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Women’s Herstory Month

Rebecca ButlerMarch is Women’s “Herstory” Month and Columbus State will recognize students, faculty and staff, as well as community members who provide leadership on campus or in the community.

Women’s Herstory Leadership Awards

Rescheduled to Friday, April 14
2-4 p.m.
Conference Center Ballroom

This event recognizes the important contributions made by women at Columbus State every day. The theme of this year’s celebration is Lifting Each Other Up and will feature Columbus State’s own Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Services, Dr. Rebecca Butler, as the keynote speaker. Faculty, staff, and students are also encouraged to nominate women on campus for the Outstanding Woman Leader Award or the Legacy in Leadership Award

Share Your Story

The Global Diversity & Inclusion Center is also putting together a special video telling the stories of women all over campus. We invite you to participate by “sharing about a woman (employee or student) at Columbus State who has had a positive impact on your life.”

If you are interested in being a part of this project, please contact Sarah Baker at

Women's Herstory Month Events

2017 Women's Brunch

Friday, March 3, 11:00am – 1:30pm
Join fellow Columbus State women and discuss how to build your confidence, interviewing skills, professionalism and more from special guest, Tracy Harrison. Additionally, Dress for Success Columbus team members will be available to provide onsite consultation and appointment registration. Space is limited. Please RSVP

Family Workshop & Lunch: Popsicle Art Adventure

Saturday, March 4, 10:00am – 1:00 pm
This is a hands-on workshop for student-parents and their families to engage in the creative process and work together to create popsicle art. Lunch is included. Please RSVP

Natural Hair Workshop

Wednesday, March 29, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
This workshop will explore varieties of hair textures, the history of the natural hair revolution, the chemistry of hair care products, and basic hair care techniques utilizing the expertise of local stylists. Participants are encouraged to celebrate their own heritage and unique image openly.
There will be free-sample giveaways, raffles and door prizes!

Columbus State Women's Leadership Summit

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Saturday, April 22, 9:00am – 4:00pm
"Building an Intersectional Future"
Feautred Keynote: Dr. Phylis Gorman
Columbus States 3rd annual Women's Leadership Summit is designed to provide meaningful intergenerational connection opportunities in addition to focusing on leadership development, personal and intellectual growth. This year's theme, 'building an intersectional future' will act as a baseline for all break-out sessions and keynote presentation. Participants will have an opportunity to identify their own cultural intersections in addition to obtaining an enriched understanding of the intersections of other women.

For questions related to any of these events please contact Sarah Baker at or x2861.