SAVE THE DATE for SOAR: Called to Lead 2023

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

SAVE THE DATE for SOAR: Called to Lead 2023

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

University of Northwestern

3003 Snelling Ave North
St. Paul, MN 55113

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Professional Development Opportunity

Stand out as a Christ-centered leader. If you are looking for ways to grow as a godly leader, network, and enhance your career, this conference is for you. Elevate your personal and professional leadership development through a wide variety of learning experiences, PLUS this is an excellent opportunity to earn professional development credits.

We are excited to grow together intellectually and spiritually with practical and relevant teaching. Attend breakout sessions where Northwestern alumni bring their wisdom and godly counsel to leadership, networking, Christ in the workplace, personal branding, effective communication, and career development.

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

The SOAR 2023 Committee reviews keynote and breakout session speaker applications and recommendations. Submit your proposal or recommendation today. We hope to see you there.

We have limited seating! Reserve your ticket today.


Your ticket to SOAR includes a keynote, a continental breakfast, 2 breakout sessions, a networking lunch, employer recruiting tables, a complimentary professional photo, a discount coupon for our campus bookstore, and a chance to win prizes.

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.


7:30 a.m.Check-in StartsNazareth Hall Great Room
8:00–8:15 a.m.Welcome
Nazareth Hall Great Room
8:15–9:00 a.m.Keynote Speaker - "God-honoring Leadership"
with Continental Breakfast
Nazareth Hall Great Room
9:10 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Professional PhotosBilly Graham Community Life Commons Lobby
9:30–10:15 a.m.Breakout Session 1Billy Graham Community Life Commons
10:30–11:15 a.m.Breakout Session 2Billy Graham Community Life Commons
9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Employer Recruiting TablesBilly Graham Community Life Commons Lobby
11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.Networking LunchBilly Graham Community Life Commons Dining Room
1:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.Closing and PrizesBilly Graham Community Life Commons Dining Room


2022 Ministry Partners

SOAR ministry partners University of Northwestern and Northwestern Media

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