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…

Business as a Calling

By Gloria Nelund If you’ve ever had feelings of insecurity or doubt, times of wondering what your life is about, or questions about what to do next, please know that you are not alone. Life can be challenging, and it is only with a solid foundation in the Word of…

Christian Women in Leadership: Sarah Guldalian

Sarah Guldalian is a champion of integrity and interpersonal relationships in her journey as a Christian leader. Read on… What does it look like to be a woman in a leadership role? How does Christian faith impact leadership? And what happens when you put the two together? To find out,…

Christian Women in Leadership: Pat Maier

Pat Maier’s leadership style is characterized by humility and servanthood—with a dose of fun! Read on… What does it look like to be a woman in a leadership role? How does Christian faith impact leadership? And what happens when you put the two together? Patricia Maier has worked as a…

Attending WLI Workshops gave Katelyn Schneider Confidence to Lead Nursing Home Ministry Program

Katelyn Schneider As I reflect on the last three years of my college experience and growing leadership skills, I feel the culmination of many small teaching moments have been molding my character little by little to form a steadfast servant for Christ. Servant leadership is a concept I’ve immensely matured…

WLI Helps Tori Homann Grow In Life and Leadership Skills

TORI HOMANN I was initially introduced to WLI in 2011 when I came up for the last day of the national conference to participate in worship via liturgical dance with my mom, sister and some other ladies from my church. I don’t remember very much from that experience, other than…

Trish Kagerbauer Enjoys WLI National Conferences

Trish Kagerbauer I’ve been to all of the National Conferences and have really enjoyed them. This group of ladies…as much as we enjoy chocolate and flowers and the occasional cocktail…likes our “meaty” Christian leadership and training as well! Learn more about WLI and all we have to offer by exploring…

Attending a WLI Conference Created a Networking Opportunity for Emily Marciniak

Emily Marciniak I attended my first WLI conference in September 2015 at Concordia University Ann Arbor. I wasn't too familiar with WLI at that time so I did not know what to expect. The conference ended up being more than I could have ever wanted, I had the opportunity to…

WLI Has Greatly Influenced the Life and Faith of Martha Fritz

MARTHA FRITZ I have attended two WLI conferences, one at Concordia University Wisconsin, and another at Concordia University Ann Arbor. Initially I was asked to take photos at the conference at CUW, but I ended up attending sessions as well. When I heard that a group of women from CUW…

Learn From the Experts: Leading a Bible Study: Part 2

This is part 2 of learning from the experts on leading a Bible study. The experts are Donna Streufert, founder of the Women’s Leadership Institute and Deb Burma, author of the Bible study, Living a Chocolate Life (CPH) To access Part 1 of this series, click here. WHAT DO YOU…

Learn From the Experts: Leading a Bible Study: Part 1

A BIBLE STUDY can be enjoyable and exciting. But it can also be complicated and challenging. To help leaders, both new and experienced, we asked two seasoned experts on how they handle this leadership role. Donna Streufert is the founder of Women’s Leadership Institute. She is the wife of Pastor…