The Officer Women Leadership Symposium (OWLS) convenes women leaders in the military and veteran community, experts, innovators, and thought leaders to explore emerging trends, strengthen skills, and transform observations into actionable insights to lead positive change.
Transportation and Location
We look forward to having you join us at the George George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia on the Arlington campus at Van Metre Hall, 135, Auditorium (metro stop: Virginia Square on the Blue and Orange lines). The physical address is: 3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington. You may access the venue by metro or car. Driving directions are on maps.gmu.edu. Paid parking is available on site. More details at info.gmu.edu and transportation.gmu.edu/arlington-campus.
Both events start promptly at 9:00am EST so we recommend you arrive early for check in. All Career Workshop and OWLS participants are invited to join us for the Evening Networking Reception with hors d’oeuvres and open bar from 4:00-6:00pm on Tuesday, 26 April. Formal sessions for both the Career Workshop and OWLS will run from 9:00am-4:00pm EST.
Event attendees are encouraged to be comfortable yet professional. Event attendees are recommended to wear business casual. Those who are unit funded may be required to attend in uniform, in which case, Class B uniform or equivalent is recommended. Speakers and Presenters are recommended to wear business attire or Service Dress.
Lunch and Refreshments will be provided
Event attendees will be able to enjoy lunch and refreshments at both events. The Evening Networking Reception is open to both Career Workshop and OWLS registrants onsite, Tuesday 26 April. Attendees will enjoy time to mingle with hors d’oeuvres and open-bar from 4:00-6:00pm.
Nov 9 Mini-Officer Women Leadership Symposium (OWLS) Agenda
Once registered, access the 9 Nov Event by clicking the link to the sessions below:
Mini-Officer Women Leadership Symposium One Agenda 2021Reimagining Meaningful Leadership: Leading Self
Tuesday, 13 April, 2021
(11:30a - 3:30p EDT)
ROUNDTABLESSelect the Roundtable you would like to join during the Mini-OWLS One, April 13.
Roundtable I (2:30pm - 2:55pm EDT) & Roundtable II (3:00pm - 3:25pm EST)
Once registered, access the Event Agenda and Roundtables using the links below:
Once registered, access your preferred OWLS Small Group Discussion (4:00p – 4:30p EDT) using the link below:
The OWLS is an event with keynotes, panel discussions, and opportunities for discussion. The 2022 event was offered in person at George Mason University with the option to attend virtually.
Resources from 2021 Mini-Officer Women Leadership Symposium (OWLS) Events
Mini-OWLS THREE (held Nov 9) Event Resources and Recommendations are below:
featured Panel Discussions: