April 17, 2019

Network for Women Leaders

Start Time: April 17, 2019 8:00am
End Time: April 17, 2019 12:00pm
Venue: Anna Irvin Dining Hall
Organizer Name: College of Education

The Alabama Chapter of the American Council on Education (ACE) Women’s Network is hosting their spring conference Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at the University of Montevallo (Anna Irvin Dining Hall) from 8 a.m. to noon.

The Network for Women Leaders provides members with new opportunities for peer-to-peer and online learning and an enhanced ability to build and sustain networks throughout their communities. This organization serves institutions on both state and national levels with expertise in the areas of mentorship, diversity, team building, legal rights and higher education.


University students, alumni, faculty, staff and the community are invited to attend this open forum with Q&A between the panel and the audience. During the event, attendees will network, share best practices and experiences, discover innovative ways to exceed the current vision and incorporate tools that shape a successful workforce.


• Leadership: Exceeding the Vision, Sharing Solutions and Shaping the Future

Guest Speakers:

*   Terrika Shaw, Attorney and Professor (University of Alabama Tuscaloosa)
*   Dr. Amy Samuels, Professor of Advanced Programs (University of Montevallo), GEARUP- Co-Principle Investigator, & Diversity
*   Abra Barnes, Realtor and Entrepreneur (Barnes & Associates)
*   Dr. Courtney Bentley, Dean of COE (University of Montevallo)
*   Dr. Sierra Turner, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer/Coordinator, Office of Service Learning and Community Engagement/ Instructor of Spanish Department of English and Foreign Languages
*   Dr. Hollie Cost, Mayor of Montevallo & Professor of Collaborative Programs
*   Dr. Elizabeth Thrower, Chair of COE-TLT (University of Montevallo)


Individuals needing disability-related accommodations during this event should contact the host department or Disability Support Services (205.665.6250,DSS@montevallo.edu) as early as possible. Efforts will be made to accommodate all access requests regardless of timing, but the University cannot guarantee that requests made with less than one week’s notice can be met.