8th Annual Conference

Gustavus Women in Leadership

Featured Speakers

Kristine Jurczyk

Kristine Jurczyk '97

Principal and Co-Head of Vista Equity Partners

Nicole LaVoi

Nicole LaVoi '91

Co-Director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport

Elin Ahldén

Elin Ahldén '99

Founding partner and Chairman of Swedish communications agency Lennox Public Relations


Breakout Speakers

Women's Advocacy Panel

Andrea Johnson

Andrea Johnson

Senior Counsel for State Policy at the National Women's Law Center

Deborah Fowler

Deborah Fowler

Managing Partner of Green Room Communications; President and Founder of Soft Bones: The U.S. Hypophosphatasia Foundation

Anissa Mediger

Annissa Mediger '94

Litigator and Shareholder at the law firm of Briggs and Morgan


Vocational Journey Panel

Irma Marquez

Irma Marquez '12

Director of Talent Recruitment at Hiawatha Academies

Cathy Waldhauser

Cathy Waldhauser '71

Owner of CHW Landscape/Design

Tara Cadenhead

Tara Cadenhead '97

Owner and Founder of Marquess Studios


Women in the Media

Sarah Wolter

Sarah Wolter '02

Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at Gustavus Adolphus College