Events

FALL 2014


Madeline Bell, President and COO

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 

"The Evolving Role of Leadership"

Tuesday, September 23 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Driscoll Auditorium, Villanova Campus

Villanova College of Nursing & Villanova Women's Professional Network


Lunchtime Virtual Networking Event for

Villanova Women

Wednesday, September 24 from 12 to 1 p.m.

This event is an online chatroom that works like a chat-roulette and will match up alumnae, professionals, students and other participants for conversations.  The event only lasts one hour, so it's a perfect way to spend your lunch break!

Hosted by the Viillanova Women's Professional Network and the VU Alumni Association


Work $mart Workshop

A salary negotiation workshop by the WAGE Project for female Villanova students and alumnae.

Sunday, October 19 from 1 to 3:30 p.m.

East Lounge, Dougherty Hall, Villanova Campus

VSB Graduate Business Programs, CLAS Human Resource Development Program, CLAS Masters in Public Administration & Villanova Women's Professional Network


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3rd Annual Industry Roundtables

Brings together students and alumnae for casual networking and industry-specific knowledge sharing.

Wednesday, October 29 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Dougherty Hall, Villanova Campus

Villanova Women's Professional Network


Men and Women at Work:

Creating New Workplaces Where Gender Diversity Thrives

Anna Marie Valerio, Ph.D.

Research shows that companies with the highest representation of women in leadership roles have better financial performance. But these companies are still not the norm – why not? Companies are now starting to explore the ways that “unconscious biases” undermine efforts toward achieving greater gender diversity in the workplace.

This interactive presentation will discuss a range of actions that companies and their leaders can take to create organizations that reflect the diversity of the global environment.  It will include tips and strategies that enable men and women alike to improve their leadership competencies and build relationships that foster success.

Sunday, November 2 from 1 to 3 p.m.

East Lounge, Dougherty Hall, Villanova Campus

CLAS Human Resource Development Program &

Villanova Women's Professional Network


Presenting Opportunities for Women (POW) Conference

Featuring keynote speaker Judy Wicks, founder of the White Dog Cafe

This year's Women in Business POW Conference will feature Judy Wicks, founder of the White Dog Cafe and author of Good Morning Beautiful Business. Continuing with the spirit of entrepreneurship, the conference will continue with a panel discussion featuring fellow women entrepreneurs who will share their stories, successes and defeats, with us. We are excited to bring together women who have followed their dreams and hope they will inspire young women to do the same. The night will conclude with refreshments and networking. 

Tuesday, November 4 from 5:45 to 9 p.m.

Connelly Center, Villanova Campus

Undergraduate Women in Business Society


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Cheryl Carleton
Director, Villanova Women's Professional Network
vwpn@villanova.edu