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Flora Stone Mather Center for Women 20th Anniversary Symposium & Celebration
Flora Stone Mather Center for Women 20th Anniversary Symposium & Celebration

Case Western Reserve University welcomes our community of alumni and friends to a celebration recognizing the 20th anniversary of the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women that will honor the past, present and future of women.

Flora20 / The Exponential Power of Women will provide a platform for inspiring keynote speakers and panelists to share their stories and for facilitated discussions that empower our audience to invest in women and uplift their ambitions.

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

3 p.m. | Symposium & Networking Reception
Tinkham Veale University Center
$60/Guest ; $10/CWRU student

7 p.m. | Dinner
Harcourt House
Sponsorship Opportunities Available
A special reception and dinner for award recipients, sponsors and their guests at Harcourt House will follow with opportunities throughout the evening to tour John and Anya Rudd's historic Harcourt Manor.

Proceeds benefit the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women's programs and services that empower women and promote gender equity and inclusion at CWRU and beyond.

Overview of Events:

  • 2:30 p.m. Doors open at Tinkham Veale University Center
  • 3:00 p.m. Welcome
  • 3:20 p.m. Opening Keynote with Jessica Jackley, Founder and former Chief Marketing Officer of KIVA
  • 3:40 p.m. Facilitated Discussions
  • 4:30 p.m. Panel Conversations
  • 5:00 p.m. Closing Keynote with Ramona Hood (MGT'16), President and CEO, FedEx Custom Critical
  • 5:20 p.m. Facilitated Discussions
  • 6:00 p.m. Flora Award Recognition
  • 6:15 p.m. Reception at Tinkham Veale University Center
  • 7:00 p.m. VIP/Recognition Dinner at Harcourt House  View our sponsorship opportunities > 


Opening Keynote                           Closing Keynote

Jessica Jackley                                 Ramona Hood (MGT '16)

Founder & Former Chief                      President & CEO at FedEx Custom
Marketing Officer of KIVA                    Critical

Individuals attending Case Western Reserve events are expected to be fully vaccinated, including booster if eligible. Masks are not required at this time, but we respect the choices of those who elect to wear them. University leaders continue to monitor pandemic developments and will adjust health protocols as circumstances warrant.

Presenting Sponsor:

Goldman Sachs Gives and Kiely Family

Platinum Sponsor:

Glenmede and Susan Mucciarone

VIP Sponsor:


DiSanto Family Foundation

Gold Sponsor:

Avery Dennison

Cleveland Cliffs

Silver Sponsor:

MIM Software

MAI Capital

Tracey Burton (LAW'90)

Thalia Dorwick, PhD (FSM'66, GRS'73)

Iris Flaxman Hollander November (FSM'53, LYS'67)

Debra Wilfong, PhD (CIT'78, GRS'82, '85)

Congratulations to our Flora Award Recipients!
Watch their videos and hear their messages >