Women's Leadership Series

Group of undergraduate women at Fisher College of Business

The Women's Leadership Series is an opportunity for women at Fisher to cultivate relational leadership skills and build social capital by providing curated events with a clear focus on connectivity, confidence and community. The series fosters an inclusive and uplifting environment that helps women at Fisher to navigate their academic careers and beyond.

women participating in the panel conversation

Changing the Conversation About Leadership and Gender

Panel Discussion
Tuesday, February 13th from 2:30pm – 3:45pm
Pfahl Hall 140


According to the World Economic Forum, women make up 42% of the global workforce, yet occupy only 32% of senior leadership roles in organizations. Join us for this candid discussion on parity in leadership roles and recognition across gender and identity, featuring three prominent leaders from the greater Columbus community! 



  • Open/Close Stephanie Revish, Vice President of Finance, Target Corporation

    Stephanie Revish is currently the Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis at Target. In this role, she is responsible for partnering across the Enterprise to optimize and prioritize over $4 billion in annual capital spend while also driving growth via strategic market positioning and valuation for Target’s overall portfolio of approximately 2,000 stores. 

    Prior to joining Target, Stephanie spent time at Cardinal Health, Henry Schein, PricewaterhouseCoopers and OCLC. 

    Stephanie participates in a number of leadership efforts focused on the advancement of the Columbus community, mentorship and diversity in the workplace. Stephanie has also been awarded the 2020 Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association Luminary Award, the 2020 National Diversity Council’s Top 50 Financial Leaders Award, the Fischer College of Business Project Thrive Alumnus of the Year award and is a graduate of Leadership Columbus.

    Stephanie earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a master’s degree in Accounting from The Ohio State University and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive). 

    Stephanie lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband Jerome and 2 daughters, Madison and Sydney.

  • Open/Close Katie Robinson, Co-Founder, Fortuity

    Katie Robinson has an impressive track record of success in diverse industries such as retail, healthcare, financial services, and automotive. Her expertise spans across human resources, marketing, product development, innovation, and investment.

    Previously, Katie held positions at Alliance Data's Retail division, where she spearheaded the development and management of integrated credit, marketing, and loyalty solutions for renowned brands in North America. She also served as the Senior Vice President of Strategic Innovation at FIS, a leading provider of technology, processing, and services to the banking and payments industry.

    Throughout her career, Katie has been instrumental in branding and marketing efforts for several successful start-ups, including Clarivoy and UPTIQ. Currently, she is the co-founder and Chief People & Branding Officer at Fortuity, a company dedicated to providing exceptional customer support through a highly trained inner-city workforce and strategic investments in technology, training, retention, and advancement.

    In addition to her professional accomplishments, Katie actively contributes to her community. She serves on the Franklinton Area Commission and board of directors for the Franklinton Area SID.

  • Open/Close Ola Snow, Chief Human Resources Officer, Cardinal Health

    With more than 20 years of experience at Cardinal Health, Snow serves at the company’s chief human resources officer. She is charged with creating a culture where talented and passionate people are eager to join, deliver results and thrive in a workplace that is mission-driven. With a track record of proven success navigating the intersection of business outcomes and human capital strategies, Snow continues to challenge the status quo to protect, maintain and enhance company culture.

    Passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion, Snow and her team work tirelessly to make Cardinal Health an environment where employees can bring 100% of themselves to work each day and thrive. Empowering high-performing teams to develop solutions that reduce barriers that prevent our employees from thriving, create clear paths for personal and professional development as well as help them make a difference in improving the lives of patients every day.

    Prior to her current role, Snow was the chief diversity officer at Cardinal Health and led Talent Management, Total Rewards, Talent Acquisition, Diversity and Inclusion and the Corporate HR Business Partners. Her team defined needs within the business and implemented solutions to drive results, talent strategy and culture for employees across the globe.

    During her tenure at the company, she has led more than 25 merger and acquisition opportunities within the HR function. Prior to joining Cardinal Health in 2001, Snow served as regional director at TeleSpectrum Worldwide Inc., where she led the HR function for the East region. She earned her bachelor’s degree in management, with an emphasis on human resource management, from University of Alabama.

    Snow acts as co-executive sponsor for the company’s DE&I Council and an advisor for the company’s Black and African American Racial Equity Cabinet, two internal groups charged with challenging the status quo and ultimately helping to advance DE&I within the organization. She also serves as a board member of the Cardinal Health Foundation. Snow’s passion for DE&I and her strong leadership skills have been recognized by several organizations including Top 50 HR, Columbus Business First and the National Diversity Council.

    In the community, Snow is actively engaged in numerous boards, commissions and councils including Flying Horse Farms, the Columbus Women’s Commission and the Baxter Credit Union. She is an active member of the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Circle, chaired the 2022 Columbus Go Red campaign and currently sits on the Go Red for Women National Council.

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Joyce Mace Women in Leadership Scholarship

The Joyce Mace Women in Leadership Scholarship is a $5,000 award offered to up to two qualifying undergraduate students at The Ohio State University annually. 

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Congratulations to our 2022-2023 Joyce Mace Scholarship Recipients!

Stephanie Ahrnsen, Marketing Major, DLA Ambassador

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