When is Women’s Leadership Panel 2018?

Wednesday, November 28th from 5:00 - 8:30pm. Vendors and raffle, exclusive WLP giveaways, and passed hors d'oeuvres start right at 5pm so be sure to beat the crowd!

Where is it?

The event is at the McNamara Alumni Center on the University of Minnesota campus. (200 SE Oak St, Minneapolis, MN 55455)

Where do I park? How do I get there?
  • The closest parking will be the adjacent ramp on University Ave. Parking is $3.00 per hour with a daily maximum of $12.00. Evening events at the Alumni Center may qualify for event rates of $8.00 - $10.00 per car.
  • Metered street parking is available along Oak Street — Accepts credit cards. Enforced Mon - Sat until 8pm.
  • Two handicapped parking spaces are available at the Alumni Center's entrance on Oak Street.
  • 2 blocks south of the Alumni center is the Oak St Ramp. Parking is $3.00 per hour with a daily maximum of $12.00. Evening events at the Alumni Center may qualify for event rates of $8.00 - $10.00 per car.
  • The light rail is also a great option especially if you’re coming from downtown. Hop on the green line downtown and hop off at the East Bank platform. You’ll only have a short walk from your stop to the Alumni Center.
  • Please also consider using rideshare services such as Lyft or Uber.
What’s the attire? Do I need to bring anything?

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Do I need to RSVP?

Yes! To make things easy the night of the event, we highly recommend purchasing your ticket ahead of time here. However, tickets will also be available at the door. Prices are as follows:


  • Ad Fed and Ad 2 Members – FREE
  • Students - $20
  • Non-members - $40
Who are this year’s panelists?

  • Leeya Rose Jackson, Art Director at Carmichael Lynch and Co-Host of Borrowed Interest Podcast
  • Liz Giel, VP Strategy at Fast Horse and Co-Founder of The Coven MPLS
  • Marcia Miller, President at StoneArch Creative
  • Mariana Quiroga, Founder, Chief Strategist of MariEQ LLC
  • Moderated by: Julie Koepsell, Managing Director at Mirum Agency
Do I have to be a member to attend?

Membership is not required for attendance. All are welcome! Those who are members of Ad Fed and Ad 2 receive free entry.


Who are this year’s panelists?
  • Donna Robinson (CEO, Nina Hale)
  • Karen Deutsch (Director of Creative Strategy, Target)
  • Stephanie Rich (Owner/Partner, Goby Partners)
  • Lori Yeager-Davis (President, Martin Williams)
  • Jaylon Rosenblum (Owner/Partner, Goby Partners)
Do I need to bring anything?

Note-taking tools are encouraged. This year’s event features a raffle, women-owned vendors, as well as local Twin Cities artists and makers so please bring cash/card payment if you are interested.



How do I submit a question?

There will be time carved out for questions the night of the event, but feel free to tweet your question @Ad2MN with the hashtag #WLP18.


I don’t know anyone else who wants to go. Should I come?

Absolutely! This year’s event prioritizes connection and interaction among all attendees, as well as offers artwork and vendors if you’re feeling a little less social. There will be plenty of people to mingle with before, during, and after the event.

Look for Ad 2 and Ad Fed board members – they love connecting with new people.