Women’s Advance Conference


The UConn Women’s Advance Conference Planning Committee is seeking proposals by Monday, March 25, 2023 for workshops and presentations for the 2023 UConn Women’s Advance Conference to be held at the UConn School of Law on Wednesday, May 17, 2023.

The UConn Women’s Advance Conference is a professional development opportunity for women staff, faculty and graduate students at all levels of the University that is designed to expand skills, increase knowledge, and enhance networks to promote a more inclusive and supportive working and learning environment.

UConn staff, faculty, graduate students and community professionals are invited to submit proposals that cover a wide range of topics including, but not limited to communication skills, cultural competency, negotiation skills, organizational time-savers, professional networking, leadership development, workplace climate, navigating the tenure process, global engagement and work/life flexibility.


The theme of this year’s conference is

In this time of divisiveness among people, and the soaring visibility of racism, sexism, and other forms of oppression, it is our hope that proposals will seek to build community, expand skills and increase knowledge to address these important topics.


All proposals must be submitted through the
online submission form HERE by March 20, 2023.




NOTE: Due to budgetary considerations, it is not possible to offer an honorarium to workshop presenters; however registration fees will be waived.