2023 She Leads Program

9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (reception to follow)
Emerson Auditorium and Frick Forum, Knight/Bauer Hall at Washington University

Mentor Workshop (Breakfast event)
Elise Miller Hoffman, COO, ImageMover, GP, Cultivation Capital

Welcome Remarks
Taylor Yocom, Admissions Specialist, WashULaw (MFA ’18 and Olin Fellow Alumna ’16)

Women in Entrepreneurship Panel

  • Angelica Harris, Founder and CEO, Top Tutors for Us (BSBA ’21, BS ’21, MS ’22)
  • Dr. Karen Gheesling Mullis (moderator), Director of New Ventures, Washington University Office of Technology Management (Postdoctoral Fellow ’90–’94)
  • Dr. Nancy Tye-Murray, Department of Otolaryngology, Washington University School of Medicine and the Founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Amptify
  • Dr. Linda Wu, Co-Founder and CEO, MiDoc, Inc. (MBA ’23); Adjunct Professor, Olin Business School; Assistant Professor, Washington University School of Medicine

Olin Fellow Reading
Maria Vertkin, MFA candidate, Robert R. Anschuetz Memorial Olin Fellow


Ida H. Early Composing a Life Panel
Inspiring successful and diverse women panelists share and discuss how they have combined career, personal life, and other interests beyond graduation. Sponsored by The Women’s Society of Washington University.

  • Ida H. Early, Retired Administrator, Washington University in St. Louis and local volunteer
  • Dr. Kerri Morgan, PhD, OTR/L, ATP, Assistant Professor for the Program in Occupational Therapy and Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine
  • Stephanie Regagnon, Executive Director of Innovation Partnerships at the Danforth Plant Sciences Center

3MT® Research Presentations and Awards

Karl King Hoagland, Jr. Keynote Speaker
Tatum Getty, Founding General Partner, THENA Capital (BSBA ’04)

Networking Reception

She Leads Symposium @ WashU: 3MT® Competition 2023

The Graduate Center (TGC) in partnership with the Olin-Chancellor’s Fellowship (OCF) is hosting a special adaptation of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition open to all full-time graduate and professional degree students from Washington University.

Check out highlights of the She Leads Symposium @ WashU 2022 here.