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Events

Women's History Month Events

In recognition of Women’s History Month, Fisher is celebrating the historical influence of women leaders and exploring their present-day impact on the current events shaping our world today. Join us for a month-long series of virtual events with topics including women’s health and wellness, the importance of women’s stories throughout history and how women continue to inspire and lead during times of crisis.

Naturopathic Doctor and Female Entrepreneur on Reclaiming Health

Thursday, March 11, 7-8 p.m. EST
Join Dr. Hanisha Patel (BS ’13), entrepreneur and naturopathic doctor, for this interactive session to learn about her whole-body approach to health and wellness. We will dive into gut and hormonal health to discover how this connects to our entire body and affects physical and mental wellness
Hosted by Undergraduate Business Women’s Association

Women's Leadership Celebration: 100 Years of Power and Influence Part 1 – Speaker Series & Discussion

Friday, March 12, noon–1 p.m. EST
It’s a big world out there and representation matters. Join us as Dr. Emily Krichbaum, founder of Remember the Ladies, and Natalie Siston (BA ’02, MBA ’08), founder of Small Town Leadership, share their individual missions to advocate for teaching more inclusive women’s histories in schools and to help you learn to make the most out of your personal and professional networks.
Hosted by Fisher Graduate Women in Business

Women’s Leadership Celebration: 100 Years of Power and Influence Part 2 - Sips & Snacks

Friday, March 12, 3:30-4:30 p.m. EST
Join Ida Abdalkhani (BA '05, BSBA '05, MBA '05), Fisher alumna and founder and chief catalyzer of Ability to Engage, as she shares tools and methodologies to help guide you through a self-reflective journey to discover your passion.
Hosted by Fisher Graduate Women in Business

Women of Ohio State Leading in Times of Crisis

Monday, March 15, 7-8 p.m. EDT
2020 required monumental leadership across all areas of business and industry – including Ohio State. We welcome Melissa Shivers, PhD, senior vice president for student life, Andrea Prud'homme, PhD, associate dean of undergraduate programs and students at Fisher, and Jacquelyn C.A. Meshelemiah (BS '90, MA '91, PhD '95), associate vice provost for diversity and inclusion, to hear their insights on how they navigated and persevered while working to build a stronger and more united university.
Hosted by Undergraduate Business Women’s Association

Women in Leadership: Celebrating Women in the Vanguard Part 1

March 18, 2021, noon-1 p.m. EDT
Retired businesswomen Joyce Mace (BSBA '84) and Velda Otey (BSBA '75) will share their challenges and wins throughout their illustrious careers and offer their perspectives on the future of women in leadership. Melinda Whittington (BSBA '89), the newly named CEO of La-Z-Boy Incorporated, will moderate the discussion.
Hosted by Fisher College of Business

Women in Leadership: Celebrating Women in the Vanguard Part 2

March 25, 2021, noon-1:00 p.m. EDT
Renowned businesswomen Elizabeth Mily (BA '90) and Krista Endsley (BSBA '92) will share personal insights from their corporate journeys and discuss how to fortify the vanguard advancing women business leaders. The discussion will be moderated by Mariah Scott (BSBA '15, MAcc '16).
Hosted by Fisher College of Business

 

Black History Month Event Recordings

Pre-recorded: Humanity in Leadership: The Pressing Need for Faculty Diversity in Business Schools

Black educators Thaddeus Spratlen (BSBA '56, MA '57, PhD '62) and William Bradford (MBA '68, PhD '71), along with Bernie Milano, former president of the KPMG Foundation and The PhD Project, discussed the importance of diverse faculty representation in business schools.

Pre-recorded: Fisher Black MBA Living Legends Series: Elicia Azali (BSBA '05)

Elicia spoke about her corporate journey to becoming chief revenue officer at The General Insurance and shared her perspectives on how Black women can continue to climb the corporate ladder.

Pre-recorded: Fisher Black MBA Living Legends Series: Shartia Brantley

Shartia Brantley (MBA '99) began her post-MBA career in logistics and consulting and now serves as deputy bureau chief and senior editor at Bloomberg News. She shared her powerful insights on how Black women can continue to break barriers in the corporate world.

Pre-recorded: Fisher Black MBA Living Legends Series: Eric Lenard 

Eric shared his personal and professional journey from Fisher to his current role as vice president of finance for robotics and digital solutions at Johnson & Johnson.

 

Other Past Events

Date

Event

Location

February 26-27, 2021 17th Annual KeyBank and Fisher College of Business Minority MBA Case Competition  Virtual

 

2021 Events

Date

Event

Location

August TBD, 2021 Fisher College of Business Early Arrival Pre-Enrollment Program Columbus, OH
September TBD, 2021 Fisher College of Business Fall Frenzy Columbus, OH
September TBD, 2021 Fisher College of Business Meet the Diverse Student Organizations' Officers Virtual
September TBD, 2021 Fisher College of Business Fall Career Fair Columbus, OH
September TBD, 2021 Fisher College of Business Diverse Student Welcome Columbus, OH
September 13-17, 2021 NBMBAA Case Competition Chicago, IL
September 14-18, 2021 43rd Annual NBMBAA Conference and Exposition Chicago, IL
TBD, 2021 NABA Central Region Convention TBD
October 7-9, 2021 24th Annual Reaching Out MBA Conference Austin, TX
September 30- October 1, 2021 14th Annual MBA Veterans Conference Dallas, TX
September 29-October 1, 2021 33rd Annual Prospanica Conference and Career Exposition Orlando, FL
November 5-7, 2021

14th Annual KeyBank & Fisher College of Business Leadership and Creativity Undergraduate Symposium

Virtual