The Iowa Women’s Foundation invites you to join us in attending the 2017 Tippie Women Summit: Be a Change Agent, hosted by our friends at the University of Iowa. The event will take place on Saturday, March 25 from 8:30 am – 2 pm at the Levitt Center on the University of Iowa Campus.


This event will feature:

  • A Keynote address from Ann Drake (BA 1960), CEO of DSC Logistics and a leader in promoting women in the supply chain industry.
  • An interactive workshop led by Lori Pedelty (BBA 1980), an Executive Coach in the Chicago area. In this interactive workshop, you will learn how you can influence positive change in any organization regardless of your formal role and responsibilities or your level of experience. You will be guided through discussions and exercises to awaken your personal power as a change maker and leader.
  • A panel discussion featuring:

o   Michelle Bates, CEO and Founder, BluPrairie

o   Melanie Boulden (MBA 1998), Senior VP, U.S. and Global Marketing, Crayola

o   Amanda Mahoski (BBA 2007) Vice President, Midwest Growth Partners

o   Laura Webb (BBA 2004/MBA/JD 2008), Compensation and Employee Relations Manager, Eaton Hydraulics Group

o   Michelle Worley (BBA 2007), Director of Flight Planning and Operations, United Airlines


The event is free to the public and includes lunch. To register, please visit: