OWHE  2021 Virtual Annual Conference

Building The Plane While We Fly It: How We Persist


Date: Monday, January 25th - Friday, January 29th, 2020

OWHE is excited to invite you to our annual conference! This year the conference will take place over a week and will be fully virtual. We look forward to communicating with you over the next weeks to provide more detail on registration. 

We also encourage you to take part in the conference planning process! We are looking for volunteers to assist us with the planning process through various teams and different tasks. Please use this link to submit your volunteering interest form.

Conference Program Proposals:

Are you interested in presenting at the OWHE Conference? We are accepting proposals for virtual programs for the 2021 annual conference, and would love to feature your presentations!

The initial proposal review begins on October 26th, 2020.

Please submit a program proposal through this form.

Registration and Conference Pricing: 

Registration costs are as follows:

Full Virtual Access Registration Rate: $35 (Oct. 12 - January 22)

Full Virtual Access Registration Rate: $15 (Oct. 12 - January 22)


Please e-mail conference questions to the Conference Directors at conference@owhe.org. We are so excited to virtually see you this year at OWHE 2021!

Connect with Leaders

Networking with women, non-binary, and trans leaders in the state of Oregon will enhance your professional experience. We look forward to creating opportunities to meet, connect and develop together.

Engage in Professional Development

Participate in opportunities for professional growth through educational programs that are provided by our campus contact network right on your campus, in your region or at a state wide gathering. The focus is on providing you with the leadership skills and mentoring necessary to lead.

Lead Change in Higher Education

Higher education in the state of Oregon provides a dynamic environment where women, non-binary, and trans people can impact change. Whether in the community college, 4-year institution, public, or private, we want you to be a part of shaping the future of higher education by empowering and affirming your leadership abilities.