Women of Color Leadership Conference

The Women of Color Leadership Conference is an annual conference that seeks to provide an environment for, by and about women of color that promotes equity, education and professional development.


Event Details

Date and time

Friday, April 19

Check-in/ Continental Breakfast - 7:30am - 8:15am

Introductions will begin at 8:30am

Closing Remarks will begin at 2:45pm

Last Vendor Shopping - 3pm-4pm


UMKC Student Union
5100 Cherry Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64110


Register to Attend
  • Registration Portal will close on Friday, March 15, 2024
  • Registration fee - $100 (includes seat, continental breakfast, conference sessions and keynote luncheon)


Are you Interested in being a Presenter at the Conference?

The submission period has started for presentations relevant to women and Black, Indigenous, Multiracial, People of Color women within the four content areas: Health, financial wellness, career advancement or community engagement.

Submit your Proposal Here


Vendor Information

We are bringing vendors back to our event!

Vendor Fees (Per Table)
Vendor Rate: $100

All registration fees are final and non-refundable.

Vendor Package
With the purchase of a table, vendor registration includes:
One 5’ Display Table
Two Chairs
Table Sign
One Lunch (NOTE: $20.00 charge per Additional Lunch)
Recognition on the WOCLC Website
Scheduled mentions on the WOCLC Social Media Channels (optional)  

Still interested in becoming a vendor during our event? 

Register your vendor booth here


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Interested in Supporting Our Mission?

This conference celebrates the accomplishments and pursuits of Women of Color in the Kansas City area. There are several ways you can support our mission.

Sponsorship levels

  • Diamond - $5,000
  • Platinum - $3,000
  • Gold - $2,500
  • Ruby - $2,000
  • Sapphire $1,500
  • Silver - $1,000
  • Bronze - $500

Sponsorship deadline

Friday, March 15, 2024

Learn more about sponsorship opportunities (PDF)

Become a sponsor

Justification Letter
If you are considering asking your employer to sponsor your attendance, please see the sample justification letter (word document) and edit as you see fit.

Complimentary parking for attendees on the 5th and 6th levels of the Cherry Street Parking Garage, located at 50th and Oak Street. Use the walking bridge on the south side of the 5th level to get to the Student Union. Accessible parking is available in the Garage and also in the lot between the Student Union and the Bloch Executive Hall.
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