Women Trailblazers and Entrepreneurs Conference
Wednesday, November 1, 2023
UW-Stevens Point Dreyfus University Center
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(Mural: Trailblazer by artist Jessie Fritsch, conference guest speaker.)

Save the Date!​
November 1, 2023
Stevens Point, Wisconsin​

If you would like to be added to our interested list for 2023, please complete our online form.


From Big Ideas to Big Impact: Cultivating Your Confidence

Our one-day conference showcases and develops women trailblazers, founders, and entrepreneurs from every sector including professionals, artists, volunteers, students, and parents. The keynote and four breakout sessions will help women move their adventures forward by providing tools and examples of women leading their big ideas to become big impacts, strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity.

You can participate in the in-person conference at the UW-Stevens Point campus or via Zoom. Sessions will also be recorded and made available to all registrants for later viewing. A value-added bonus!

Who should attend:

  • You are energized about trailblazing, starting new stuff, or thriving as a founder.
  • You are inspired by or supportive of female trailblazers.
  • You tend towards curiosity, innovation, impact, and taking actions.
  • You are a professional, artist, volunteer, student, parent, fill in the blank ______. 


  • Keynote speaker
  • Interactive skill-building exercise
  • 4 breakout sessions
  • Exhibitors

2023 Keynote

Introducing Dr. Valerie Young 

Dr. Valerie Young is widely considered the world’s foremost expert on impostor syndrome. Dr. Young is the co-founder of the Imposter Syndrome Institute and the author of the award-winning book “The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women: Why Capable People Suffer from Imposter Syndrome and How to Thrive Despite It”. Her mission is to “stamp out” Imposter Syndrome.  Woven throughout her solutions is a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity.

2023 Registrations

Registration information will be available in September 2023. 

2023 Agenda and Sessions

Information on the conference schedule, session, and speakers will be release in summer 2023! 

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​2023 Sponsorshop Opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities available!

We want to make our conference cost as assessible as we can and we can only do that with the generous support from our sponsors. Please support women in leadership and business by supporting our event! 

More information on sponsorships, please contact uwspce-bus@uwsp.edu.

Conference Coordinated By:

The event is brought to you in partnership between the UWSP School of Business and Economics, UWSP MBA Program, Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership, UWSP Continuing Education, and the Small Business Development Center at UWSP.

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Contact Information

Additional questions? Please contact our Continuing Educating office at 715-346-3838.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.
Please contact Continuing Education at 715-346-3838 or uwspceweb@uwsp.edu.