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Friday Registration ONLY

Includes book study, dinner, awards program, and evening sessions.

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$ 66.00
Saturday Registration ONLY

Includes breakfast, program sessions, lunch, and annual meeting.

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$ 77.00
Friday & Saturday Registration

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$ 143.00

Event details

AAUW Ohio Equity Day & Convention 2016
Women Rock the World
April 8-9, 2016
Hosts: Northeast Branches of AAUW Ohio


Registration Details


Early Bird registration rates end March 10th! 

  • Friday, April 8: $56 includes the afternoon book study, dinner, awards program, and evening sessions.

  • Saturday, April 9: $67 includes breakfast, program sessions, lunch, afternoon sessions, and the annual meeting. 


    Registration Deadlines:

    Starting March 11th, registration fees will be an additional $10. Starting March 18th, you will be charged a late registration fee of $20. Registrations will no longer be accepted after April 2nd

Here’s how:

  1. Use the drop down menus above to select the tickets you need. If you will attend for only one day, select that day only. If you will attend for both days, select the “both days” option rather than both tickets individually.

  2. You can register for other members as well as yourself by selecting a ticket quantity. This allows you to register for members who do not have internet access, so please contact anyone you think may be interested.

  3. You will then fill out your registration information and meal options for the days you will attend.

  4. Please provide any special dietary or other needs in the meal selection section. Enter this information for each member you register.

Payment Options

  • You can pay with a credit card securely through PayPal.

  • You can also securely pay by credit card without a PayPal account.

  • You can also choose to mail a check. When paying by check, you will be provided with your total amount and address for mailing your check.

For More Information

If you have questions regarding the registration process, please contact Kaylee Pavel, Administrative Assistant, at

Location, Accommodations and Amenities

Location: Crowne Plaza North-Worthington, 6500 Doubletree Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43229, 1-614-885-1885

Room Reservations: You must make your hotel reservations separately from this registration. We have reserved a block of rooms for Convention attendees at a discounted rate of $109. To guarantee a room and to get the discounted rate, make your reservation by March 18th. Call 1-614-885-1885.


Tentative Schedule

Friday, April 8

3:00-5:00pm: Registration
3:30-5:15pm: Book Study
5:30-5:45pm: Welcome
5:45-6:30pm: Dinner
6:30-7:15pm: Keynote
7:15-8:30pm: AAUW Ohio Awards
8:30-10:00pm: Fun Night Mixer

Saturday, April 9

8:00-10:00am: Registration
9:00-10:00am: Morning Keynote
10:15-11:15am: Breakout Session I
11:30-12:15pm: Lunch
12:15-1:00pm: Lunch Keynote
1:15-2:15pm: Breakout Session II
2:30-3:30pm: Breakout Session III
3:45-4:15pm: Annual Meeting
4:15-4:30pm: Closing

National Guests

Gloria Blackwell, Executive & Staff Leadership: She directs international collaborations with the Clinton Global iniative, the U.N. and other global organizations. She is VP of fellowships, grants and global programs, overseeing AAUW’s $4 million in annual fellowships, grants and awards.

Erica Stout, training and program manager for membership leadership programs: She manages leadership development resources and programming, including the member trainers program, online learning opportunities, and in-person trainings to support the growth of AAUW branches and states. She also advances AAUW’s diversity and inclusion work.


 Featured Presentations

Mikaela Hunt, journalist, is a keynote speaker. She is an award-winning journalist who spent nearly 17 years in TV news who now works as a brand journalist.

Makia Kambon, program coordinator for Undergraduate Woman’s Initiatives at the Multicultural Center Office of Student Life at OSU, along with her students, will share new and innovative ways to address the needs of the 21st-century woman on campus.

Taylor Price, of OSU Student Trek, will facilitate a discussion on The Graduates, a documentary exploring the high school dropout problem. Suggestion: Preview it before convention.

Justin Atkinson, a member of Citizens for Equality, a non-profit organization in Pickaway County dedicated to community education and support concerning LGBTQ issues, and Wally Higgins, a retired Pickaway County history teacher and co-founder of Citizens for Equality, will talk about LGBTQ issues.

Nicole Ward, AAUW of Ohio College/University Relations chair, will offer a panel on student debt issues. What options are available for payback and funding?   

Saleha Amzi of the International Women’s Study Program at BGSU will discuss challenges and issues of international women studies.

Karen Rainey, AAUW of Ohio Public Policy chair, presents Keary McCarthy, Innovation Ohio speaker, along with Erin Ryan on Women’s Public Policy Network agenda. Karen will have a special breakout session on transitioning women from prison into society.


All-Convention Read

The All-Convention Read is The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance: What Women Should Know by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman (2014). This discussion will be moderated by Holly Norton


Columbus North-Worthington Crowne Plaza 6500 Doubletree Avenue, Columbus, Ohio, 43229, United States Get Directions


AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research. Since 1881, AAUW (formerly known as the American Association of University Women) has been the nation’s leading voice promoting education and equity for women and girls. We have a nationwide network of nearly 100,000 members, 1,000 branches, and 500 college/university institution partners. AAUW helps breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all women have a fair chance.