Overview

The Ohio Women's Conference is a first time event.  It is a statewide conference focusing on professional development, community, networking, entrepreneurship and women's health.  This conference gives women a tremendous opportunity to grow, development, learn and make connections.  In addition, the conference lends itself to be a statewide dialogue for Women in Ohio.  This year's theme is "Experience the Power of Connection!"  We all know how important it is to make connections.  Life is all about connecting the dots. 

The conference will have three tracks:  Entrepreneurship, Professional Development and Community.  There will be a total of twelve sessions that will fall under these tracks and over 25 exceptional presenters.  Also, there will be two keynote speeches and the opportunities for exhibitors to display their goods and services.  Finally, during the conference, we will be recognizing individuals for their commitment and hard work to achieve with our "Glass Ceiling Award" and our "Men Who Champion Women Award."

We believe this conference will be the first of many.  We hope that you will join us for this first time event.

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Ohio Women's Conference

National Diversity Council Comes to Ohio for 1st Time
CINCINNATI, OH - The National Diversity Council will be hosting the 1st Annual Ohio Women's Conference on Wednesday, May 20, 2009 at the Kingsgate Marriott Hotel from 7:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The inaugural conference will  serve as an interactive forum that will address social, cultural, health, economic and political challenges that women experience.This year's theme is "Experience the Power of a Connection!"

The vision of conference co-chairs, Michele Heath  (Ernst & Young) and Cidra Poellnitz (Goodwill Columbus) is to strengthen the advancement of women by providing an interactive forum that provides advocacy, education, and networking opportunities for all women.
 
Exhibitors will be available for demonstrations and product information in addition to the day consisting of three tracks:  Entrepreneurship, Professional Development and Community. There will be a total of 12 sessions covering a variety of subjects within these tracks and over 25 dynamic presenters.The conference sponsored by Ernst & Young, Abercrombie & Fitch, and Ohio Department of Development will give women an opportunity to grow, develop, learn and make powerful connections.  
 
 "It is my desire that this conference will provide women with the information and motivation we need to write the next chapter in our lives, whether it's improving our health, achieving work-life balance, or advancing our careers," states Ms. Heath. In addition, individuals will be recognized for their passion and commitment with a presentation of the "Glass Ceiling Award" and "Men Who Champion Women Award." The 1st Annual Ohio Women's Conference will be a statewide dialogue open for all women in Ohio who are ready to make changes in their lives, businesses, and communities.
 
Registration is now available online.
https://www.nationalwomensconference.com/ohioregistration.php
  
Student Registration Discounts

Registration space for this event is limited. Take advantage of dramatic registration discounts offered to college students (statewide) and even greater discounts for University of Cincinnati undergraduate and graduate students.  This is a remarkable opportunity to increase your network as you prepare to enter into the 'real world' for your career.

Individual Registration: $150.00
Statewide Student Registration: $ 99.00
University of Cincinnati Student Registration: $ 75.00

     
Ohio Women's Conference | PO Box 14656 | Cincinnati | OH | 45250

How does one confirm registration?

This week on CET Express Barbara Kellar talks with Vanessa Freytag and Michele Heath about The Women's Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation first annual Ohio Women's Conference. The event titled, ''The Power of Connection'', will take place on May 20th at the Kingsgate Marriott on the campus of the University of Cincinnati.

See the video here.

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