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The Ohio Diversity Council To Host 2023 Southwest Ohio Women In Leadership Symposium

The Ohio Diversity Council

The Ohio Diversity Council To Host Ohio Women

The Ohio Diversity Council will hold its annual Southwest Ohio Women in Leadership Symposium (WILS) from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 2, 2023 at 1699 Deerfield Road, Lebanon, OH 45036. The theme of the 2023 Women in Leadership Symposium, “Rising in Resilience: Achieving Motivation through Advancement & Adaptability,” will cover topics such as work structure adaptation and flexibility, pay equity, and interpersonal relationships.

“As we enter our second decade of progress, the Women in Leadership Symposium celebrates the legacy of excellence and advocacy for women’s equality in workplaces and communities,” said TyKiah Wright, Senior Director of the Ohio Diversity Council. “We invite you to join us as we rise in resilience for the Southwest Ohio WILS!”

The Ohio Diversity Council

Sharon Howard, System Director, Community & Government Relations and Site Communications, Premier Health, will moderate the event, and panellists include Karla Boldery, Cincinnati Market General Manager, La Mega Media, Inc; Dawn Conway, CEO, Boost Engagement; Jeanetta Darno, VP & Chief Diversity Officer, UC Health; Pushpa Manukonda, Independent Tech Leader, Manukonda; and Tiana Rollinson Henry, Senior Manager of Community Partnerships, WCPO 9. Iranetta Rayborn Wright, Superintendent and CEO of Cincinnati Public Schools, will be named Woman of the Year in 2023.

The Ohio Diversity Council will also collaborate with Dress for Success Cincinnati, and attendees are encouraged to bring gently used or new blazers, pantsuits, and jewellery. Great Parks, Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County, and Public Media Connect are the event’s sponsors. Please contact Laura Grajczyk at for more information on the event or sponsorship opportunities.