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VWPN Winter 2017 Newsletter

Now Available!

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February 15: Spring Speaker Series - Joann Lublin

VWPN is pleased to present Joann Lublin, Management News Editor, Wall Street Journal, and author of "Earning It: Hard-Won Lessons from Trailblazing Women at the Top of the Business World."

Please join VWPN on Wednesday February 15, 2017 for a lecture by Joann Lublin. Refreshments will be served during Joann's book signing from 7-8 PM. Book's will be available for purchase.

Wednesday, February 15, 6-8 PM
Connelly Center, Villanova Room
Villanova University

Please register here by February 10th, 2017.



February 26: Work Smart Workshop

On Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 the VWPN will facilitate a WorkSmart Workshop.

Where:  HSB 200

When:  Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 1:oo pm

Facilitator:  Katina Sawyer

Cost:  $15

Who:  Open to all

Click here to register.

WorkSmark 2017


March 10: NYC Big East Luncheon

Join other Villanovans for a panel discussion, luncheon and networking during the Big East Tournament. All Villanova alumni, parents, students, friends and fans are welcome and encouraged to attend. Sponsored by the Villanova Women’s Professional Network, the Anne Welsh McNulty Institute for Women’s Leadership and University Advancement.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Intercontinental New York Times Square

300 W 44th St. New York, NY 10036

Registration 11:30 – Noon

Program and Luncheon – Noon to 1 pm

Optional networking to follow


Joyce E. A. Russell, PhD, the Helen and William O'Toole Dean of the Villanova School of Business


Catherine Keating '84, President and Chief Executive Officer, Commonfund

Former Chair, Villanova University Board of Trustees

Nnenna Lynch '93, Managing Principal & Director of Development, The Georgetown Company,

Member, Villanova University Board of Trustees

Paula Sutter '89, CEO TSG Fashion Group, TSG Consumer Partners

Member, CLAS Dean's Advisory Council


$30/person.  Register early, space is limited


March 16: Resiliency Workshop

Dr. Beth Weinstock and Dr. Jane Shure, The Resilience Group

On March 16, VWPN along with the Undergraduate Women in Business Society will hold a Resiliency Workshop. This work shop is open to everyone.

Thursday, March 16, 6 - 7:30 p.m.
West Lounge, Dougherty Hall
Villanova University

Register here.

Resiliency Workshop


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Working Moms Who Make It Work: Real Advice for Young Professionals

Great article about work-life balance advice from Villanova Alumni!

Click here to read the article.


Closing the Pay Gap and Beyond - Elise Gould, Economic Policy Institute

On September 21, Villanova faculty, students, and friends met in the Idea Accelerator in Falvey Library to listen to Dr. Gould discuss her work on closing the gender pay gap and participate in conversations about the recent Women's Economic Agenda: Creating an Economy That Works for Everyone. A total of about 75 atendees came to the event and participated in lively discussions throughout the evening.


For those interested in Dr. Gould's research but unable to attend the event, the presentation is available here.


VWPN Elise Gould

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