Women’s Leadership Network

UCA Women’s Leadership Network is a network created for women, by women, to support women who are seasoned or aspirant leaders in the home, at work or in the community. The purpose of the network is to provide opportunities for women to connect from various backgrounds in Conway and surrounding areas.


Fall Women’s Leadership Network Events

  • Kick-Off  | September 14 | 3 – 5 pm | UCA Downtown | Register
  • First Friday Coffee  | October 5 | 9 – 10 am  | UCA Downtown | Register
  • Self-Worth | October 18 | 6 – 8 pm | Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center | Register
  • Networking Luncheon | October 31 | 11:30 am – 1pm | Hole in the Wall Cafe | Register
  • First Friday Coffee | November 2 | 9-10 am | UCA Downtown | Register
  • Empowering Partnerships | November 15 | 6 – 8 pm  | Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center | Register
  • First Friday Coffee | December 7 | 9 – 10 am  | UCA Downtown | Register


Join the WLN Text Club


Text @uwom to 81010  to receive notifications on your cell phone about upcoming WLN Events. Please note it is necessary to download the Remind app to join.




Mentorship Program

A component of the Women’s Leadership Network is mentorship. The network would like to encourage mentorship believing that relationships you develop will become channels for the passage of information, advice, challenges, opportunities and support.


The deadline to apply is August 31st. Please note the mentorship program is optional; it is NOT required to be part of the network.

  • SHARE  knowledge, information, stories of achievement experiences and wisdom
  • RESPECT each other’s time and develop a mutually beneficial relationship
  • SPONSOR each other by making known the strengths, skills and work to decision makers for the advancement of women in leadership roles
  • CHALLENGE by presenting new ideas, opportunities and challenges to each other
  • SUPPORT and encourage growth and achievement by providing an open and supportive environment
  • SET GOALS to discover your talents and interests and work toward achieving your goals together
  • MODEL positive behaviors that are consistent with strong women leaders

Participants of the mentorship program must complete the entire program period which is August 2018 – May 2019. Mentors and mentees must commit to spending at least two (2) hours per month together. The mentorship program is now accepting applications. Please apply online. The deadline to apply is August 31st! If you have questions, please contact Dr. Shaneil Ealy at sealy@uca.edu or (501) 450-3118.

Helpful Resources
Leading from where you are, Presented by Shawanna Rodgers – January 23, 2018
Mindfulness and other daily practices, Presented by Dr. Julia Winden-Fey – January 23, 2018

Women’s Leadership Network at UCA is proud to collaborate with and support other women’s groups. For more information, please contact Dr. Shaneil Ealy, Associate Vice President of UCA Outreach & Community Engagement, at sealy@uca.edu or 501-450-3118.