2020-2021 Marilyn K. Glick Women's Enrichement Series

Women's Leadership

October 08, 2020

$35-$200

The Marilyn K. Glick Women's Enrichment Series is our yearly three-part lecture series featuring Indiana women who have “broken the mold.” This series offers a chance for the community to meet and hear from women leaders who hold all types of positions, from top philanthropists, to pioneers in the judiciary, to business leaders, athletes, and activists. The Marilyn K. Glick Women’s Enrichment Series is a one-of-a-kind program that is unmatched in Indiana for its innovation, scope, and focus. This is a not-to-be-missed experience. This year the series will be virtual via Zoom.

About our 2020-2021 Speakers:

Billie Dragoo- Oct. 8th, 2020

Billie Dragoo is the founder and CEO of RepuCare, a transformative work force solutions provider to Fortune 500 clients and managed healthcare providers. She was named by Fortune Magazine as one of the top 10 women entrepreneurs in the United States and 2014 Central Indiana Business Hall of Fame Laureate. Billie won the 2011 Girls, Inc. Touchstone Award, IBJ’s 2009 Women of Influence Award, and the Torchbearer Award for Entrepreneurial Advocacy. Nationally recognized leader for women’s advocacy, she is the co-founder of the Indiana Conference for Women, now the largest one-day professional development conference for women in the Midwest.

Allison Barber- February 4th, 2021

Allison Barber is the President and Chief Operating Officer for the Indiana Fever. From grade school teacher in Merrillville, Indiana, to communications strategist in the White House and United States Department of Defense; and as the first chancellor for Western Governor’s University (WGU) Indiana, Allison has dedicated herself to creating pathways to help individuals reach their potential. She received the Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service and was recognized as a Woman of Influence by the IBJ. In 2019, she was presented with the Sagamore of the Wabash by Gov. Holcomb. Barber serves on the boards of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, the Indiana Destination Development Corp., and the Elizabeth Dole Hidden Heroes Foundation.

Katrice Hardy- April 8th, 2021

Katrice Hardy is the Executive Editor of the IndyStar and Midwest Regional Editor for USA Today Network, overseeing more than 20 editors and newsrooms in Kentucky, Illinois and Indiana. Previously, she was the editor of the Greenville News in South Carolina and the South Regional editor for the Network. She is and was the first female and African American leader at both news organizations. Katrice is a board member of the News Leaders Association and a member of the National Association of Black Journalists. She also served on the board of the South Carolina Press Association and is a graduate of Furman University’s Diversity Leadership Institute.

Women's Enrichment Series feat. Billie Dragoo

Women's Leaership

October 08, 2020

$15-$75

The Marilyn K. Glick Women's Enrichment Series is our yearly three-part lecture series featuring Indiana women who have “broken the mold.” This series offers a chance for the community to meet and hear from women leaders who hold all types of positions, from top philanthropists, to pioneers in the judiciary, to business leaders, athletes, and activists. The Marilyn K. Glick Women’s Enrichment Series is a one-of-a-kind program that is unmatched in Indiana for its innovation, scope, and focus. This year the series will be virtual via Zoom. Our first speaker, Billie Dragoo, will be discussing mentorship, the importance of lifting women up, her experience with creating the Indiana Conference for Women, and her career journey. The program will be moderated by Brooke Billingsley, CEO of Task to Touch LLC. There will be an opportunity for Q and A at the end of the program.

Billie Dragoo- Oct. 8th, 2020

Billie Dragoo is the founder and CEO of RepuCare, a proven transformative work force solutions provider to Fortune 500 clients and managed health care providers. It has been ranked one of the fastest-growing companies in the US.

Named by Fortune Magazine as one of the top 10 women entrepreneurs in the United States, Billie was one of 720 entrepreneurs, throughout the world, who was invited by the President of the United States to attend the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Stanford in California. For 4 years she served as a National Judge for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards and was an E & Y recipient of the award in 2008.

Long recognized for her entrepreneurial impact in the State of Indiana, Billie was named 2014 Central Indiana Business Hall of Fame Laureate, which honors outstanding men and women who epitomize success in the business world. She was also honored with the 2011 Girls, Inc. Touchstone Award. Billie is a recipient of IBJ’s 2009 Women of Influence Award in recognition of business and community excellence and leadership. In 2008, she was awarded the Torchbearer Award for Entrepreneurial Advocacy, one of the highest awards presented by the governor for recognition of outstanding women. In 2007, she was awarded the annual Starkey Entrepreneurial Women’s Award.

A nationally recognized leader for women’s advocacy, she devotes considerable time to this endeavor. She is the co-founder of the Indiana Conference for Women, now is its 9th year and the largest one-day professional development conference for women in the Midwest.

Billie is the past Chair and CEO of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), based in Washington D.C. She is the past president and emeritus board advisor of the Indianapolis Chapter of NAWBO, where she was the architect of its growth. Billie is a past Board member of the Indiana Department of Workforce Development State Workforce Innovation Council (SWIC).

She is an executive board member of The Greater Indianapolis Progress Committee (GIPC),board member of the Indianapolis Chamber, Indiana University Lilly School of Philanthropy board, board member of the Indiana State Chamber Political Action Committee and board member of Sigma Theta Tau International Foundation for Nursing.

Billie is also the co-founder of the Indiana Conference for Women (ICFW) the largest conference for women In the Midwest.

Porch Concert w/ ISO Quartet

Arts and Culture

October 16, 2020

Free

Enjoy a brass ensemble performance with musicians from the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra live from the porch of the Propylaeum. Guests will be able to spread out in our lawn to enjoy the concert.

There will be a cash bar and packaged refreshments available for sale. Masks are required at the bar and when entering the building for restroom facilities. Guests are encouraged to bring their own blankets and lawn chairs. Outside food and beverage is permissible, however, outside alcohol is prohibited. Seating is general admission and self-assigned. We will ask that parties maintain social distancing of a least 6 feet apart.

There is an onsite parking lot immediately north of the Propylaeum for free parking as well as free street parking on both 14th and Delaware Streets.

Registration is required so that we can maintain capacity limitations.

Swing States: An Evening of Jazz and Voting Rights

Arts and Culture

October 29, 2020

Free

“Swing States: Harmony in the Battleground States” is a new jazz album featuring Grammy Nominated artist Regina Carter. The project combines the quintessential American music with the importance of voting and voting rights. Carter, along with Grammy Award winning musicians and producers Kabir Sehgal and John Daversa will present a live online program with the Propylaeum on October 29 at 7 p.m. The evening will feature performances from the album as well as a discussion and Q & A. This program is free and open to the public.

Click here to hear or purchase the album: https://lnk.to/swingstates

Women's Enrichment Series feat. Allison Barber

Women's Leaership

February 04, 2021

$15-$75

The Marilyn K. Glick Women's Enrichment Series is our yearly three-part lecture series featuring Indiana women who have “broken the mold.” This series offers a chance for the community to meet and hear from women leaders who hold all types of positions, from top philanthropists, to pioneers in the judiciary, to business leaders, athletes, and activists. The Marilyn K. Glick Women’s Enrichment Series is a one-of-a-kind program that is unmatched in Indiana for its innovation, scope, and focus. This year the series will be virtual via Zoom. Our second speaker, Allison Barber, will be discussing her career journey. There will be an opportunity for Q and A at the end of the program.

Allison Barber- Feb. 4, 2021

With a career that spans from a schoolhouse to the White House and now to the Fieldhouse, Dr. Allison Barber has a successful record of building brands and maximizing impact. From grade school teacher in Merrillville, Indiana, to communications strategist in the White House and United States Department of Defense; and as the first chancellor and chief fundraiser for Western Governor’s University (WGU) Indiana, Allison has dedicated herself to creating pathways to help individuals reach their potential.

Now, as the President and COO of the Indiana Fever, she has set her sights on building and inspiring Fever fans in all 92 counties of Indiana. Barber understands the power of playing sports, a college athlete who lettered in tennis and softball, she values the positive impact sports can have on both children and adults.

Barber holds a B.S. in Elementary Education from Tennessee Temple University; a M.S. in Elementary Education from Indiana University; and a Ph.D. In Leadership from Tennessee Temple University. She is the recipient of the Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service awarded by Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld and was recognized as a Woman of Influence by the Indianapolis Business Journal.

In March 2019, she was presented with Indiana’s highest honor, the Sagamore of the Wabash, presented by Governor Eric Holcomb. Barber is a state lead volunteer for the American Red Cross and serves on the boards of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, the Indiana Destination Development Corp., and the Elizabeth Dole Hidden Heroes Foundation.

Women's Enrichment Series feat. Katrice Hardy

Women's Leaership

April 08, 2021

$15-$75

The Marilyn K. Glick Women's Enrichment Series is our yearly three-part lecture series featuring Indiana women who have “broken the mold.” This series offers a chance for the community to meet and hear from women leaders who hold all types of positions, from top philanthropists, to pioneers in the judiciary, to business leaders, athletes, and activists. The Marilyn K. Glick Women’s Enrichment Series is a one-of-a-kind program that is unmatched in Indiana for its innovation, scope, and focus. This year the series will be virtual via Zoom. Our final speaker, Katrice Hardy, will be discussing her career journey in the field of journalism. There will be an opportunity for Q and A at the end of the program.

Katrice Hardy- April. 8, 2021

Katrice Hardy is the Executive Editor of the IndyStar and Midwest Regional Editor for USA Today Network, overseeing more than 20 editors and newsrooms in Kentucky, Illinois and Indiana. Before that, she was the editor of the Greenville News in South Carolina and the South Regional editor for the Network, overseeing the company’s news organizations in South Carolina, North Carolina, Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi. She is and was the first female and African American leader at both news organizations.

Katrice joined Gannett after working at the Virginian-Pilot where she started as an intern and left as the managing editor.

Katrice is a board member of the News Leaders Association where she serves as chair of the diversity committee. She is also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, and was a former president of the Hampton Roads, Virginia chapter. She also served on the board of the South Carolina Press Association and is a graduate of Furman University’s Diversity Leadership Institute.

She believes strongly that a news organization’s role is to shine light on the wonderful people and organizations in all communities that are making a difference as well as it is to uncover the problems, ills, misuses and abuses to help bring about positive change.

Katrice is a LSU graduate and a huge Saints fan.

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