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.
Friday, April 8
3:30-5:15pm: Book Study
7:15-8:30pm: AAUW Ohio Awards
8:30-10:00pm: Fun Night Mixer
Saturday, April 9
9:00-10:00am: Morning Keynote
10:15-11:15am: Breakout Session I
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
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.
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.
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.