Leading From a Generous Heart

Lori A. McVay, Ph.D. A year into my Ph.D., my husband and I decided to have a baby. We’d put off the decision for years, and the time seemed right. (What could make life crazier than a dissertation, after all?) One afternoon, in a panel on careers in academia, a male professor singled very-pregnant me out […]

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How to Lace Your Words with Grace

Karen Ehman is a New York Times bestselling author, a Proverbs 31 Ministries speaker, and a writer for Encouragement For Today, an online devotional that reaches over 4 million users daily. She has written 14 books and Bible studies. Her passion is to help women to live their priorities as they reflect the gospel to […]

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Embraced by God

Our incredible keynote speaker, the one and only Babbie Mason, shares with us the beauty and reality of what it means to be embraced by God. Babbie is an author, gospel singer, and speaker. We are so excited to hear her speak and perform at the conference! When I was in the third grade, I […]

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Taking Care of Yourself

Our American 1 Credit Union workshop speaker, Janelle Merritt shares what she will be talking about at the Women In Leadership Conference. Janelle Merritt is the Director of Member/Partner Development for American 1 Credit Union.  She’s worked at American 1 Credit Union for 18 years with a variety of responsibilities over time.  Taking care of […]

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Chaos & Completion

A Behind the Scenes Story of a Committee Head for the Women in Leadership Conference Emily Burrill shares her story of grace and confidence as she took on the role: Head of Food. We love Emily’s honesty and sunshine that she brings to every conversation! What an eloquent woman! When I was a Sophomore in […]

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The History of the Women in Leadership Conference- Linda Schaub

The History of the Women in Leadership Conference Our long time faculty advisor Linda Schaub shares the history of the Women in Leadership Conference. Since 2008, when the Spring Arbor University Women in Leadership Conference began under the leadership of Beverly Nemecek, Professor of Marketing in the Gainey School of Business, students have created day-long […]

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