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Women's Leadership Summit

Keynote Speaker: Brenda VanLengen

Brenda VanLengen will begin her 29th year of broadcasting women’s basketball games on television in 2023-24. The Emmy Award winning broadcaster covers the SEC, Big Ten and Big 12 Conferences on ESPN, SEC Network, Big Ten Network and regional networks. She has been the game analyst (color commentator) for 12 college women’s basketball national championships, plus the 2013 World University Games in Russia. Over the past 13 years, she has also provided play-by-play for basketball, softball, volleyball and soccer broadcasts. VanLengen is currently producing a groundbreaking, multi-episode documentary series on the origin story of college women’s basketball entitled “If Not For Them.”

Thank you for the enthusiasm for this year's summit. Registration is now full, but a waitlist has been started. Please feel free to register below to be added to the waitlist and someone will contact you if a spot opens up.

This summit is specifically designed for women in the field who are looking to enhance their leadership skills and are ready to say I Will- 
I will be strong. I will be brave. I will overcome any obstacle in my way.

This year's summit will take place at Eagles Landing in Olathe. This is an opportunity to learn from dynamic leaders, gain new perspectives, and network with fellow professionals. Don't miss out on this chance to elevate your leadership skills and make valuable connections within the field. Get ready for an amazing experience at the 5th Annual KRPA Women's Leadership Summit on August 29, 2023. 


When: August 29, 2023

Where: Eagles Landing
475 S. Wardcliff Drive, Olathe, KS 66061

Included Lunch and CEUs


7:30 Headshots *Registration Required
8:30 Registration
9:00 Welcome
9:15 – 10:15 Opening Session, I will be strong
Keynote Speaker: Brenda VanLengen
10:15- 10:30 Ice Breaker
10:30-11:30 Roundtables
11:30-11:50 Stretching
11:50-12:45 Lunch
12:45- 1:45  Panel, I will be a leader
1:45 - 2:30 Afternoon Session 1, I will lift up others
Speaker: Dani Welniak
2:30-2:45 Break
2:45 -3:30 Afternoon Session 2, I will be aware
Speaker: Haley Prophet
3:30- 5:00  Networking Reception

Hotel: Information Coming Soon

Thank you to our sponsors!

2022 WLS participants

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2020 WLS participants

2019 WLS participants

For questions or more information about upcoming workshops, please contact the KRPA office at (785) 235-6533 or jamie@krpa.org.

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