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Learn who graduated from the The Women's Place 2019-20 Staff Leadership Series in August and are more prepared for advancement and who is among the 24 staff members selected through a competitive application process for the 2020-21 cohort, which begins in September.
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On behalf of the Office of the President, The Women’s Place and Outreach and Engagement are accepting Ohio State internal nominations for the 2021 YWCA Women of Achievement Awards.
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View a recording of The Women’s Place and President and Provost’s Council on Women's virtual panel on child and elder caregiving during the COVID-19 pandemic that addressed care access, logistics, alternative care options, ethical dilemmas, resources and more.
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The first major 20th anniversary celebration for The Women's Place featured Dr. Karen Holbrook, Ohio State’s first woman president (2002-2007), as keynote speaker.
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Jennifer Beard, The Women's Place (TWP) director, will be leaving TWP at the end of November for a position in strategic planning at The Ohio State University College of Public Health.
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Ohio State is leading a community-wide effort, Alliance for the American Dream, and seeking your proposals to bolster the middle class and move people out of poverty. Top proposals will receive funding. The Women's Place encourages you to submit ideas on closing the gender wealth gap.
Lila Andersen, Dana Haynie and Merijn van der Heijden received scholarships from The Women’s Place and the president’s office to attend the 2019 Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) Summer Institutes. Learn more about these women who are ready to advance.
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A number of The Ohio State University faculty are adding "Lauren’s Promise" on their syllabi, effectively pointing students to resources available on campus for sexual harassment, sexual violence, relationship violence and stalking.
To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the release of This Bridge Called My Back, invitations to submit writings and/or artwork centering on the lived and embodied experiences of women of color to a new anthology, A Love Letter to “This Bridge Called My Back,” are open.