When Wednesday, February 6, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM PST
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Community Life Center in Lynnwood 
19820 Scriber Lake Rd
Lynnwood, WA 98036

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Event is sold out!

  • Early Bird Registration (by Jan. 23, 2019): $125 Member (PNWS-AWWA, PNCWA) / $165 Non-Member / $55 Student.
  • After Jan. 23, 2019: $150 Member /$190 Non-Member / $80 Student.

Cost includes lunch and light snacks in the morning and afternoon.  Coffee, tea, and water will be provided throughout the day.  A networking social will take place at the end of the day.

Registration and payment deadline is Friday, February 1, 2019.  No refunds or cancellations will be accepted after that date, however, substitute registrations are welcome. Please email requests for substitutions or cancellations.  "No shows" that have not prepaid will be billed.

Event Contact

Darcie McAlister dmcalister@woodinvillewater.com  for registration questions.

Erika Schuyler erika.schuyler@murraysmith.us  for all other inquiries.


2019 Women in Leadership Symposium


Lynnwood, WA


We have such a fabulous response this year, sadly registration for the event is closed.  Please feel free to join us for the Final Presentation and Networking Event from 3:45 – 5:30pm, free of charge and compliments of the Planning Committee.  Thank you for your support of the Symposium.

We are excited to announce the Seattle-area Women in Leadership Symposium will be taking place on Wednesday February 6, 2019.



Spend an inspiring day focused on "A Call to Action" for women
to step up as stewards 
of our lives, communities, and world.
Come and learn how to unleash limits 
and lead with clear vision,
integrity, and passion.

Join us for a day to network, share strategies, and learn about tackling challenges - as you navigate your career path. This symposium is all about women leaders at various stages of their career and in different circumstances learning from each other. 


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We are very pleased to announce our keynote morning speakers:

  • Mami Hara, Director, Seattle Public Utilities
  • Neha Khattri, Engineering Project Manager, Facebook
  • Marilyn Strickland, President & CEO, Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce

The afternoon will include two skills building breakout sessions with three topics to choose from: 

A) Communication/Career Development, B) Technical, and C) Mentoring.



Call to Action!

World Water Day - March 22, 2019.  Join us! Click for more information.



Past Women in Leadership Symposiums (click the year for details)




Note:  Photographs may be taken of attendees in connection with the Women In Leadership symposium. AWWA-PNWS may use such photographs with or without names for any lawful purpose, including for such purposes as publicity, advertising, and web content.


Get Inspired |  Danielle Pedi, Program Officer – Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Be Bold |  Robin G. McPherson, Assistant Attorney General, Ecology Division, Washington State Attorney General’s Office

Now Rise |  Marla Smith-Nilson, Founder and Executive Director, Water 1st Internation


Sponsorship opportunities are available through the registration page. 

            Please contact Darcie McAlister dmcalister@woodinvillewater.com for more information.