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2018 Women in Higher Education Leadership and Mentoring Conference

MAY 16 | ALUMNI-FOUNDATION EVENT CENTER | 200 NORTH BENBOW ROAD | GREENSBORO, NC 27411

Hosted by North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s ADVANCE Institutional Transformation (IT) Project and the Center for Leadership and Organizational Excellence (CLOE)

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Christine S. Grant

Dr. Christine S. Grant will present “Advancing Women in Leadership-Redefining our Resilience!” Grant is a professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at North Carolina State University where she also provides leadership as the associate dean of faculty advancement in the College of Engineering. As an academic resilience strategist, she partners with individuals and organizations to empower women and men in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Dr. Sharon J. Washington

Dr. Sharon J. Washington will present “Leading from Where You Are.” Washington is a nationally recognized authority on leadership, multicultural alliances and partnership building in higher education. A hallmark of Washington’s leadership is her commitment to developing teams and leadership capacity across multiple levels within an organization.

Breakout Sessions and Poster Presentations

Interactive breakout sessions and poster presentations will explore new ideas on the following themes/tracks:

Innovate:

  • a) Innovative Teaching and Learning with a Focus on Community Engagement
  • b) Scholarship and Research

Collaborate:

  • a) Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • b) Building a Leadership Pipeline through Mentorship and Coaching

Impact:

  • a) Wellbeing, Inspiration and Aspiration
  • b) Advancing Women in Leadership

Event Registration

Registration details are available at https://ncat3.gosignmeup.com/Empowered2Lead.

Registration fees: Early Bird, $79 before Feb. 15; Regular, $99 before May 2; and Onsite, $115 on May 16.

For additional information, contact Dr. Sherrice Allen, project director of ADVANCE IT, at svallen@ncat.edu or 336-285-2471, or Ericka Gonzalez Smith, director of CLOE, egonzalezsmith@ncat.edu or 336-285-4905.

Support for the conference is made possible through funding from the National Science Foundation (Grant #1409799) and Title III.

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