Women Employee Resource Group

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werg@oakland.edu

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General WERG Meeting Information

WERG large group meetings are held every other month, and are open to all to attend. These sessions typically feature a guest speaker and focus on a topic or theme relevant for the semester and WERG members.

The WERG small groups offer sessions focusing on topics and themes relevant to the focus of the group. These sessions can vary and include guest speakers, interactive activity sessions, as well as off campus and weekend offerings.

All WERG meetings and sessions are open to any interested individuals who would like to attend.

Events

Women Employee Resource Group


Mission Statement

To provide professional and personal development opportunities for women employees of Oakland University. WERG will also serve as an advocate for Oakland University women in regard to issues that impact them, at large, as employees.

Our purpose and goals:

  • To provide programs, events, activities, and other opportunities for professional and personal development for all OU women employees.
  • To foster a climate of diversity and inclusion.
  • To provide opportunities for open communication between represented and non-presented employee groups and the administration, affording OU women employees to feel safe and empowered to voice opinions and concerns.
  • To increase participation and membership in WERG.

Women of OU Scholarship Opportunities

WERG is proud to support the three Women of OU scholarship opportunities: Women of OU Critical Difference Scholarship; Carol Kirken Endowed Scholarship for Non-Traditional Students; and the Jim and Irene Shields Non-Traditional Student Scholarship.