The EWOC Summit is a professional leadership and Board Governance conference designed to increase the representation of African American/Black women on boards and to enhance our leadership journey. We bring together some of the most dynamic, influential and successful women in healthcare and corporate America to share candid, authentic conversations and lessons learned with you. Come join us and build your resiliency capacity through renewed, energized, and supportive relationships.
Executive Women of Color Summit
Join the EWOC Circle of Sisters on LinkedIn and share your comments regarding the virtual session with Dr. Westina Matthews. The First 10 people will receive a copy of Westina’s book, ‘Dancing from the Inside Out’!
As part of this Circle of Sisters, you will be connected with other phenomenal Sister Warriors where you can share your stories of resilience and testimonials that will make a difference in another Sister’s journey! We will also provide updates on other upcoming virtual experiences leading up to the actual EWOC Summit 2021.
Thank you for your continued support and engagement. We look forward to seeing you in the very near future and bonding over issues that are important to and for Women of Color.
Westina Matthews, Ph.D.
For many years, Westina Matthews has turned her passion and creativity into realities for so many in the community at large, including elected as the first woman and person of color to serve as a trustee of the Merrill Lynch Foundation. Retiring with the title of managing director, she then completed a year-long fellowship with the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University, before joining the Jackie Robinson Foundation for four years as vice president, chief program officer.
An accomplished author, much sought after public speaker and contemplative retreat leader, Westina has served on the board of over 30 not-for-profit organizations, colleges and universities. She earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in education from the University of Dayton, a Ph.D. in education from the University of Chicago; and before beginning her professional career, was a postdoctoral research fellow at both Northwestern University and the University of Wisconsin at Madison.
Your Defining Moments
For generations, black women have been confronted by obstacles and road blocks, yet have continued to move forward with purpose, determination, and grace – not merely surviving but thriving. How does one continue to both stand and flourish in those defining moments?