let's grow together



Connect with your fellow women leaders at a unique and interactive gathering in Ann Arbor, Michigan. During this two-day event, you will redefine leadership by connecting and collaborating with others from diverse backgrounds, communities, and generations. As an attendee, you will play an active role in creating community and space to discover what is truly possible when women support and empower women.

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Event Dates

October 10-11, 2024



The Kensington Hotel
Ann Arbor, MI

University of Michigan Staff, Students, Faculty, and Alumni – including Nexus certificate past participants – SAVE 25% on registration.
Email [email protected] for promo code.

Featured Keynote Speakers

Heidi Sherick

Director of Leadership Development, College of Engineering, University of Michigan

Jd Marhevko

Vice President of Quality, ZF Division U. Electronics & ADAS at ZF Group

Toni Benner and Elizabeth Aikman

Lean Specialists and Instructors, Nexus, University of Michigan

Let's Grow Together - our 2024 theme

In the heart of nature’s marvels, the sunflower stands tall, embodying resilience, warmth, and growth. Yet, on days when the sun hides its face, these majestic plants don’t stand in solitude; they turn towards each other, sharing light and strength. 

Join us as we cultivate an environment where women can thrive together, mirroring the sunflowers’ wisdom. Through engaging workshops, inspiring keynote speeches, and interactive sessions, we aim to harness our collective strengths and leadership skills.

Let’s Grow Together is not just our theme; it’s our mission. It’s an invitation to build a supportive network that shines brightly, even on the cloudiest days. Whether you’re a budding leader or have years of experience, this conference offers the space to grow, learn, and lead with confidence and support.

Together, we are stronger. Together, we can turn towards each other, share our light, and grow. Join us in embracing the warmth of collective growth and leadership as we connect, collaborate, and create.

Who Should Attend

People of all genders are welcome to attend this conference that is designed to promote, empower, and ignite women’s leadership across industries. If you believe in your capacity to lead—regardless of your job title—you can connect, collaborate, and create at this event. 

Available Discounts

Please email [email protected] or call (734) 657-7200 for discount codes and group registrations.

Group Discount Level 1 Enroll 3-4 participants in one course offering. 5%
Group Discount Level 2 Enroll 5 or more participants in one course offering. 10%
Past Participants Speakers and attendees who participated in past conferences. 20%
U-M Staff, Students, Faculty, and Alumni Please send uniqname to [email protected] for confirmation. 25%

Brought to you in partnership with our corporate sponsors

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