Join us for the 2024 Women in Leadership Experience!

The 21st annual Women in Leadership Experience (WILE) will occur on Saturday, March 23 in Seneca Falls, New York. The retreat offers a tradition of networking and engaging conversations among the participants, exploring the perceptions of progress for women, including a look at challenges that different generations and identity groups have faced, and how influences of past and present women leaders can shape your future.

About the Retreat:

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2023 Women in Leadership Experience participants

Who is this retreat for?
This retreat is open to all Ithaca College students who are interested in learning more about the historical experiences of women in leadership and how to cultivate women in leadership in the future. This retreat counts as three Leading in a Diverse World sessions in the Student Leadership Institute.

What are the logistics of this event?
This day-long program will feature a visit to the Women's Rights National Historic Park and Museum, a series of activities and discussion sessions, and a panel of prominent women leaders sharing their own experiences. Lunch, transportation and all retreat materials are included - there is no fee for attendees. All participants must travel with the group and must attend the program in its entirety. The bus will leave Ithaca College at 9:00am and return to campus at 6:00pm on Saturday, March 23, 2024.

How do I sign up?

Participants will sign up for the retreat beginning on February 12, and space is limited so we encourage students to register early! Registration closes on March 8, or when all spaces fill! Please note that once you commit to the retreat, you are expected to attend. Click here to register for 2024 WILE!

Contact Information

For additional information about WILE, please contact the Office of Student Engagement, 607-274-3222 or email

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