Session 2 Topics

  • Inclusion Matters in Higher Education
  • Plan it and Post it - Accelerating Professional Success Through Social Media
  • Mindful Listening 101
  • Torchbearer: How Internal Champions Build a Compelling Business Case and the Influence to Drive Urgent Organizational Change
  • Delivering Difficult Information to Community Partners
  • A Collaborative Approach to Empower First Generation Women of Color
  • Leadership Lessons From University Presidents and Corporate Leaders
  • Are You an Expressive or an Instrumental Leader?

Session 3 Topics 

  • Educational Leadership: The Care and Feeding of Your Personal Brand
  • Pressure Creates Diamonds: Withstanding the Pressure and Being Brilliant
  • Leadership in Community Planning
  • Career Perspectives from Senior Level Academic Administrators
  • Chancellors and Change: Conversations About the Campus Climate
  • New Faculty
  • Championing Self, Championing Others

Friday, October 19, 2018 at 8:00am to 3:00pm

College of Saint Mary, Mercy Hall, 1st Floor Lobby 7000 Mercy Road, Omaha, NE 68106

Event Type

Academics, Grand Rounds & Seminars, Training & Human Resources


Faculty and Staff


Academic Affairs, Faculty Affairs




$25 - $40

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