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Women's Connection

Women's Connection

What is Women's Connection?
Women's Connection focuses on fostering character building, leadership development as well as personal, intellectual and relational growth of participants. Opportunities are provided for students to network and build relationships with their peers and employee mentors. Participants engage in visible activities on campus and the Columbus community while accessing resources to make strategic decisions about their future.

photo of ladiesWho is eligible to participate in Women's Connection?
Any student currently enrolled in classes at Columbus State and identifies as female or non-binary is eligible to participate in Women's Connection. Students are accepted into the program on a first come first serve basis after completing an application with the Department of Global Diversity and Inclusion. After the 50 spots have been filled, additional applicants will be placed on a waiting list, and notified when space is available.

What are the benefits of Women's Connection?
• Connection Building & Self Empowerment
• Leadership Development
• $250.00 scholarship per semester
• Fun Activities and Events
• Graduation success planning
• Women's HERstory Leadership Awards Reception (March 2018)

  • 4th Annual Women's Leadership Summit (April 2018)

What is required of Women's Connection participants?
• Completion of online application
• Participation in an orientation session
• Participation in academic advising and graduation plan
• Attendance at a monthly Core Group discussions
• Service/ attendance at Special Events:


Click here to complete the online Women's Connection member application. 

Click here if you would like to serve as a faculty or staff mentor for Women's Connection.

For more information about Women's Connection, please contact Sarah A. Baker, Specialist of Diversity Services, at or 614.287.2861

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