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Young Women’s Leadership Summit

Applications are now closed for the 2018 Summit. Applications for next year’s Young Women’s Leadership Summit will open in early 2019!

The Foster School of Business’ Young Women’s Leadership Summit is targeted for rising high school juniors and 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 2019 Dates: Sunday, July 14 – Wednesday, July 17

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 junior or senior (Class of 2020 or 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 (strongly encouraged to apply)
Applications are now closed for the 2018 Summit. Applications for next year’s Women’s Leadership Summit will open in early 2019!

Application Materials Required:

  • Online application & Personal Statement
    • Student Information
    • Parent/Guardian Information
    • School Information
    • Activities and Achievements
    • Personal Experience
    • Optional Demographic Data
  • Unofficial transcript

Student Program Fee:

$200 per student

The cost of the three day camp is $200 which includes accommodations, meals, activities, and program materials. Scholarship application available for students with demonstrated financial need.

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: pesola@uw.edu