Program Milestones


Date AddedItemDate Completed
08.08.18Develop meeting schedule for Fall and Spring, every two weeks.08.08.18
08.08.18Develop Women Moving Forward website.
  • Overview
  • Links to related College and community organizations
  • Upcoming conferences of interest
  • Meeting summaries and agenda
  • Action Items (edited from meeting summaries)
08.18.18Meet-and-greet with new President, Dr. Georgia Lorenz.08.22.18
08.08.18Review list of faculty members not selected for Standing Committee roles in Spring 2018; invite to Steering Committee.08.22.18
09.25.18Offer Convocation workshop: “Women Moving Forward: Lessons in Leadership.” Four College leaders discussing their career paths, mentors, formative experiences, and advice.09.25.18
10.01.18Establish dedicated email address,
11.09.18Offer Kickoff Workshop for Women Moving Forward:
  • Pre-event survey of all female employees: needs assessment
  • Livestreamed event to watch parties at other campuses
  • ACE Women’s Network – Florida officer to describe purpose (Dr. Annie Becker, FIT)
  • Networking icebreaker
  • Looped slideshow of inspiring women leaders; create table tent cards with additional information
  • Table exercises, Lessons in Leadership
  • Closing remarks, President Georgia Lorenz
01.08.19Create two cohorts, book club for Spring 2019.01.19.19
01.22.19Form 2019-2020 planning sub teams.
  • Kickoff workshop: Cecilia, Lisa, Mallory
  • Job advancement series (resume’ building, negotiation, and interviewing): Meribeth and HR, Michael, Kevin
  • Job shadowing: Shahin, Lisa, Barbara
  • Book club: Janet, Barbara
  • Leadership conference, Spring 2020: Barbara, Kevin, Jan
  • Mentoring program for Fall 2020: Kevin, Barbara
02.01.19Offer skill-building workshop, “Finding the Connections” – networking tips from Dr. John Gyllin, Vice President for Resource Development and Executive Director of the Foundation for Seminole State College.02.01.19
02.25.19Plan for April 23 joint social, book club Spring 2019 cohorts 1 and 2.
  • Impact of reading "Lean In" by Sheryl Sandberg
  • Formation of Lean In Circles, 2019-2020
03.19.19Offer skill-building workshop, “Committee Roles: Your Stepping Stone to Leadership Experience” workshop.
  • Table exercises, leadership without supervisory experience
  • Panel: leadership experiences on committees, from student role to departmental projects to College committees
  • Encouragement to apply for appointment to Standing Committees through annual College survey
04.23.19Seek input from female employees re: 2019-20 book club selections06.10.19
04.23.19Develop/orient a pool to attend community events.05.25.19
04.23.19Complete 2018-19 Annual Report, 2019-2020 Program Plan for ACE Women's Network - Florida.05.22.19
05.14.19Offer Summer cohort, Lean In book club.06.25.19

04.04.19, updated 06.17.19


Janet Balanoff
Associate Vice President for Equity and Diversity/Title IX Coordinator