Welcome to The Way Up Conference

Developing Women Leaders to Enhance Higher Education

For over thirty-five years, women in the State of Iowa have hosted The Way Up Conference to assist women in higher education institutions as they continue to develop their leadership and administrative skills and expertise. The conference has always been designed to provide value for presenters and participants as well as networking opportunities for all.

The Way Up conference program committee has issued a Call For Proposals for concurrent sessions for the 2024 conference.  See the link for details.

Conference Attendees

Who should attend The Way Up Conference?

  • Higher education administrators

  • Those aspiring to a higher education administrative position

  • Faculty and professional staff in and aspiring to higher education leadership positions