ACE Women's Network - Southern California

ACE Women's Network Southern California

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ACE Women's Network SoCal - Lunch and Learn

Navigating Career with Power and Resilience

Join us for a unique opportunity to hear from distinguished leaders in the field of education who have paved their paths with determinaton, skill, and a deep understanding of what it takes to succeed in challenging environments. Registration for this event is $75 and will include lunch, guided networking, and a powerful panel of women leaders.

Date: Friday May 3rd, 2024
Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Location: College Center Ballroom at Orange Coast College - 2701 Fairview Road Costa Mesa, CA 92626

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President Coley to Receive ACE Award

President Coley to Receive ACE Award
PolyCentric Article

President Soraya M. Coley has been selected to receive the 2023 American Council on Education (ACE) Donna Shavlik Award, which honors an individual who demonstrates a sustained commitment to advancing women in higher education. Coley has spent her decades-long career primarily in the California State University system in various roles, including lecturer, tenured faculty member, department chair, dean, provost and president. As the ACE Southern California Women’s Network presidential sponsor, she is working on creating multiple leadership pathways for women at various stages in their academic careers. Currently, her leadership team is 75 percent women. “I have benefitted so greatly from my mentors and supporters, and I pay that forward however possible. I owe gratitude to them all, especially those who saw potential in me that I never imagined,” said Coley.

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Empowering Women Leaders in Academia through Professional Networks and Inclusive Leadership

Empowering Women Leaders in Academia through Professional Networks and Inclusive Leadership

HigherEdJobs Article

The underrepresentation of women in leadership positions still exists in higher education. However, the future can be changed with intentional efforts toward achieving gender equity. This article discusses committing to actionable and quantifiable changes to move the needle closer to gender parity.

Pathways to Success: ACE Women’s Network Event

Pathways to Success: ACE Women’s Network Event

Connect and Learn Webinar

Are you passionate about inclusivity, uplifting voices and building supportive relationships? Then consider joining the ACE Women’s Networks’ “Pathways to Success” networking event. This free virtual conference offers a variety of choose-your-own-adventure style breakout sessions designed to bolster your leadership journey through various workshops, networking opportunities and perspectives on allyship.

ACE WNSC Newsletter

ACE WNSC Newsletter

Issue #3

In this issue of the ACE WNSC Newsletter Issue 03, the network introduces our new State Chair Dr. Olukemi Sawyerr! Read about our latest Connect and Learn: Networking and Building Relationships, and get caught up on upcoming programs and events. Don't forget to subscribe to get the latest issues in your inbox!

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ACE Women's Network - Southern California

The ACE Women's Network--Southern California is part of a national group of networks that carry on the work of the ACE Inclusive Excellence Group and the ACE Women’s Network Executive Council.


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