Women's Forum

Thank you for attending the 2024 Women's Forum - Leading Out Loud
Thursday, April 11th
Embassy Suites by Hilton Milwaukee Brookfield

The Women’s Forum is not just for women! Anyone can attend, regardless of race, gender, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or family responsibilities.

 Registration Fees

Membership Type Regular Late
Member $250* $325
Non-Member $300* $375

*Regular rates expire after Thursday, March 28, 2024.


9:15 AM - 9:50 AM Registration/Networking
9:50 AM - 10:00 AM Welcome, Introductions, and Announcements
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Opening Keynote
Sherry Budziak
Founder and CEO
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM BREAK
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM General Session Keynote
Shirley Burks, MA
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM Networking Lunch
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Breakout 1
Empowering the Next Generation of Female Leaders:
Strategies for Building a Strong Pipeline
of Women Board Members
and Amplifying Their Impact in Our Communities

Breakout 2
Mastering Assertiveness:
Effective Communication Tips for Women
1:45 PM - 2:00 PM BREAK
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM Breakout 3
The Power and Impact of Mentorship for Women: 
Leveraging the Relationship for Mutual Growth and Success
Breakout 4
Tales from the Darkside: 
Overcoming Adversity and
Finding Resilience
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM BREAK
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Closing Keynote
Dr. Stacia Thompson
Sherman Phoenix Foundation
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM Closing Remarks
4:15 PM - 6:15 PM Reception & Drawing

CAE Credit

Cancellation Policy
Confirmed registrations must be cancelled in writing by March 16th, to receive a full refund minus a $50 cancellation fee. No refunds shall be made for cancellations after March 16th. Substitutions are allowed.

Please contact the WSAE Office | [email protected] | 414-338-WSAE (9723)