Office of Faculty Affairs and Development


    7th Annual UI Health Sciences and Engineering
    Women Faculty Development Conference:
    Confidence - Learning Strategies to Achieve Success

       Friday, February 13, 2015 - An All Day Event
    Holiday Inn and Conference Center, Coralville Iowa 





    Special Guests Include– 

     Elizabeth Travis, PhD, Associate Vice President for Women Faculty Programs, and Professor in the Departments of Experimental Radiation Oncology and Pulmonary Medicine, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center 


     Susan Palmer, JD and MA, Leadership Coaching, Susan Palmer Consulting, LLC

    Agenda (an agenda listing session topics)

    Highlights of our conference day include:

    • Dr. Travis will begin our day by sharing her experience and insights regarding women in academia and confidence.
    • Susan Palmer will guide us through an interactive session on constructive risk and how taking constructive risk taking builds confidence.
    • After lunch, a panel of women in leadership representing various professions will share their paths and thoughts on confidence.
    • There will be several interactive small break-out sessions to choose to attend.

    We will end our day by enjoying a networking opportunity over wine and cheese.


    To register, email Jane Holland ( letting her know you wish to attend.  Conference fee is $50.00. 
    1. For faculty women from Dentistry, Engineering, Nursing and Pharmacy, your College is covering your registration fee.
    2. For faculty women from Medicine and Public Health,  forward the billable MFK or send a personal check to: Jane Holland, College of Medicine, OFAD, 200 CMAB.

    If the source of payment is unknown, go ahead and register. Jane will follow-up with you later.

    Conference Sponsors 

    Sponsors of the Conference are: Colleges of Dentistry, Engineering, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health. 


    With questions or assistance, contact Jane Holland at (319) 335-9103.