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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.…

2018 Streufert Award Nominees

The Women's Leadership is blessed to recognize fourteen of this year's Donna J. Streufert Women's Leadership award nominees in chapel this morning. What an amazing bunch of talented servant leaders. Thank you for letting your light shine in amazing ways, we are cheering you on to even greater feats. Christina…

Meet Christina Erdmann, 2018 Streufert Award Recipient

The Board of Directors of WLI proudly introduce the 2018 recipient of the Dr. Donna J. Streufert Leadership Award, Christina Erdmann. 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…

Meet Katelyn Schneider, 2017 Streufert Award Recipient

The Board of Directors of WLI proudly introduce the 2017 recipient of the Dr. Donna J. Streufert Leadership Award, Katelyn Schneider. 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…

Christian Women in Leadership: Gloria Nelund

Gloria Nelund has been blessed with a life characterized by great success is business and constant, faithful service to her Lord with her God-given talents and abilities. Read on… What does it look like to be a woman in a leadership role? How does Christian faith impact leadership? And what…