The Women's Network at VCU
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Women's Network at VCU

Consistent with the mission of the Virginia Network and the American Council on Education’s (ACE) Women's Network, the Women’s Network at VCU is designed to promote women’s leadership in higher education and society; to create an educational, social, and political climate in which women can participate equally with men; to facilitate connections among women in various sectors with shared goal; and to foster strategic alliances and facilitate effective partnerships between women and men in the workplace. The Women’s Network at VCU aims to connect administrators, faculty, and students with a network of supportive colleagues and provides opportunities for leadership, professional development, and recognition. 

At Virginia Commonwealth University, the staff of the Network are:

Dr. Nakeina E. Douglas-Glenn, Ph.D.
Institutional Representative and Executive Board Member, The Virginia Network

Olivia Barnes
Program Coordinator


Submit an Idea

If you have an idea for topics, guest speakers or research presentations that you would like to have considered for inclusion, please email us at In our efforts to support the advancement of women in academia, The Virginia Women's Network at VCU strongly encourages woman Ph.D. candidates to submit an abstract to be considered for presentation.