Women of Color Leadership Support Network


To support the leadership journeys of women of color at Miami University by fostering networking and collaboration among women of color leaders in support of leaders’ professional goals and Miami’s commitment to inclusive excellence and diversity, equity, and inclusion; identify and develop resources to explore and broaden leadership skills; and create a space for community, collaborative leadership, and self-care to contribute to and model these for the broader Miami community. Miami University does not discriminate on the basis of race or gender, all staff and faculty who meet the listed criteria are welcome to apply.


  • Commitment to Miami core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion as central to leadership
  • Staff or faculty leadership position in a Miami unit
  • Can commit to attending all sessions: pre-launch lunch session in May and six monthly sessions (first Tuesday of the month, 4-5:30 pm) during 2022-2023

Workshop/Discussion Topics

  • Leadership Panel and Discussion
  • Inner work of Equity and Justice Workshop, Part I and II
  • Setting Boundaries and Saying “No”
  • The Cycle of Renewal
  • Saboteurs and Mindtraps
  • Additional Topic to be Decided by Group


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