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Dani Welniak

Keynote by Dani Welniak

We can't wait to welcome Dani Welniak Executive Director of Communications from the KC Current as our keynote speaker: 

Her address, "Tales from the Front Lines," will detail her career as a female athlete, societal issues affecting women in sports like pay equity, and tell the story of rallying a city to bring a professional women's soccer team to Kansas City

Read Dani's Bio

The remainder of the day will include (see details below):

  • A summary of how the pandemic affected women's economic status and their needs returning to the workforce
  • Networking lunch (included in the registration price)
  • World-cafe style small group discussions to create templates for policies organizations can adopt to be more responsive to women's needs
  • A networking happy hour will close the day.

Tickets are $160/person which includes lunch and a networking happy hour. 

Questions? Email Alex Terwilliger, Associate Director

Schedule Details for IWPA 2022
9:00Keynote: Tales from the Front LinesDani Welniak, Executive Director of Communications, Kansas City Current
10:15-10:45BreakPlease visit the Teal Van parked outside of the Best Conference Center for Current merchandise, schedules, stickers, etc.  
10:45-noonThe Economic Impact of the Pandemic on the Women of Kansas and Metro KC.  What Women Need to Return to the WorkforceProfessors Donna Ginther and Misty Heggeness
Noon-1:30Lunch On SiteCatered by SPIN! Pizza
1:30-3:00World Cafe. Small, Rotating Table Discussions to Share Policies to ring to Organizations and Create a Women-Friendly WorkplaceTopics:  Affordable Child Care, Flexible Supportive Personnel Policies, Pay Equity, Educational and Professional Development Opportunities
3:00-3:30Small Group Reporting OutCafe Facilitators
3:30-4:00Conference Wrap-Up and Adjournment 
4:00-5:00Networking Happy HourBEST Conference Center Lobby