SAVE THE DATE for SOAR: Called to Lead 2023 - Students

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

University of Northwestern

3003 Snelling Ave North
St. Paul, MN 55113

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Professional Development Opportunity

What makes a Christ-centered leader stand out? This conference is for you if you are seeking ways to connect your faith and work to grow as a strong leader.

We are excited to invite UNW students to hear from alumni industry professionals at this leadership conference. Through practical teachings, you will walk away with new insights on ways to grow in your personal and professional development.

Reserve your FREE spot to network with recruiters, connect with alumni and industry professionals over lunch*, take in a couple of breakout sessions and close out the day with a chance to win prizes.

Keynote and breakout session speakers for 2023 – TBD (See 2022 lineup here)

Free Event Schedule

11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.Networking Lunch with Professionals*Billy Graham Community Life Commons Dining Room
9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.Employer Recruiting TablesBilly Graham Community Life Commons Lobby
1:30–2:15 p.m.Student Breakout Session 1Billy Graham Community Life Commons
2:30–3:15 p.m.Student Breakout Session 2Billy Graham Community Life Commons
3:30–3:45 p.m.Student Closing & PrizesBilly Graham Community Life Commons Dining Room

*If students do not have dining funds available for their lunch, please email for a meal scholarship.

Bonus Event

We have a limited number of tickets available for students to attend the morning keynote address in the Nazareth Great Room from 8:00–9:00 a.m. for only $10. We will be serving continental breakfast.

2022 Keynote Speaker

portrait of Liz Uram

Liz Uram is a nationally-recognized speaker and corporate trainer who works with leaders to develop the skills they need to make a bigger impact, get better results, and influence others to do their best.

Liz has been practicing, studying, and teaching leadership skills for more than 20 years. She has worked with companies like Wells Fargo, Transamerica, American Family Insurance, Allina Health, United Health, State of Minnesota, Jennie-O, and International Dairy Queen among many others.

Liz has written four books packed full of tools to help leaders get real results, real fast and she holds a degree in Organizational Leadership. Liz is passionate about serving God and others through her church, family, community, and business. As a nationally-recognized speaker, trainer, and author she works with organizations to help develop strong leaders. She lives in East Bethel, MN with her husband. In her free time, she enjoys golfing, gardening, and being a grandma.

2022 Keynote Schedule

7:30 a.m.Check-in StartsNazareth Hall Great Room
8:00–8:15 a.m.WelcomeNazareth Hall Great Room
8:15–9:00 a.m.Keynote Speaker - "God-honoring Leadership"
with Continental Breakfast
Nazareth Hall Great Room

*Please email to request a need-based scholarship.


2022 Ministry Partners

SOAR ministry partners University of Northwestern and Northwestern Media

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