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2019 Streufert Award Essay

By Allison Kochheiser Service as always been an integral part of Campus Ministry at Concordia University Wisconsin. This year, my first year on Campus Ministry Leadership Team (CMLT), we began by serving together at Feeding America before our school responsibilities even began. Throughout the year, service is an important part…

Meet Allison Kochheiser, 2019 Streufert Award Recipient

The Board of Directors of WLI proudly introduce the 2019 recipient of the Dr. Donna J. Streufert Leadership Award, Allison Kochheiser. The Streufert Award recognizes one or more female students at Concordia University Wisconsin (CUW) and Concordia University Ann Arbor (CUAA) whom have demonstrated exceptional and/or unusual servant leadership as…

Moving the Mission Forward – Director Letter, Spring 2019

Dear friends of WLI, Have you needed courage as you have walked forward into leadership? I know I need it every day. My love for Jesus and desire to tell His story is the very stuff that energizes me. But, leading . . . that does not come as easily.…

WLI Uses Feedback to Design New Programs

By Nicole Muth, Online Academy Director March 21, 2019 The Women’s Leadership Institute conducted a large scale survey of Concordia University Wisconsin and Ann Arbor alumni, students, and other women affiliated with WLI to inform WLI programming. Over eight hundred people participated in the survey, which sought input on topics,…

WLI Director Darcy Paape Publishes First Book

WLI Director Darcy Paape has published her first book, "Someone to Walk With" as a woman's guide to Christian mentoring.   We all want someone to walk with through the highs and lows, an authentic friend who will help us stay anchored to things that matter and avoid things that…

Best Practices 2019 – Phoenix, AZ

WLI Director Darcy Paape and Linda Arnold want to thank all who visited the WLI booth at Best Practices Phoenix to learn about our new online academy engagements, printable Equip resources and our growing community on social media! We hope to see you again. If we missed you, find us at…

WLI to Host 15th Anniversary Dinner

WLI founders Dan and Donna Streufert, along with the entire WLI community, will be hosting a 15th Anniversary dinner on Saturday, November 17th, 2018 at 6 p.m. The dinner is in celebration of 15 successful years of ministry by WLI.  Held on Concordia University Wisconsin's (CCES Building) campus, the evening…

A Tribute to a Faithful Servant

The Women’s Leadership Institute lost a dear friend and servant-hearted leader just a short while ago. Tara Lynn Kuhl former Women’s Leadership Institute (WLI) board member and current WLI program and events work team member was called home on Wednesday July 11th, 2018. She was the beloved wife of Jonathan…

WLI Launches New Courses

WLI is excited to annouce the launch of a new three-part course series with it's very own WLI Speaker Susan Marshall! Join Susan as she discusses Confidence . In this three-part series, she begins by defining what confidence is, and then helps us understand how important critical thinking is to our confidence.…

WLI Leaders Plan for Future

WLI Leaders recently met for a weekend of vision discovery and forward thinking with Kurt Bickel from Cornerstone Consulting. Stay tuned for upcoming announcements about new programs, online courses, and leadership courses! Photo from L to R: Front Row: Katy Shields, WLI Director Darcy Paape, Cacia Speckhard Back Row: Rev.…