Catharine S. Eberly Center for Women

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Womxn of Color Symposium

Serenity in Success

The University of Toledo’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will host the sixth Annual Womxn of Color Symposium on Friday, March 22nd 2024. The program will take place in the Student Union and is open to all members of the UToledo campus community and surrounding Toledo area.

 

The Womxn of Color Symposiumis a professional development opportunity for women-identified UToledo students, employees and faculty of color, as well as members of the broader community. The symposium is designed to expand skills, increase knowledge, and enhance networks to promote a more inclusive and supportive working and learning environment at The University of Toledo. The Womxn of Color Symposium, Serenity in Success is a personal and professional development opportunity for women/identified UToledo employees and students of color, as well as the broader community. The symposium is designed to expand skills, increase knowledge, and enhance networks to promote a more inclusive and supportive working and learning environment at The University of Toledo. This year’s theme — “Serenity in Success: Standing in Your Full Being”— is all about recommitting to the practices, strategies, and lifestyles choices that make you feel fulfilled, safe, healthy, thriving, and most importantly, like the best version of you from (wellness to finances).

Call for proposals

The WOCS Planning Committee is seeking proposals by Friday, Feb. 23, 2024, at 5 pm for workshops, posters, presentations, and panels for the Womxn of Color Symposium.

The objectives of the event are as follows:
          · Learn new ways to motivate, support, encourage, and inspire yourself and your peers.
          · Provide a forum for the exchange of dialogue on topics and issues pertinent to womxn of color (with a focus on finances to wellness).
          · Discuss barriers and challenges while providing the necessary tools to cultivate resilience, deal with emotions or mindsets that sometimes hold us back, implement change, and uplift womxn of color.
          · Empower womxn of color through access to information, personal and professional development, peer networking, and educational and mentoring opportunities.

Please submit your proposal of no more than 500 words. After submission, receipt of your proposal will be acknowledged via email within three business days. Acceptance or rejection of your proposal will be sent to you by the end of the day on March 1, 2024.  

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Malaika Bell via email.

Last Updated: 2/12/24