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Young Women’s Leadership Summit

The application for the 2020 Young Women’s Leadership Summit is now closed. Applications for the 2021 Summit will open in January 2021!

The Foster School of Business’ Young Women’s Leadership Summit is targeted for rising high school seniors interested in business. The three and half day, overnight program brings young women to the University of Washington Seattle campus. Students in this program will learn about professionalism and what to expect in a college business setting. Over the course of the program, students will interact with faculty, alumni, and employers in the areas of finance, operations and supply chain management, and information systems, while learning about the different fields of business they can study and careers they can pursue.

Program Details: Click on each heading to learn more.

Summer 2020 Dates: Sunday, July 12 – Wednesday, July 15

By joining this program, you will take your first step into the business world at one of the top public universities in the nation. The Foster Young Women’s Leadership Summit has programming from 9-5PM daily (with the exception of Sunday check-in) and is filled with team-building activities, faculty lectures, leadership development, and student and alumni connections. In the evening, the fun continues with exploration activities around the university. All meals will be provided during the three and a half days.

Join us and connect with other like-minded young women while exploring the world of business through faculty and current student interactions!

  • Be a rising high school senior (Class of 2021)
  • Have a GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale (unofficial transcripts are required)
  • Extracurricular activities (as showcased through your resume)
  • A demonstrated interest in learning more about business (either through activities, coursework, or as exhibited through the personal statement)
  • First generation college students are strongly encouraged to apply
The application deadline for the 2020 Young Women’s Leadership Summit is March 30th at 11:59 PM PST.

Application Materials Required:

  1. Completed online application: Application available here.
  2. Unofficial transcript (You will upload this as part of your online application).

Student Program Fee:

$250 per student

The cost of the three-day camp is $250 which includes accommodations, meals, activities, and program materials. A scholarship application is available for students with demonstrated financial need. The scholarship application is included in the program application.

WLS Contact Info

Andrea Pesola
Student Engagement Program Manager
Undergraduate Programs Office
202 Dempsey Hall, Box 353223
P: 206.543.4625 | F: 206.685.9392
Email: [email protected]