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Soderquist Leadership Circle for Women


The 2015 Soderquist Leadership Circle for Women was a big success!
Are you interested in attending the next Women's Circle?


Connect with women leaders through an immersive learning experience
with continuous group mentoring & development for your unique cohort. 

On January 28-30, 2015, 15 women leaders gathered at Greystone Estate for a leadership development experience unlike any other. Leaders had the chance to...

✓ Share best practices and engage in small group discussion with other female leaders.
✓ Gain tools and resources helpful in facing relevant issues.
✓ Participate in ongoing learning, coaching, and opportunities to connect with your cohort in the year that follows.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Evening Session
Keynote Speaker: Angel Smith, Attorney

Critical Question #1: Our Paradox: What does research reveal about us and why does it matter?

Guided Reflection & Discussion Time

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Morning Session
Critical Question #2: Searching for common ground: What are thought leaders telling us?
Critical Question #3: Mentoring that actually works: What is our obligation to one another as leaders?

Afternoon Session
Critical Question #4: Living what we believe: What role do our guiding principles play?

Evening Session
Dinner and Speaker

Guided Reflection/Discussion Time

Friday, January 30, 2015

Morning Session
Critical Question #5: Mutual encroachment: How do we master the equilibrium of life and work?

Explanation of Group Coaching Plan

Susan Barrett
Susan Barrett

Susan's career in the medical field brought her to Mercy Hospital where she served as Director of Outreach Services, Vice President, and President. She then became President of Mercy Health System of Kansas, followed by Northwest Arkansas where she retired in December of 2008. Susan and her husband, Rex, are the parents of two grown children, Jason and Chody.

Wendy Soderquist Togami
Wendy Soderquist Togami

Wendy brings experience in innovative leadership development from fifteen years at The Soderquist Center and eight years of student leadership development at Taylor University, in addition to her work with additional colleges and universities. She has a particular passion for not-for-profit agencies and has several years of experience working in this arena. Wendy holds her Master of Arts in Student Personnel Administration in Higher Education.

Lori Chalmers
Lori Chalmers

Lori serves as the Director of Operations for The Soderquist Center as well as a facilitator. Lori comes to us after serving as an executive at Ozark Guidance, the local community mental health center. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Nationally Certified Counselor. She received her Bachelor’s in Biblical Literature and Psychology from Ozark Christian College and her Master’s in Community Counseling from Pittsburg State University. She is passionate about adoption and foster care issues.