IUPUI Office for Women
Celebrates 20 years!
Join us for the 20th Anniversary Celebration Luncheon
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
IUPUI Campus Center, Room 450
420 University Boulevard
Featuring Keynote by Stephanie Mathews O'Keefe, Chief Executive Officer,
International Women's Forum and Leadership Foundation
On Tuesday, April 11, 2017, the campus will gather to celebrate 20 years of advocacy and support for gender equity on our campus and in our community by the IUPUI Office for Women. A gala luncheon event is planned with featured speaker, Stephanie Mathews O’Keefe, the Chief Executive Officer of the International Women’s Forum and the Leadership Foundation.
Since 1996 the IUPUI Office for Women has been a leader in advocating for diversity and equity on campus and building an inclusive campus climate where all can succeed.The Office has empowered women to reach their full potential by implementing mentoring programs, professional development training, recognition awards, women’s history month celebrations and programming focused on the social just needs of women, families and communities.
Stephanie Mathews O'Keefe and the International Women's Forum
Stephanie took the helm of the organization in September 2016 after a successful career with the CTIA- The Wireless Association, the American Bankers Association, the Export-Import Bank of the United States, and a the national non-profit community development organization, Local Initiatives Support Corp. The International Women’s Forum is a unique organization comprised of more than 6,500 dynamic women leaders in thirty-five countries and seventy-six forums around the world.
.Pacesetter Awards to 5 Community Women Leaders
The office will also revive its “Pacesetter” award and make the presentation to five local community leaders: Tamika Catchings, Olympic Gold-medalist and Indiana Fever player (retired); Betty Cockrum, CEO, Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky; Miriam Acevedo Davis, President, La Plaza; Mari Evans, Poet and community activist (posthumous); and Rabbi Sandy Sasso, Beth-El Zedeck congregation and Women4Change. The award recognizes women leaders who exemplify “initiative, courage, perseverance and excellence” in their chosen field or endeavor.
The award was initiated in 2004 and the first winner was Sara Fisher, Indy Car driver, Past winners have included Ora Pescovitz, former CEO of Riley Hospital and Peg Brand, former first lady of IU and professor of women’s studies.
Join us as we celebrate the achievements of the last 20 years!
Tickets: Individual $50; Table of 10 - $500
A limited number of free seats are available to students on a first come first serve basis. Register for this at the Office for Women events calendar here.
Questions about the event: Contact evorG yhtaK.