2019 Conference Has Been Canceled Until Further Notice:


2018 Conference Theme:


Leadership for personal and social impact.


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Fatima Doman, MA, CCP - Bestselling Author, Speaker and Executive Coach (Keynote)

Fatima Doman has motivated audiences across six continents to leverage their authentic strengths for transformation.  A globally recognized voice in leadership, engagement, and well-being, Fatima is passionate about empowering people for sustainable high performance—at work and in life.  Doman’s experience fleeing her country of birth in the wake of war informs her work to help people build resilience in the midst of challenges.  For decades, Fatima has worked successfully with Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 clients representing a variety of industries, and with educators around the world. Her books, Authentic Strengths and True You have been featured by the Huffington Post, Psychology Today, on TV, Radio, YouTube, e-learning, and her workshops have been licensed globally. As Founder of Authentic Strengths Advantage, Fatima shares innovative, evidence-based tools rooted in the groundbreaking science of Positive Psychology—engaging people to bring out the best in themselves and in those they influence.  Fatima has served as Co-Founder/Co-Director of FranklinCovey’s Global Executive Coaching Practice, as Faculty for the FranklinCovey/Columbia University Executive Coach Certification Program, and managed certification for the internationally acclaimed 7 Habits of Highly Effective PeopleFatima’s post-graduate work includes an Advanced Executive Coaching Certification from the Columbia University Coaching Program, an MA in Communication, and published work at Columbia University, among numerous accreditations.   Lean more by visiting: AuthenticStrengths.com

UVU CELP (Closing)

The purpose of UVU's Cultural Envoy Leadership Program is to create culture- based learning. This creates an awareness for students that culture and academics are critical in student success. CELP helps students to develop, understand, and refine facets of culture, identity and lived experience to help them become scholars, leaders, and stewards of a globally interdependent community.

Breakout Speakers

From the SLSS and CAL departments: 

  • Cynthia Wong - Assistant Professor: How to Fail Faster to Succeed Sooner
  • Tiffany Yoast - Lecturer: Individuality of Impact
  • Darin Eckton - Associate Professor: Overcoming Your Fears
  • Lisa Lambert - Associate Professor: That’s Not What I Meant (Effective Interpersonal Communication)
  • Denise Richards - Associate Professor: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students: Take Your Personal Leadership to New Heights
  • Mike Jensen - Associate Professor: Effectively Navigating Stressful Change
  • Marinda Ashman - Associate Professor: Gritness, aka Greatness
  • Taylor Millet, Devin Halvorson - LEAD Program Student Executive Council, CAL Resident Leader: Utah Valley YOU-niversity: Exporing Positive Impact