Panelists share insight during Women's Commission signature event

February 7, 2023 (Volume 46, Number 11)
Article by Michele Coffill

The Women's Commission held its 10th annual Reflections Leadership Panel January 26 at the DeVos Center, featuring four women from across campus departments.

Panelists were Takeelia Garrett, student ombuds; Samhita Rhodes, professor of engineering and director of the engineering graduate program; Lisa Surman, executive assistant, Office of the Provost; and Kara Van Dam, vice provost for Graduate and Lifetime Learning. Women's Commission member Katelyn Hanley Semelbauer, director of stewardship and donor relations, served as moderator.

They provided perspective on questions ranging from personal and professional challenges, to mentorship to personal care and work-life balance.

The commission will next host a HerStory event with Annie BĂ©langer, dean of University Libraries, on February 22. View details and see other Women's Commission events online.

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This article was last edited on February 7, 2023 at 12:20 p.m.

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