VANCOUVER, Wash. – As part of Women’s History Month, Washington State University Vancouver will honor women who have inspired, mentored and empowered others at its annual Women of Distinction event. The celebration and reception will begin at 6 p.m. March 28 in Firstenburg Student Commons. The event is free and open to all registered guests. Parking passes will be given to registered guests. To RSVP, visit events.vancouver.wsu.edu/women-distinction.
The speaker will be Lisa Keohokalole Schauer, president of PointNorth Consulting and a member of the WSU Board of Regents, the university’s governing body. Previously, she chaired the WSU Vancouver Advisory Council. She also is an adjunct professor teaching communication strategies at Clark College and Portland State University. Schauer is passionate about inspiring leaders and empowering teams to achieve their business goals.
All 39 Women of Distinction nominees will be recognized for inspiring, mentoring and empowering others. Three Distinguished Woman awards will be given in the following categories: WSU Vancouver student, WSU Vancouver faculty or staff, and community member. Award recipients are selected by a committee of community and WSU Vancouver representatives.
The 2019 honorees are:
WSU VANCOUVER STUDENTS
WSU VANCOUVER FACULTY AND STAFF
About WSU Vancouver
WSU Vancouver is located at 14204 N.E. Salmon Creek Ave. in Vancouver, east of the 134th Street exit from either I-5 or I-205, or via C-Tran bus service.
As one of six campuses of the Washington State University system, WSU Vancouver offers big-school resources in a small-school environment. The university provides affordable, high-quality baccalaureate- and graduate-level education to benefit the people and communities it serves. As the only four-year research university in Southwest Washington, WSU Vancouver helps drive economic growth through relationships with local businesses and industries, schools and nonprofit organizations.
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