2018 Women's Leadership Summit

Country: USA

City: Akron

Abstr. due: 15.01.2018

Dates: 09.11.18 — 09.11.18

Area Of Sciences: Sociology;

Organizing comittee e-mail: [email protected]

Organizers: The Women’s Network of Northeast Ohio

 

The Women’s Network of Northeast Ohio is now accepting submissions for the 2018 Women’s Leadership Summit, to be held November 9 2018 in Akron, OH.

Women’s Network (WN) is a grassroots organization that aims to bring women to the forefront at all levels of corporate, community, and civic leadership. Under this mission, WN offers high-impact programming to women in areas of leadership development, professional advancement, and entrepreneurship and helps local businesses and organizations build programming that better serves emerging women leaders.

The 2018 Leadership Summit welcomes work in the areas of leadership development for women, gender equity and unconscious bias in the workplace, and thought leadership on advancing women’s lives. We especially invite proposals on the following sub-topics:

Unconscious Bias

Women & Civic Leadership

Creating Equitable Work Environments

Raising Feminist Boys and Girls

Mentorship, Sponsorship & Empowerment

Socialization & Education

Cost(s) of Inequity

Diversity, Inclusion & Accountability

Strategies for Change and Progress

Confronting Bias (in Self and Others)

Building Business Acumen

Lightening the Mental & Emotional Load

Intersectional Feminism for the Workplace

Supporting Other Women

Scholars, educators, researchers, graduate students, thought leaders, and community organizers from all industries and disciplines are encouraged to apply. We welcome individual and group proposals. Formats will range from roundtables and workshops to more traditional panels.

Conference Web-Site: https://networks.h-net.org/node/73374/announcements/536317/2018-womens-leadership-summit

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