The 2016 Women’s Leadership Conference from Vermont Women in Higher Education, with the theme “Power Up! Harness Your Power, Direct Your Energy, Electrify the World,” is March 31 and April 1 at Killington Grand Resort. There will be a variety of professional workshops and more, all in a beautiful setting. This year’s keynote speaker is Mary Powell, CEO of Green Mountain Power.
The featured talks on Day One of the conference promise to help participants develop new skills and return to their jobs energized. They are titled “Recharging Your Battery: Plugging into Your Positive Core to Power Up at Work and Beyond,” and “Being That Person in Your Department: Addressing Social Justice Issues with Fellow Professionals in Student Affairs and Beyond.”
Overnight accomoddations are also available at a special group rate.
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Questions? Please contact Shannon Bohler, VWHE Institutional Representative at x2961 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Vermont Women in Higher Education
is now seeking applications for the
Carol A. Moore Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to women currently working in higher education who are successful in their roles, intend to engage in professional development or academic pursuits in order to further their career, and demonstrate a commitment to supporting women’s leadership.
The application deadline is November 30, 2015.
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Would you welcome a break from your daily routine to learn some new skills and network with peers statewide? Vermont Women in Higher Education (VWHE) has a terrific opportunity for you! As a woman working in higher education in Vermont, you are automatically a member of VWHE. There are no annual dues.
The 2015 VWHE Leadership Conference titled “Better Together mentoring for success” is scheduled for March 26-27, at the Killington Grand Hotel in Killington, Vermont.
This year’s conference has a terrific line up of dynamic speakers, engaging workshops and more networking opportunities than ever! The pre-conference draws more and more women every year. This year’s pre-conference keynote features Kerry Secrest, who will speak on “Building Strong Networks.” Following Kerry, comedian Josie Leavitt will lead a workshop on “Finding Your Voice with Humor.” Rounding out the evening will be a “Professional Clothing Swap.” So pull out those good wearables that you no longer use, and trade them in for some exciting new-to-you garments for your closet. Accessories are welcome too.
The conference keynote speaker will be Bethany Bosch. You may recognize her as the woman who recently swam solo across the English Channel.
So, mark your calendars and register now at http://www.VWHE.org to take advantage of the $10 discount for early bird signup by March 1.
I look forward to seeing as many of you as possible at the conference. This is a great opportunity to network and recharge your batteries both professionally and personally. We will wrap up the conference with a terrific raffle that funds the VWHE Scholarship. Please come prepared to purchase raffle tickets @ $1 each or $5 for 6 tickets. Winners will walk away with some awesome prizes courtesy of our generous donors, artisan crafters, and professional service providers both locally and nationwide. If you have an item you would like to donate to the cause, please call or send me an email to let me know. A donation receipt will be provided.
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Vermont Women in Higher Education annually awards a $1,000 scholarship to a woman working in higher education, either faculty or staff, who is successful in her campus role. The scholarship must be used to engage in professional development or academic pursuits in order to further her career. Candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to supporting women’s leadership on campus. For further questions, please contact Shannon Bohler-Small at email@example.com or extension 2961.
Application deadine is November 30, 2014.
For the form and more information please go to www.vwhe.org/index.php/scholarship .
The VWHE Awards Committee has extended the 29th annual VWHE award nominations deadline until Thursday, July 10, 2014.
Please spread the word and encourage nominations for some of the deserving women you might know.
VWHE will present three awards to outstanding women: the Sister Elizabeth Candon Award for Distinguished Service; the Jackie Gribbons Award for Leadership; and the Peggy R. Williams Emerging Professional Award at our fall dinner (date to be determined). Nomination forms, which include criteria for each award, as well as past award recipients, are available on our website – www.vwhe.org.
You are in a unique position to nominate women who have made significant contributions to higher education at your institution or organization. Please share this information with others who also may identify deserving nominees. On behalf of VWHE, I invite you and your colleagues to submit nominations and supporting statements to Shanti McKenna by July 10, 2014.
If you have questions or need further information, please contact Shanti at (802) 786-3825, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax (802)786-4980. We look forward to receiving your nomination(s).