May 8, 2019
Cartoon Room, The Ohio Union
Deadline to register is April 30th
The 2019 Ballam Women’s Symposium theme is “Women Leading Women” with a focus on the role we as professional women have in being workplace allies for each other. Our speakers will address the challenges and solutions women experience as they seek to educate, energize and empower other women.
Dr. Wendy Smooth
Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, College of Arts and Sciences
Dr. Wendy Smooth, Associate Professor in WGSS, has recently accepted the position of Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion! Her new role involves coordinating, promoting, and advising on diversity and and inclusion initiatives across the College of Arts and Sciences. Working alongside college leadership, administrative staff, and academic departments and schools, she will represent the Arts and Sciences at university-wide meetings related to diversity and inclusion.
During the three-year appointment, Dr. Smooth will maintain her position in the WGSS department and will teach the class Black Women: Representations, Politics, and Power.
Managing Partner, Executive Elements
The Power of Authenticity Workshop
Chasity has deep and diverse experience across the human capital spectrum that serves as the foundation of her success as an Executive Coach. This broad experience has created an impressive portfolio of experiences in working with a variety of job positions and functional areas. Chasity has coached wide range of professionals including, C Level Executives, New Managers, Non Profit Leaders, Entrepreneurs and Women seeking Clarity in “next”.
Chasity is passionate about helping other women succeed. She’s a frequent speaker on the topic of leadership and career management for women.