2018 Women's Leadership Forum

February 21-23 San Antonio, TX

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Schedule at a Glance


Wednesday, February 21


Times Sessions
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm Registration
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Networking Reception – Get to know your fellow attendees during this very interactive kickoff event.

Thursday, February 22


Times Sessions
7:30 am - 5:00 pm Registration
7:30 am - 8:30 am Breakfast
8:30 am - 10:00 am Dr. Cynthia Tenient-Matson, President, Texas A&M University - San Antonio
10:00 am -10:15 am Break
10:15 am - 12:00 pm The Power of the She Economy
  • Mary Lou Merkt, VP for Finance and Administration, Furman University and NACUBO Board Chair
  • Kay McFarlin, President, TIAA Charitable
  • Lindy Sherwood, President, Senior Managing Director, TIAA and Chair, Kaspick & Company Board of Managers, Kaspick
  • Christina Cutlip, Senior Managing Director, Institutional Retirement Client Engagement & Advocacy, TIAA
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Confident Communication and Networking Know How
  • Terri Thompson, Owner, Terri Thompson Presents
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm Break
2:45 pm - 4:15 pm Karren Alexander, Author of Invisible Hand - Overcoming Obstacles and Challenges
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm Book Signing & Reception

Friday, February 23


Times Sessions
7:30 am - 8:30 am Breakfast
8:30 am - 10:00 am Carry Out, Carry On
  • Marta Perez Drake, Senior Vice President, Education, Development and Membership, NACUBO
  • Susan Maddux, Vice President for Finance and Administration, Presbyterian College
10:00 am - 10:15 am Break
10:15 am - 11:45 am Dr. Kelly Quintanilla, President, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
11:45 am - 12:00 pm Meeting Reflections and Wrap-Up