Women's Leadership Society

Connect. Inform. Inspire.


The Women’s Leadership Society (WLS) at USC Annenberg M{2e} provides support for female professional advancement at the intersection of technology, media and entertainment. WLS sponsors events, hosts workshops, leads off-site retreats, and facilitates online discussion. All of these activities are designed to build self-confidence, cultivate community, deepen knowledge about career opportunities in the information economy and connect WLS members with power brokers and change agents from around the world.

Faculty Leads

Clarissa Beyah, Mary Murphy

Undergraduate Co-Directors

Alexis DugelIrene Kim

Executive Leadership Committee

Paige SheaJulianna BirlinKaitlyn HuamaniElizabeth LeeSamantha Lo

Media, Economics & Entrepreneurship

The Women’s Leadership Society is an integral component of the Media, Economics & Entrepreneurship program. Media, Economics & Entrepreneurship — M{2e} — is an interdisciplinary program  and undergraduate minor that studies the economic forces reshaping the communications landscape. M{2e} combines your media skills with business skills to help you launch your own career in the industry. M{2e} works with leading companies in the field to provide hands-on opportunities to students who want to lead the next wave of change in media.