| about the conference |
Our theme this year, Rise Up, celebrates the return of the annual AAWIL Conference and the triumph of Asian American women who have overcome various challenges in their lives. Hear from leaders who will share their experiences, advice, and tips at this conference, and learn how you, too, can rise!
| about aawil |
The Asian American Women in Leadership (AAWIL) Conference is a Boston-based leadership conference dedicated to Asian American female students and professionals. Since 2004, the conference has been engaging more than 150 Asian American women annually in workshops and discussions that explore various aspects of leadership. Attendees include high school, college and graduate students and professionals from Boston and northeastern U.S. regions.
The AAWIL Conference aims to set forth strategic dialogue on the importance of leadership for Asian American girls and women. Specifically, the conference is designed to:
+ Explore the role of leaders and various aspects of leadership in a context relevant to Asian American women
+ Highlight the effectiveness of different leadership skills and styles
+ Energize and equip attendees to seek out future leadership opportunities
+ Create cross-generational networks among attendees that will extend discussions and relationships beyond the scope of the conference
+ Raise awareness about ASPIRE, its mission and value to Asian American girls and women
Hosted by ASPIRE in partnership with Simmons Community Engagement. ASPIRE and Simmons University will take photographs and recordings that may be used in future ASPIRE and/or Simmons marketing materials. By registering for the conference, you are consenting to the use of the photographs and videos. Tickets are non-refundable, but they may be transferable.