Welcome to the Tampa Bay
Young Women's Leadership Symposium

If you are interested or have a passion for moving women's initiatives forward, this event is for you! The Young Women's Leadership Symposium is a phenomenal opportunity to transform our community into a truly inclusive environment where young women are encouraged to reach their full potential.


Who Should Attend

Female high school students from the Tampa Bay area. Each young woman will interact, in a small group setting, with at least one event day coach who is a female executive from an elite organization in the Tampa Bay area.


Our Mission

Promote the development of our future women leaders by giving them access to influential business women in the Tampa Bay area. The Symposium will focus on leadership, personal brand management and career/college planning.


Important Note for Parents

The Young Women’s Leadership Symposium is unable to accommodate parent or guardian participation in the event. Space is very limited and meals are reserved for Symposium students, mentors and speakers only. Additionally, in an effort to create an open forum atmosphere for the young women who participate in the conference and to facilitate mentor-student communication, we strongly discourage parents from attending and participating in the Young Women's Leadership Symposium. If parents or guardians are providing transportation and would like to stay in the area, we welcome you to explore the University of Tampa campus or the sites that nearby Hyde Park has to offer.


Event Chairs

Kim Woollard
Chief Human Resources Officer
Grow Financial Federal Credit Union

Shannon Kelly
Sr. Labor Employment & Benefits Counsel
The Mosaic Company

Ronda Clement
Director of Marketing

See the 2017 Young Women’s Leadership Symposium
See the 2016 Young Women’s Leadership Symposium
See the 2015 Young Women’s Leadership Symposium