Amanda Slavin speaking at the 2016 Women's Leadership Colloquium.
Amanda Slavin speaking at the 2016 Women's Leadership Colloquium.

Women’s Leadership Colloquium to Stream Online

Mar 16, 2017
Brenau Staff

The Women’s College will host an afternoon of information and inspiration at the fourth annual Women’s Leadership Colloquium, 1:30-4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 17 at the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts in Gainesville, and now it’s available to stream live online.

For the first time the annual event will be streamed online at Video of the colloquium will also be available at this link after the event.

The event includes students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the university gathering together for conversations about the unique potential and challenges of women’s leadership.

This year’s guest speakers include keynote speaker Catherine Dixon, a principal at ghSMART; Mary Kathryn Wells, CEO of Wells Marketing Agency; Kelley Castlin-Gacutan, educational consultant and former superintendent of Birmingham City Schools; Amy Whitley, retired vice president of human resources and chief diversity and inclusion officer for UPS; and Patty Wolfe, retired rear admiral of United States Navy Supply Corps.

“The caliber of our speakers this year is extraordinary,” said Debra Dobkins, dean of the Women’s College. “These women have been highly successful in a range of fields: education, business, human resources, marketing and the military. They are passionate about the work they do and are dedicated to the people they serve. Each speaker brings expertise, experience and a dynamic engagement with the world, not just in their roles as working women, but also in their roles as mothers and daughters, sisters and mentors.”

If you’d like to attend in person the event is free, but registration is required. Register at The livestream is available at Contact Whitney Neveils at or 770.534.6179 with any questions about the event.