The WIMS Town Hall
August 27, 2019
The steering committee for WIMS invited all faculty to a Town Hall meeting to share ideas, comments, and concerns about the status of women faculty in the OSU College of Medicine. This event was facilitated by Elizabeth English, MBA, Associate Director, Education, Development & Resources. This session allowed open communication and a forum for discussion in small groups.
Persuasion (hosted by WIMS)
March 6, 2019
This session, facilitated by OSU power and persuasion expert Tanya Menon, PhD, Associate Professor of Business, discussed ways to become a more powerful persuader at work using psychologically validated principles of influence, and also addressed the unique challenges women face in this regard.
WIMS 2019 Spring Symposium
Professor Audrey Murrell was invited to be the Annual 2019 WIMS Spring Seminar Speaker. Professor Murrell is Associate Dean within the College of Business Administration and also the Director of the David Berg Center for Ethics and Leadership at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Murrell conducts research on mentoring, careers in organizations, workplace/supplier diversity and social issues in management.
This event was co-sponsored by WIMS, The Women’s Place, and the OSU COM Office of Diversity & Inclusion. Professor Murrell’s lecture titled “Mentoring, Diversity and Organizational Effectiveness” was simultaneously live-streamed to Nationwide Hospital.
Erica Bell, PhD, co-chair of the WIMS events committee, introduced Professor Audrey Murrell. Professor Murrell discussed mentoring and diversity from an organizational perspective and moving beyond the “mentor myth” towards mentoring relationships. Professor Murrell discussed how strategic mentoring can enhance diversity related objectives in an organization. At the end of the discussion, Professor Murrell took questions from the audience. Special thanks to the WIMS event committee for their work in organizing the event.
Link to video: https://mediasite.osu.edu/Mediasite/Catalog/catalogs/fame
Women in White Coats
January 23, 2019
Women in White Coats took place Wednesday January 23, 2019 6-8p at Ross Heart Hospital Auditorium. This is an annual event for female physicians, researchers and medical students to connect and share experiences specific to women in medicine. This evening of networking provided invaluable wisdom for the students, and a unique opportunity for women alumni to give back to the physicians of tomorrow.