Activities & off-campus events

Leadership Imperative

Friday, January 19, 2018

8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Rauenhorst Ballroom, Coeur de Catherine

The Leadership Imperative is the event of the year for professional women in the Twin Cities and surrounding areas. Filled with dialogue, skill-building, and fun networking, this one-day leadership conference will equip both emerging and seasoned female professionals with the tools they need to become impactful, respected leaders. From noteworthy speakers and tailored breakout sessions to dedicated time for priceless table-talk, you won’t want to miss out on The Leadership Imperative.

The 2018 Leadership Imperative will enable both aspiring and seasoned leaders to explore three core areas of focus:

  1. Explore Your Purpose – Discover new ideas for finding meaning in your life and work. Expand your possibilities, and find the courage to chart a course that fulfills your personal and professional goals.
  2. Ignite Your Passion – Renew your focus and share ideas for putting your passion into practice. Find new ways to build your leadership competencies, expand your thinking, and put your most authentic self out into the world every day.
  3. Inspire Excellence – Embrace your unique skills and experiences. Identify ways to elevate your leadership by helping others find their purpose. Own your individual excellence and recognize the power of rising with others to achieve more.


  • $295 General Public Early Bird Rate through November 15, 2017
  • $325 General Public after November 15, 201
  • $275 Graduate Students and St. Catherine University Alumna


Schedule of events:

Time Event
8:00 Registration and Breakfast
8:30 Welcome
8:45-9:15 Morning Keynote Speaker
9:15-9:45 Table Talk
9:45-10:00 Break
10:00-11:00 Breakout Session 1
11:00-11:15 Break
11:15-12:15 Breakout Session 2
12:15-1:15 Lunch
1:15-2:15 Breakout Session 3
2:15-2:30 Break
2:30-3:30 Closing Keynote Speaker
3:45-5:30 Reception & Happy Hour (optional)

For more information, visit:

The Leadership Imperative

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