The Women's Place Events
March 7, 2017
2017 Annual Women's Reception
Sponsor: The Women's Place in partnership with the President and Provost's Council on Women and Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Tuesday, 4 - 6 pm
Location: Longaberger Alumni House, Sanders Grand Lounge, 2200 Olentangy River Rd
Fee: Free and open to campus and Columbus community
The Women's Place, in partnership with the President and Provost's Council on Women and Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies, presents our Annual Women's Reception. Don't miss this celebration of Ohio State women's accomplishments and contributions to the university. We will also congratulate women who have been recently hired or promoted. In addition, you can catch up with colleagues and friends and just have fun! All faculty and staff (men and women) are invited. The reception is an excellent opportunity to meet people from all areas of the university community.
President Drake and Provost Bruce McPheron will speak. Special guest, Kris Devine, vice president of Operations in the Office of Business and Finance, will offer a toast. We will also launch our 2017 Status Report on Women at Ohio State. This annual publication evaluates progress towards increasing diversity and promoting equity for faculty and staff women at the university and highlights diversity efforts.
Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.
Parking passes for those who do not have Columbus campus parking permits will be available at the Longaberger reception desk or contact The Women's Place to receive one in advance.
We hope to see you at the reception!
March 8, 2017
23rd Annual Women Coming Together Luncheon
Sponsor: Women Coming Together, The Women's Place
Wednesday, 11 am - 1 pm
Location: Fawcett Event Center, 2400 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43210
Fee: $45, registration required
We invite you to attend the 23rd Annual Women Coming Together Luncheon. Since 1994, Women Coming Together has organized an annual luncheon to provide an opportunity for women of different racial/ethnic groups, ages, faiths, sexual orientations, and educational and employment experiences to identify and share their community concerns.
The keynote speaker, Stacey Halfmoon, is a member of the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma and is also of Choctaw and Delaware descent. In her role as director of American Indian Relations for the Ohio History Connection, Stacey works to promote knowledge and understanding of the role of American Indians in Ohio history and foster a collaborative relationship between the institution and federally-recognized American Indian tribes with histories in Ohio.
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