WLP Symposium

WLP Symposium

The 13th Annual Women in Leadership & Philanthropy Fall Symposium will celebrate women who are transformational leaders through their volunteer, professional and philanthropic contributions. This half-day event (which has sold out since 2013) features a networking breakfast, concurrent sessions, and a dynamic lunchtime keynote address by Jeannette Walls, journalist and author of the New York Times best-selling memoir, The Glass Castle, a powerful and inspiring story brought to life in a major motion picture.


Date:  October 19, 2018
Theme:  "Against All Odds"
Anticipated Attendance:  950+
Location:  Hilton Tampa Downtown
Audience:  WLP members, university benefactors, community & business leaders, faculty, staff and students

Agenda Time
7:30 a.m.
8:00 - 8:45 a.m.
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

1:45 - 2:15 p.m.
2:15 - 3:30 p.m.

Agenda Event
Doors open & Registration begins
Networking Breakfast
Concurrent Sessions I, II, III
Concurrent Sessions IV, V, VI
Luncheon Program, Award Presentation and Keynote
VIP Reception (invitation Only)
Student Reception (invitation only)

presentation of the community leadership award

This award honors visionary leaders and philanthropists throughout the community who are doing extraordinary things to make Tampa Bay a better place for women to live and work. With the Community Leadership Award, we showcase individual excellence in leadership as demonstrated by outstanding initiative, impact of work, and inspiration to others.

Use social media: Do you post on Facebook or tweet on Twitter? Be sure to let your circle of incluence know that you are participating!  #wlpsymp

Sponsorship Opportunities:  Limited opportunities are available for sponsorship. For detailed sponsorship packages and benefits, please download this form.


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