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The Summer 2017 Newsletter is here!

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Networking Hour with Women’s Professional Network

Tuesday, September 26, 12 – 1 p.m.

Networking Hour with Women’s Professional Network

Join Villanova women at all life stages to network and share professional and personal advice. Villanova students, alumnae, parents, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate. Expand your own circles through this unique networking event. This virtual networking hour is an opportunity to make connections with other Villanovans through brief “chat-roulette” style conversations- and then continue the discussions with your new connections after the event. No matter where you are in the world you can sign in from your home, office, local library, or mobile device. It’s free, its only for an hour, and it’s fun!


Click here to register


A great opportunity to connect with Villanova alumnae, students and professional women for fellowship, mentoring and networking. Get to know one another before the Women’s Leadership Summit on October 26 and spread the excitement for the launch of the Anne Welsh McNulty Institute for Women’s Leadership. 



AAUW Work Smart

A Salary Negotiation Workshop 


Register HERE for September or HERE for November



Ronald McDonald House VWPN Volunteers

VWPN Voluteers at Ronald McDonald House in Philadelphia

On Monday evening, June 15th, members of the VWPN purchased, prepared, and served a meal to families staying at the Ronald McDonald House in Philadelphia.  A big THANK YOU to all who donated ingredients, time and cooking skills.  A special "shout out" to Shannon Wilson and Jackie Vega for organizing this event.


Shatter Stereotypes and Lead Fearlessly with Carol Mitchell

On March 29, Carol Mitchell, author of "Breaking Bitch: How Women Can Shatter Stereotypes and Lead Fearlessly," presented to the Villanova University comminuty.

Click here to check out the video of Carol Mitchell's presentation.


Big East Tournament Networking Luncheon

On March 10, the Villanova Women's Professional Network along with University Advancement and the Anne Welsh McNulty Institute for Women's Leadership held a networking luncheon and panel in New York as part of Big East week.  The panel was narrated by Joyce Russell, Dean of the Villanova School of Business and included Catherine Keating '84, President and CEO of Commonfund, Nnenna Lynch '93, Managing Principal and Director of Development, The Georgetown Company, Paula Sutter '89, Operating Partner, TSG Consumer Partners and CEO TSG Fashion, and Eileen Barker '93, GM Sales, IT Cosmetics.

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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.


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Cheryl Carleton
Director, Villanova Women's Professional Network

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