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Zada Cooper Leadership Symposium - Using Your Strengths for Success

Saturday, May 4, 2019, 7:30am to 12:30pm
201 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA 52240

The Zada Cooper Leadership Symposium, presented by the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, will feature influential University and national leaders who will inspire you to be your best! This year's speakers and breakout sessions will focus on the theme, "Using Your Strengths for Success." Students, professionals, and faculty/staff from all disciplines were welcome to attend this FREE event and professional headshots will be offered at no charge.


7:30 - 8:00 am, Registration and Professional Headshots

8:00 - 8:10 am, Welcome: Dean Donald Letendre

8:10 - 9:10 am, Keynote Speaker: Jannet Carmichael

9:10 - 9:30 am, Student Leadership Award Presentations

9:45 - 10:30 am, Breakout Session

10:35 - 11:20 am, Breakout Session

11:30 am - 12:30 pm, Negotiations Workshop: Michele Williams

12:30 - 1:15 pm, Optional Lunch and Networking

1:15 - 2:00 pm, Optional Breakout Session


Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Kayla Sanders in advance at 3193358348 or