wps conf 2023

Women in Public Service 2023 Conference

Join Women in Public Service on Thursday, July 13 for our 2023 conference!

We will hear from Dr. Kaye Monk-Morgan as she speaks about When Women in Public Service Lead. (Participants get a free book!)

Come network and relax, enjoying time with friends and colleagues.

Register Now!

2023 WPS Conference Schedule

July 13, 2023
Time Session Speaker Topic
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM Breakfast    
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Main Session Dr. Kaye Monk-Morgan When Women in Public Service Lead
10:40 AM - 11:40 AM Breakout Session 1 Ali Levine Life-Changing Hacks in Microsoft Office
10:40 AM - 11:40 AM Breakout Session 1 Monique Garcia Simple Ways to Embed DEI in your Organization
11:45 AM - 12:10 PM Lunch    
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Lunch Speaker Sarah Jane Crespo Stepping Toward Civility: A Facilitator's Tips For Healthy Dialogue
1:20 PM - 2:20 PM Breakout Session 1 Tonya Bronleewe Marshmallow Challenge: Working Together for Serious and Silly Goals
1:20 PM - 2:20 PM Breakout Session 2 Abigail Hammack LinkedIn
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Closing Session Racquel Theisen Mentoring and Peer Coaching

Members: $85
Non-Members: $120

Registration deadline: July 6, 2023.

Location & Parking

The conference is located at Woolsey Hall at Wichita State University.

There will be 20 parking spots reserved at Woolsey Hall for WPS to use. Overflow parking will be at The Flats at WSU.

Interactive Campus Map Google Maps: Woolsey Hall Google Maps: The Flats

Visitors may also park without a permit for up to 3 days each semester in Visitor lots marked with a "V."

The visitor lots closest to Woolsey Hall are lots 13, 14, 15, and 39.

Closest Visitor Lots Interactive Visitor Parking Map 

dr.kaye monk-morgan headshot and bio


Dr. Kaye Monk-Morgan is the president and CEO of the Kansas Leadership Center (KLC), an internationally recognized center of excellence for leadership development and civic engagement. She previously served as the inaugural Chief Impact Officer. Her work fosters civic leadership for stronger, healthier, and more prosperous communities in Kansas and beyond.

Prior to her time at the KLC, Monk-Morgan served Wichita State University for over 30 years, and ultimately as the Vice President for Strategic Engagement and Planning. Over the years herresponsibilities included community and economic development, strategic planning, assessment and accreditation, and coordination of WSU’s First-Generation student services.

An active community servant, Monk-Morgan currently serves as a board member for: NXTUS, a non-profit that catalyzes startup ecosystems; The African American Museum of Kansas; and Emprise Bank. She is a trustee for the Wichita Land Bank and advisor to the Ulrich Museum at Wichita State University. A former board chair for Wichita Festivals, Kaye continues to volunteer for signature events like the Riverfest Gospelfest and Autumn and Art.  

A proud first-generation college graduate, Kaye has an earned Bachelor of Chemistry/Business, a Master of Arts in Public Administration, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership.

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Kate Young, Program Manager


(316) 978-5130