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The application deadline for the fall Women's Institute for Leadership Development (W.I.L.D.) is Wednesday, Sept. 13.

A semester-long program sponsored by the Women's Center, W.I.L.D. focuses on developing the leadership
skills of women students. The Institute, now in its fourth year, is designed to explore women's styles of
leadership and to create an environment that values and nurtures women leaders by incorporating theory and

The Institute features seven modules, including welcome/orientation, ropes course, women's leadership styles,
diversity -leading outside the lines, communication styles and conflict management, emerging
careers/networking and reflection/synthesis.

A Steering Committee, coordinated by Julie Dodd, Director of the Women's Center, is responsible for the
design and implementation of the Institute. Members of the Institute are chosen through an application process
at the beginning of each semester.

Students can pick up a brochure and application in the Women's Center, 1000 Webb University Center, or visit
information tables in the South Mall of Webb Center 12:30-1:30 p.m. Sept. 5 and Sept. 7. Interest sessions will be held 7-7:45 p.m. in Whitehurst Hall and 7:15-8 p.m. in Rogers Hall Sept. 5, and 2-3 p.m. in the Smithfield Room in Webb University Center Sept. 11. For more information call 683-4109.

This article was posted on: August 18, 2000

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