Women's Leadership Collaborative

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Leadership for the Public Good

Georgia College is a thought-leader and national pacesetter in women’s leadership learning and development. Our Women’s Leadership Collaborative brings together the brightest minds from the public sector, business and private enterprise, non-profit, and academia. With dozens of events and opportunities annually, our network creates dynamic and high-profile experiences for those interested in women’s leadership. Whether you’re just starting in your leadership journey or already pursuing your passions, the Women’s Leadership Collaborative will support you as you build your network, explore new possibilities, and multiply your impact.

In Our Network
Events Annually

Program Offerings 

  • Grayce Kenemer Barck '47 Women’s Leadership Conference. This annual conference explores issues at the intersection of public leadership, business, and academia. 

  • Forums. Build your network and meet nationally recognized thought-leaders, business executives, and public officials through our Women’s Leadership Forum, Usery Forum on Leadership, and Inspire! Forum on Leadership. 

  • Biannual Breakfast. Our biannual breakfasts, based in Atlanta and across Georgia, bring together members of our network. 

  • Discussion Series. Led by our women’s leadership faculty fellows, our Discussion Series takes a subject-driven approach to preparing the next generation of women leaders. We invite scholars and executives within our network to share their expertise as hosts, presenters, and panelists within our programs. 

  • Roundtables and Conference Calls. Join our ongoing roundtables and conference calls that address topics of particular interest to women’s leadership and timely issues for our network. 

Activities and Services

Leadership Solutions

and Tailored Consulting

Leadership solutions and tailored consulting, providing individual and group consultations, leadership assessments and inventories, and personalized leadership-development planning

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and co-venture funding

Grants and venture funding to support members of our network, affiliates, and co-ventures 

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Signature Retreats, Conferences

and Travel Opportunities

Signature retreats, conferences, and travel opportunities, as well as targeted industry- and sector-specific workshops

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GC Analysis


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Network   175+
Average Workshop Size   10-12

Milledgeville, Atlanta, Savannah, Virtual

Proven, Research-Based Assessments   6
Time Commitment   Designed to meet your schedule



The Georgia College Women’s Leadership Collaborative brings together the brightest minds from the public sector, business and private enterprise, non-profit, and academia. Our members are committed to women’s leadership learning and development and dedicated to supporting one another as they effect positive change in their communities. We leverage our intellectual capital and empower our members as leaders for the public good. 

The Women’s Leadership Collaborative and Georgia College take no institutional position on public policy and remain non-partisan and apolitical. The views expressed within our programs and gatherings do not necessarily reflect the views of Georgia College, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, or the State of Georgia.