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Fall 2018 Events

The Women's Center puts on a variety of events every year. Each event is an opportunity for students to learn more. Please contact for a list of future events.

Events & Collaborations
For UH Hilo & HawCC students
- 4th Annual Domestic Violence Summit
Date: Friday, October 19, 2018
Location: ʻImiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaiʻi, Moanahoku Hall
Event Time: 9:00am-3:00pm
Sponsored by the ASUH-HawCC, HawCC Social Sciences and Administration of Justice Programs, UH Hilo Women’s Center, UH Hilo Office of Equal Opportunity and the Family Violence Interagency Committee East Hawaii
Register at:
4th Annual Domestic Violence Summit - Save the Date For UH Hilo Employees
- Hawaiʻi Island Women's Leadership Summit: Courage to Dream Rise to the Challenge
Date: Friday, October 19, 2018
Location: Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay
Event Time: Summit: 7:30am-4:30pm
Pau Hana Reception: 4:30pm-6:30pm
A limited number of tickets and ground transportation are available at no cost to UH Hilo employees, thanks to the Chancellor's Professional Development Fund. If you are willing, able and interested in attending, please complete the information on this Google Form - no later than Tuesday, October 2. We will notify those who are selected on Friday, October 5.

Hawai'i Island Women's Leadership Summit flyer
Featuring Dr. Jackie Young, Award-winning advocate for issues that inspire social change and healthy communities as our keynote speaker. Dr. Jackie Young is a passionate champion of advocacy on issues relating to gender equity, discrimination, health and safety. Jackie has received numerous awards from organizations including the University of Hawaii Distinguished Alumni Award, the National Education Association Futrell Award for Advancing the Rights of Women and Girls in Education, and the YWCA of Oahu Outstanding Woman Leader. Jackie holds a PhD in Women’s Studies and Communication. She was the former Chief Staff Officer for the American Cancer Society, and also the first woman to hold the position of Vice-Speaker for the Hawaiʻi House of Representatives.
Vendor Tables -
Workshop Information -
Vendor Hall Expo Kamaʻaina Room Rate - Hawaiʻi residents based on availability
For more information, contact: Brooke Derby + Christine Hijirida Summit Chairs
Hawaiʻi Island Women's Leadership Forum:
Our mission: To empower and advance women on Hawaiʻi Island through knowledge, strength and community.
Our vision: To grow a series of activities and events, to include an annual Summit, that will nurture women on all levels of leadership and contribute to building a lasting legacy for generations to come.