2017 | Inaugural Lecture

Join the Dole Institute for the inaugural lecture in a special new signature series, the Elizabeth Dole Women in Leadership Lecture, delivered by former U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Dole. Dole will discuss her long career in public service, including her years as commissioner on the Federal Trade Commission, U.S. Secretary of Transportation, U.S. Secretary of Labor, […]

2018 | Military and Veteran Caregivers

When Sen. Bob Dole was hospitalized at Walter Reed Hospital in 2011, Sen. Elizabeth Dole became a firsthand witness to the hardships experienced by the caregivers to our nation’s veterans. The experience prompted her to found the Elizabeth Dole Foundation in support of military caregivers. The 2018 Elizabeth Dole Women in Leadership Lecture will focus […]

2019 | Rep. Sharice Davids

The institute is pleased to welcome U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids for the 2019 Elizabeth Dole Women in Leadership Lecture. Rep. Davids serves Kansas’ third legislative district and was sworn into the 116th Congress in January 2019. A graduate of Johnson County Community College, the University of Missouri at Kansas City and Cornell Law School, she […]

2020 | Major General Diana M. Holland

This year’s Elizabeth Dole Women in Leadership lecture will be given by Major General Diana M. Holland of the U.S. Army. “We are thrilled to have Major General Holland as our guest for this year’s Elizabeth Dole Women in Leadership lecture,” said Director Bill Lacy. “Her distinguished and storied career with the U.S. Army is […]