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Service & Social Impact
21st Annual Women's Leadership Conference
Thursday, March 4th, 2021
5:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Virtual Event: Sign Up Here 

The Mount Vernon Campus at the George Washington University
Washington, DC


Conference Schedule

Time Session Location
5:30 PM - 5:40 PM

Opening Remarks:

Mary Buckley, Director Women's Leadership Program

Dr. Koren Bedeau, Senior Associate Provost, GW

5:40 PM - 6:00 PM

Alumnae Recognition:

Nazenin Ansari, MVC, 1980, presented by Alexa Georges, MVC 1981

Meghan Shea, GW/WLP 2001, presented by Amy Matthews, MVC 1989

Celebrating 20 Years WLP

Short Film


6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Afternoon Panel: Service & Social Impact Panel

Panel Moderator

  • Megan Shea


  • Nazenin Ansari
  • Jenna Ben-Yehuda
  • Olivia Elder
  • Chloe King



Every year, the steering committee invites dynamic, accomplished leaders to be speakers, breakout session presenters, and panelists at the Women's Leadership Conference. These guests have broken barriers and made great strides in the world of women's leadership, and are able to impart some of the wisdom they have gained during their careers.

Conference Speakers