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Save the Date // June 17–18

Come back home—it’s been too long!

The Purdue Women’s Network invites you to join us on the university’s flagship West Lafayette campus for Purdue Women’s Conference 2024, where women will gather to motivate, uplift, and connect within a supportive community of Purdue alumnae and friends.

Save the Date // June 17–18

Cost

  • $249 for members of the Purdue Alumni Association, John Purdue Club, President’s Council, or Parents & Families Club
  • $299 for nonmembers
  • $199 for employees and students from all Purdue campuses and Purdue Global
  • Register by March 31 for a $50 discount (not applicable for the employee and student rate)

Features

  • Event activities centralized at the historic Purdue Memorial Union
  • Discounted lodging options at the iconic Union Club Hotel
  • One special guest, four keynote speakers, and 20 breakout sessions
  • Exclusive giveaways, including a bracelet with a custom Purdue charm
  • Complimentary meals, including an at-the-ready nourishment hub (a big hit with last year’s attendees!)

Registration

  • Registration opens Friday, March 8, so mark your calendar and get ready to sign up early because space is limited. The registration deadline is Monday, June 3.

If you already plan on attending and wish to stay at the Union Club Hotel, you can book your room today!

SHAPE THE FUTURE

  • Event activities centralized at the historic Purdue Memorial Union
  • Discounted lodging options at the iconic Union Club Hotel
  • Three special guests, four keynote speakers, and 20 breakout sessions
  • Exclusive giveaways, including event T-shirts
  • Complimentary meals, including an at-the-ready nourishment hub (a big hit with last year’s attendees!)

MOTIVATE. UPLIFT. CONNECT.

The conference will feature more than 25 speakers, including five keynotes, and an exciting lineup of breakout sessions. Details about the cost to attend can be found on our pricing page. 

// Keynote Speakers //

Julie Thornton

(HHS’94)

Director of Career Services // Booth School of Business // The University of Chicago

Kathleen St. Jean

Founder and Chief Commercial Officer // 34 Lives

Cara Putman

(MBA’15)

Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of the Brock-Wilson Center for Women in Business // Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. School of Business // Purdue University

Kelly Hiller

Vice President of Marketing // Purdue University Marketing and Communications

Jillian Henry

(T’04)

Vice President for Engagement // Purdue for Life Foundation

Leanna Chroman

Vice President of Culture and Learning // Huse Culinary

SPECIAL EVENT

The Purdue Women’s Network is hosting an exclusive relationships workshop at a private local residence from 6 to 8 p.m. on June 7.

During this special event, elite relationships coach Bela Gandhi, who has been featured on numerous popular shows, discusses her “smart” approach to all types of relationships. This workshop carries a separate cost of $20 for members of the Purdue Alumni Association, the John Purdue Club, and President’s Council and $25 for nonmembers.

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THE MISSION OF THE PURDUE WOMEN’S NETWORK

is to create a sisterhood that motivates, uplifts, and connects alumnae and other Purdue women now and for life. The annual Purdue Women’s Conference draws women who are interesting in engaging and connecting with other women who share a love for the university.

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