Panther Leadership Summit

On Saturday, February 3, 2024, the Panther Leadership Summit (PLS) for graduate and undergraduate students will be held on the University of Pittsburgh main campus. The half-day conference will center around discourse and dialogue through leadership and position student participants to connect with other leaders across campus and in the greater Pittsburgh community.

Student participants will learn about a variety of critical leadership development-based topics and methods through which they can become more dynamic, resilient and reflective leaders which in turn guides them to make an impact in the community. Please reach out directly to Therese Pitman at for any questions.

Registration is now open!

2024 Panther Leadership Summit Registration


Frequently Asked Questions

I don’t have a leadership role on campus, can I still attend? 

Yes! This leadership development experience is open to anyone on every experience level. If you have an interest in further harnessing and reflecting on your personal leadership toolkit then this program is for you! 

How much does Panther Leadership Summit cost? 

Panther Leadership Summit is free for all Pitt graduate and undergraduate students. 

What time should I arrive? 

Check-in is 8:30-9:15am.

Breakfast is 8:30-9:30am.

Program Welcome begins at 9:30am.

Please arrive between 8:30 and 9:15am.  

Whom do I reach out to for accommodations? 

Please add any needs you might have for the program into your registration. You can also send an email to as well.