Call for presenters: MI-ACE Conference

We are currently seeking presenters for the Michigan American Council on Education Women’s Network (MI-ACE) annual conference. The conference will be held June 2-3, 2014 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center at Michigan State University. Hosted by Lansing Community College, this is an exciting and unique opportunity to connect with professionals working to enhance, improve and evolve higher education.

This year’s theme is: Make a Difference: Leadership. Inclusion. Connections.

The Michigan ACE Network annual conference is designed by women in higher education for women in higher education, and those who share their mission, to provide opportunities for professional development in an environment that values connection, inclusiveness, and developing leadership potential. Sessions are tailored with the goal of bringing women together with their peers to engage on topics impacting women in academe today, including issues around public policy and women’s equity. Through this active collaboration, the MI-ACE Network strives to improve the climate, and enhance professional recognition and career advancement for women working in all of Michigan’s public and private colleges and universities.

The MI-ACE Women’s Network Public Policy Priorities for 2012-2014
• Advancement and Support for Women Professionals
• Changing Demographics – Access and Opportunity in Higher Education
• Funding for Programs that Impact Girls and Women
• Cost and Funding Issues in Higher Education

Please send your letter of interest and background information about the topic you would like to present to Kristin Angel at angelk@lcc.edu. Proposals are due March, 20. If you have questions or would like to otherwise become involved with the MI-ACE Network please visit www.miacenetwork.org , find us on Facebook.