Viviane Khounlavong-Vallance, former director of external relations at Ohio University Southern Campus, holds her then two-month only daughter in February in the Campus’s lactation room. “As a working mother, having a lactation room is very reassuring for me,” Khounlavong-Vallance said. “We have a duty to accommodate our diverse workforce when needed,” she noted, praising the […]
Alysia Burton Steele, MA ’10, reveals her path toward producing Delta Jewels: In Search of My Grandmother’s Wisdom, and how oral histories enhance storytelling in this TEDx Jackson talk recorded in 2015. Burton Steele interviewed 50 women in the Mississippi Delta region for her book, Delta Jewels: In Search of My Grandmother’s Wisdom. Click above for […]
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Nancy Frates raises awareness of ALS via the inspirational speaker circuit. —Photograph by Dustin Franz, BSVC ’10 More than 800 women met to connect, dialogue, share experiences, and offer support at the Women’s Leadership Symposium at the Cleveland (Ohio) Public Auditorium in April. Co-hosted by the alumni associations of Ohio University and Cleveland State University, […]
Junior special education major Kalee Nielsen wanted to make a difference for women at Ohio University, so in fall 2015 she launched a chapter of I AM THAT GIRL, a community, support system, and movement for female students worldwide. Each week, 15 to 20 students gather to discuss women-themed issues to facilitate personal growth. Nielsen […]
Sara Sand, the senior studying engineering physics featured on page 12 of the fall issue of ohiowomen, shared top honors with her peers for a poster presentation at the recent Boulder (Colorado) Laboratories Postdoctoral Poster Symposium for research they conducted last summer at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Earth System Research Lab in Boulder. […]