These articles consist of Conway area events that focus on and/or celebrate women such as the Women’s Writing event or the Women’s Business Expo.

Women's Leadership Network

UCA Hosts Women’s Leadership Network Kickoff Event

August 31, 2018– The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement will host the Women’s Leadership Network (WLN) kickoff event and welcome reception featuring Patricia Poulter, provost and executive vice president of academic affairs. The purpose of this event is to provide women with new leadership opportunities. The WLN allows women from …

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Shana Mullaney fitness instructor

This month we are featuring Shana Mullaney, fitness instructor extraordinaire in Conway. A couple of weeks ago, I asked the question on Facebook about favorite fitness instructors. The response blew me away. I got lots of replies and one lady kept coming up, Shana Mullaney As fate would have it, I met her earlier this year …

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UCA Women's Showcase

First Women’s Business Showcase encourages women to reach for greatness

“You can be a business owner and we are here to help you.” That was the message from the Women’s Leadership Network, UCA Outreach, Conductor, the Arkansas Center for Research in Economics, and the Arkansas Economic Development Commission at the first ever Women’s Business Showcase on Wednesday, February 28 on the campus of the University …

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UCA Fountain, Courtesy of UCA

UCA Hosts Women’s Business Showcase

CONWAY – The University of Central Arkansas will host its first Women’s Business Showcase Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 6-8:30 p.m. in McCastlain Hall on the UCA campus. Thirty-six women-owned businesses from across central Arkansas will gather at UCA to promote their businesses and showcase their products and services to the public. Attendees will also have …

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Members of the Women’s Giving Circle with 2017-18 grantees.

UCA Women’s Giving Circle Awards 2017-18 Grants

The Women’s Giving Circle at the University of Central Arkansas awarded five grants that focus on development opportunities for women and girls during the annual Grant Awards Luncheon on Nov. 9.

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C.D. Wright Women Writers Conference Announces Inaugural Event At UCA

The C. D. Wright Women Writers Conference will host its inaugural event Nov. 3-4 at the University of Central Arkansas.

The conference is open to all, though it will cater to women and women-identifying writers from all genres and all experience levels, from journalism to mass-market books to literary endeavors and beyond. The conference’s goal is to provide a space for camaraderie, connection-making and inspiration.

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