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Bruin Belles Womxn's Leadership Conference

The annual Women’s Leadership Conference is an event led by Bruin Belles that shows
the amazing accomplishments of women leaders in our community and amongst our
organization! It is a time where current Belles, Belle alums, and women in our community come together to show their support of women in leadership roles. This conference is a time to focus on leadership, professionalism and personal development, and to create a culture of respect for the women in our community.

One of the first events that I attended as a Belle was the Women’s Leadership
Conference, and it was the event that showed how impactful this organization was to my
community and myself! I was really inspired by the speakers, the dedication of Belles that led the conference, and the environment of women supporting women! It was so inspiring to be amongst so many girl bosses in one room!

This year, as a Distinguished Belle for the Women’s Leadership office, I got the
opportunity to be on committee for the conference and help plan the event. For weeks, our
committee came together for meetings to plan and organize the event, but we also created some amazing friendships through the stress of planning as well! At the conference, it was amazing to see so many Belles going out of their way to help each other and dedicate themselves to the event. Without the dedication of the Belles on the Women’s Leadership Conference Committee, the magic of the event would have been lost. And without our amazing Women’s Leadership Director, Kara, the conference would not have been as amazing, inspiring, and incredible as it was! (ily Kara!) I am so grateful to be amongst so many inspiring Belles, and Women’s Leadership Conference always reminds me of the incredible girls that we have in our org!

Adryana Thiess
Women's Leadership Distinguished Belle


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