Women Employee Resource Group

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Two women walking on Oakland University's campus, smiling and talking.

WERG Small Groups

The Women Employee Resource Group created four small groups to help women connect with one another and address both professional and personal topics. The small groups typically meet every other month (August, October, December, February, April, June) at a day/time determined by the leader(s) of the small group. Participation is open to all women at OU.

If you have any questions about the small groups, please contact werg@oakland.edu.

Emerging Leaders

Group Co-Leaders:

Denise McConkey (mack@oakland.edu)

Nancy Osmialowski (nrkrause@oakland.edu)

This group is for higher education professionals who are interested in learning ways to enhance career opportunities and develop as professionals in higher education.

2021 - 2022 Meeting schedule coming soon!

Working Moms and Caregivers

Group Co-Leaders:

Andreea Bordeianu (bordeian@oakland.edu)

Ann Selva (murphy23@oakland.edu)

This group is for working moms and caregivers looking for support, encouragement, and tips and tricks on ways to get it all done.

2021 - 2022 Meeting schedule coming soon!

Harmonizing Your Life

Group Co-Leaders:

Joanne Tarling (tarling@oakland.edu)

Sarah Wood (swood@oakland.edu)

This group is for women interested in striving for balance. Discussions will focus on life strategies incorporating the wellness wheel (physical, occupational, educational, etc.).

Established Leaders

Group Leader:

Jean Ann Miller (jam@oakland.edu)

This group is for women at OU who have been in the field of higher education (Admin, Faculty, AP, CT, Other) for more than seven years. Discussions will focus on what opportunities are available, challenges being faced, and making connections.