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OWBF LAW STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
The Ohio Women's Bar Foundation (OWBF) will be granting a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to one law student for the 2014-15 school year. The deadline for submission is March 7, 2014 and the scholarship will be presented to the winner at the Ohio Women's Bar Association's Annual Meeting, on May 8, 2014, in Columbus.
The OWBF is the OWBA's charitable arm. Formed in 2008, the Ohio Women's Bar Foundation's mission is to accelerate the advancement of women lawyers as leaders in the profession and to facilitate their service to the community.
It seeks to achieve its mission by collaborating with the OWBA and strategically securing the resources necessary to provide and fund extraordinary educational opportunities that enable Ohio's women lawyers to advance in the profession and serve their communities. The OWBF is a 501(c)(3).
The OWBA was formed in 1991 to build a community of lawyers who are interested in the issues that uniquely affect women. The mission of the
OWBA is to promote the leadership, advancement and interests of women attorneys through professional education, networking and the exchange of
ideas between our members, local bar associations, business and the community.
- Fostering communications and networking among women attorneys.
- Promoting and advancing professional opportunities for women attorneys.
- Promoting the appointment and selection of women to various federal, state, and local positions of influence.
-Promoting women as leaders.
-Promoting and providing continuing legal education targeting areas of particular interest to women attorneys.
-Monitoring and supporting government legislation, policies, and practices affecting women.
-Serving as a statewide resource representing perspectives of women in the legal profession.
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OWBF Leadership Institute 2014-2015 Class Members
Rainmaking Session - "Excellent - thought-provoking sessions." Effective Communication Techniques Session - "This was my favorite session; great panel!" These are just a few quotes from the 2013-2014 class members that will graduate this year on May 22, 2014.
LI Applications for 2014-2015 classes are now being accepted until March 27, 2014. There are a series of six (6) full day class sessions and a Graduation class scheduled for the 2014-2015 year.
You will receive at least 20-24 hours of CLE credit (pending). All sessions are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and will be held in the Central Ohio area. To find out further details about the OWBF and the dates for these sessions, please visit the Foundation section of this website.
Applications may be received until March 27, 2014, and sent to:
Ohio Women's Bar Foundation/Leadership Institute
136 South Keowee Street
Dayton, OH 45402