Learn more about the exciting events and speakers you can expect at NCCWSL.
This year, AAUW invites hundreds of college women from around the country for two days of virtual leadership training, inspiration and networking at our National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL).Register Now
What to Expect at the Conference
Workshops & Panels
NCCWSL offers skill-building workshops that are designed to challenge and inspire you to make an impact on your campus and in your community long after you leave the conference.
Get the chance to meet and hear from groundbreaking women working across a range of fields. Past NCCWSL speakers include feminist author Roxane Gay, founder of the Me Too movement Tarana Burke, and author and global health advocate Chelsea Clinton.
Women of Distinction
Each year, AAUW presents the Woman of Distinction Awards at NCCWSL to recognize women leaders who have made extraordinary accomplishments in their professions or their communities. Past awardees include LGBT activist Sarah McBride, 43rd Treasurer of the US Rosie Rios, first Black female Captain at West Point Simone Askew, and plus-size fashion designer Ashley Nell Tipton.
Tentative NCCWSL 2021 Schedule
Tuesday, May 25
11:00 AM- 12:30 PM…… Welcome & Keynote with Brittney Cooper
12:30 PM- 1:00 PM…… Break & Networking Time
1:00 PM- 2:00 PM…… Panel Session I
2:15 PM- 3:15 PM…… STEM Roundtable
3:15 PM- 3:45 PM…… Break & Networking Time
4:00 PM- 5:00 PM…… Workshop Session I
Wednesday, May 26
11:00 AM- 12:30 PM…… Women of Distinction Fireside Chat
12:45 PM- 1:45 PM…… Workshop Session II
2:00 PM- 3:00 PM…… Panel Session II
3:15 PM- 4:15 PM…… Closing Ceremony & Call to Action
Turning Moments into a Movement
There was never a moment I didn’t feel empowered and inspired.