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Celebrate Women



12th Annual Celebrate Women Conference

Friday, March 23, 2018





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CWVideoOhio University Lancaster | Pickerington’s Celebrate Women conference theme is Recognizing our superpowers and will feature three keynote speakers:


Keynote speaker • Michelle Poler, Founder of "Hello Fears"

Michelle Poler is an international inspirational and motivational speaker who addresses organizations and companies around the world on the topic of facing fears. In addition to hosting the YouTube/Podcast series "Dear Younger Self," Ms. Poler is the founder of "Hello Fears," a platform through which every-day people can inspire every-day people with stories of courage.

Keynote speaker Colleen Marshall, Columbus News Anchor and Attorneycw2018

Colleen Marshall combines the practice of law with her work as an Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist. In addition to her family law practice at Massucci Law Group, Colleen is co-anchor of Columbus’ NBC4 television news and host of the weekly political program, NBC4’s "The Spectrum."

Keynote speaker Carolyn Cocca, Eisner Award-winning Author, "Superwomen: Gender, Power & Representation"

Carolyn Cocca is an Associate Professor of Politics, Economics & Law at the State University of New York – Old Westbury. Cocca’s book "Superwomen: Gender, Power & Representation" explores how women superheroes are changing the way we think about contemporary femininity.


Now in its 12th year and organized by Ohio University Lancaster faculty, staff, and students, the Celebrate Women Conference aims to bridge women’s relationships in areas of community, university and professions. The conference theme, "Recognizing our Superpowers" will focus on presentations by more than twenty speakers, a Celebrate Women luncheon, and opportunities for information booths, continuing education credits, and networking.



The 2018 Celebrate Women Conference is scheduled for Friday, March 23, 2018 at Ohio University Lancaster 1570 Granville Pike Lancaster, Ohio 43130. For more information, contact Kaylor at or 740.681.3372.



Call for NominationsThe Jane Johnsen Women of Vision Award was established in 2013 and is named in honor of Dr. Jane Johnsen in recognition of her dedication to advocacy for women’s issues both on the Ohio University Lancaster Campus and in Fairfield County.