The objective of Women in Leadership of Central Illinois is to promote leadership among women by providing mentoring, networking and educational opportunities.

Join Women In Leadership!

Women in Leadership of Central Illinois brings together professional women who desire to grow professionally and personally.

We offer educational programming, networking events and other opportunities to connect and inspire each other to bigger and better things.

Every September, we host a Conference for continued education and enlightenment.

If that sounds like you, we hope you will join us.

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Monday, May 20th

11:30 am


Kitchen + Craft Beer 

Located in the Warehouse District of Downtown Peoria

736 SW Washington St. 

WIL members (and guests) are invited to a networking lunch. 

RSVP to Kathy Schaeffer at by Fri, April12.



Women In Leadership
introduce BOOK CLUB
for 2019

We're discussing a NEW BOOK!
Discover the seven decisions that
determine personal success with the book  
The Travelers Gift by Andy Andrews.  

The next Zoom online meeting is
Saturday, March 9 from 8:30-9:15am.
For more information, contact Allison Vershaw at


for the monthly luncheon 


Join us for the
 May WIL Luncheon


This month's luncheon is one week later than usual

Thursday, May 16, 2019
11:30 - 1:00 pm
Par-A-Dice Hotel
21 Blackjack Blvd, East Peoria


Leadership Tasks

Steve Garland, owner and president of Dale Carnegie Training of Greater Illinois

Steve defines leadership by the tasks people perform within an organization. He will describe how those tasks differ from organizational authority and management. After attending the presentation, each participant should have a clearer understanding of when they are leading, managing or practicing the authority of their position. 


Lunch Buffet will include:

Tossed Salad with tomato, cucumber and shredded cheese served with Ranch, French and Italian Dressings

Chicken Fajitas

Beef Taco meat

Grilled red, green and onions



Sour cream

Shredded cheese


Diced tomatoes

Flour Tortillas

Tortilla chips

Refried beans

Mexican Rice

Churros with Chocolate and Carmel dipping sauces

Fresh Fruit


Register before Fri, May 10th Early Bird pricing!


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Mail us: Women in Leadership, PO Box 1521, Peoria, IL  61655

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