In recognition of Women’s History Month, Fisher celebrated the historical influence of women leaders and exploring their present-day impact on the current events shaping our world today. We hosted 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.
March 25, 2021, noon-1:00 p.m. EDT Renowned businesswomen Elizabeth Mily (BA '90) and Krista Endsley (BSBA '92) shared personal insights from their corporate journeys and discussed how to fortify the vanguard advancing women business leaders. The discussion was moderated by Mariah Scott (BSBA '15, MAcc '16). Hosted by Fisher College of Business
Retired businesswomen Joyce Mace (BSBA '84) and Velda Otey (BSBA '75) shared 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, moderated the discussion. Hosted by Fisher College of Business
Women of Ohio State Leading in Times of Crisis
2020 required monumental leadership across all areas of business and industry – including Ohio State. 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, shared 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’s Leadership Celebration: 100 Years of Power and Influence Part 2 - Sips & Snacks
Ida Abdalkhani (BA '05, BSBA '05, MBA '05), Fisher alumna and founder and chief catalyzer of Ability to Engage, shared tools and methodologies to help guide you through a self-reflective journey to discover your passion. Hosted by Fisher Graduate Women in Business
Women's Leadership Celebration: 100 Years of Power and Influence Part 1 – Speaker Series & Discussion
It’s a big world out there and representation matters. Dr. Emily Krichbaum, founder of Remember the Ladies, and Natalie Siston (BA ’02, MBA ’08), founder of Small Town Leadership, shared 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
Naturopathic Doctor and Female Entrepreneur on Reclaiming Health
Dr. Hanisha Patel (BS ’13), entrepreneur and naturopathic doctor, led this interactive session about her whole-body approach to health and wellness. Hosted by Undergraduate Business Women’s Association
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.
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.