The 2019 Women’s Leadership Academy Retreat Series is here! -- EXPIRED! CHECK BACK FOR THE NEXT ONE

At Thornager's, a beautiful mountain retreat in Flagstaff, AZ

March 29, 2019 - Your Leadership Presence

May 17, 2019 - Stress Resilience and Everyday Mindfulness

For real women who are up for the adventure. And because being a leader* takes guts.
(*everyone is a leader of their own lives)

Don’t come if:

You have no interest in changing your life.
You don’t value relating to other women.

Come to get:

Reflection to guide your future. Laughter. Strategies that work.
Fantastic sessions and panels with dynamic women and experts.

Only $397 for both retreats of the WLA 2019 series. Spaces are limited.

Free gifts: yoga gift certificate, skin care from Peak Scents, and great food at a beautiful mountain retreat.

The first 40 registrants will get entered into a drawing for a free coaching package (valued at $1000).

Part of the proceeds go to the Flagstaff Arts Council.

More options! For the FIRST TIME, also available:

  • Retreat tickets PLUS:
    • Coaching Package
    • Online Women’s Leadership Academy
    • Mastermind Group
    • Also, you and your friends are invited to a special pre-retreat event with wine and prizes.
      • Pre-retreat event: Blind Wine Tasting Party.     Location: Coconino Center for the Arts
      • Date:  Tuesday, March 26, 2019     Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm
      • Details:  Free tickets for you and 5 of your people (friends, spouse or colleagues)
      • Wine enthusiasts, volunteering to pour:
        • Denise Burley, Director, Mohave County Dpt. of Public Health
        • Elizabeth Vogler, Deputy Director, Flagstaff Arts Council

Retreat #1

March 29, 2019 - Your Leadership Presence

This engaging retreat is for all driven professionals who want to advance within their career. Come learn the skills and strategies to contribute while being influential, respected, and considered for the next level of leadership. With a special welcome from Dr. Rita Cheng.

What to expect:

  • Learn the 14 practical skills and strategies needed to influence and succeed while advancing through your career
  • Up-level your ability to lead with assertiveness, embrace a leadership mentality, and create a vertical learning curve to enhance your career potential and effectiveness
  • Highlight your strengths and growth areas, and gain feedback about your presence and goals
  • Clarify your next steps alongside a community of driven women who believe in “on purpose” living
  • Jettison yourself forward with inspirational stories from exemplary women leaders

Dr. Rita Cheng

President, Northern Arizona University

Lisa Lamberson

Owner, Mountain Sports

Sarah Douthit

Chief Probation Officer, Coconino County Adult Probation

Dr. Margot Saltonstall

Associate Vice President, Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, Northern Arizona University

Erika Mazza

CEO and General Manager, Northern AZ Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority

Dr. Corey Hartman

Head of School, Basis Flagstaff

Becky Daggett

Interim Executive Director, Flagstaff Arts Council

Amanda Guay

Director of Community Health Program & Service, North Country HealthCare

Julie Lancaster

President & Retreat Facilitator Lancaster Consulting

Retreat #2

May 17, 2019 - Stress Resilience and Everyday Mindfulness

This engaging retreat is for women who could use a day to let go and be present, practice self-care and growth, learn strategies for sustainable peace, and develop a community of women who are committed to the same thing.

  • Assess 8 areas for fulfillment, stress, and potential for improving the quality of your life
  • Understand the neuroscience of mindfulness and why it is sweeping the nation, at home and at work, and create systems to invite awareness, mindfulness, and joy into your every day
  • Discover the keys to hardy resilience and the 3 options you have when facing stress
  • Learn from inspirational stories of exemplary women leaders
  • Assess your personality style and how to best maximize stress reduction for each style
  • Connect with dynamic women who believe in “on purpose” living

Rose Toehe

Workforce Development Specialist, Coconino County Career Center

Kathryn Nelson

Health Coach, Population Health, Northern Arizona Healthcare

Katie Wittekind

Wellness Manager, Northern Arizona Public Employees Benefit Trust

Veronica Hipolito

Dean of Student Development and Community Engagement, Coconino Community College
Julie Ryan

Julie Ryan

Executive Director Campus Health Services, Northern Arizona University

Jamie Whelan

Councilmember, City of Flagstaff

Julie Lancaster

President & Retreat Facilitator Lancaster Consulting

We’d like to thank our sponsors who are committed to empowering women on their leadership journeys: