The Power of Women: Advocating for Diversity and Inclusion

2018 Virginia Network Annual State


Parking is available at Garage E, 1266 W. 49th Street - on the corner of 49th Street and Bluestone Avenue. Levels 3-5 will have spaces available for conference attendees. Click here for map.


Registration is open for The Virginia Network Annual State Conference/ 6th Women of Color Conference in Norfolk, Virginia on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Old Dominion University.

​Early Bird Registration 03/28/18 to 05/06/18      $170

Registration/On Site    05/07/18 to 05/24/18      $200

Graduate Students/Emerita                                 $80

​Register here.

Stay connected:

This event is designed to provide an informal pre-conference networking opportunity with diverse women in higher education from across the Commonwealth who potentially share similar personal and professional goals. Participants will be responsible for covering the cost of their meal and beverages. If you are interested in attending, please email


The Virginia Network provides limited scholarship funds to cover the registration fee for graduate students pursuing programs related to higher education (administration, teaching, research) and for professionals who do not have access to institutional/employer professional development resources. Persons interested in applying for a scholarship must complete a scholarship application and submit it by May 7, 2018. Applications are to be sent by fax or as an email attachment to Amy Springer Hartsell at 540-432-4600 or

6th Women of Color Conference

May 24, 2018 - Old Dominion University

Pre-Conference Dinner

As a part of this year's exciting conference offerings, we would like to extend an invitation to all conference
participants to join us for dinner on Wednesday, May 23rd at 6:00 PM. (Note: Board Members, IR's and 2017-18 Senior Leadership Seminar participants will be attending a separate dinner that evening.)