2nd biennial women's leadership forum
October 19-20, 2018
Join us for this empowering event featuring opportunities for connection, professional development, and discussion of our shared experiences, such as life-work balance and the value of advocating for yourself.
(Registration closes Monday, October 15 at midnight)
Friday, October 19
5 p.m.-9 p.m.
5 p.m. Registration, networking reception
6:45 p.m. Welcome, followed by dinner
7 p.m. Keynote address, Lisa Luckett
Lisa's husband Teddy Luckett '84 was among those tragically lost in the terrorist attacks of September 11. Her new book The Light in 9/11: Shocked by Kindness, Healed by Love traces her inspiring journey through grief, offering empowering everyday lessons on handing life's challenges.
Saturday, October 20
8 a.m.-4 p.m.
8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring panels on:
"Leaning In and Rising Above" Challenges faced by women in the workplace
"Speaking Up" Advocating for Yourself, Your Family and Your Community
"The Life-Work Balance Unicorn" Seeking balance and making trade-offs
Closing professional development
"Gravitas...Do I have it? Do I need it? Where can I buy it?"
An interactive session with Deborah Thomas-Nininger, a professional development expert whose lessons translate to women at work and at home. Click here to learn more about Deborah.
Want to relive the magic of the inaugural Women of Ohio Wesleyan forum, held in September 2016? Click here to learn more about the the program and attendees.
WOW Leadership Committee
Kara Trott ’83 – co-chair | Samantha Wallace Sharpe ’09 – co-chair
Helen Crider Smith '56 | Nancy Morgan Giles '60 | Jody Dodd Cottrill '73
Anne Derhammer English '82 | Mary Beth Sommer '88 | Kelli McNairy Winston '93
Shondra Wygal '94 | Liz Long Downey '06 | Ruthie Goodell '09 | Kelsey Ullom '14
Linda Diamond, Honorary Alumna ('18) and Community Volunteer
WOW Legacy Committee
Marianne Haenlein Alciati '78 | Denise Sabo Brenner '00 | Jessica Choate '17
Linda Gaddis Ferrari '72 | Kristen Hajduk '05 | Vernita Johnson '97
Amy McCracken Kelly '97 | Ellen Kick '93 | Carol Hilkirk Latham '61
Colleen Nissl '72 | Sheila Fagan Plecha '84 | Tracie Winbigler '87
Questions? Contact Katie Webster, Director of Alumni Relations, at email@example.com.
Thank you for your interest!