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The Summer 2018 Newsletter is here!

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Financial Literacy: A Workshop Aimed at Enabling Women to Approach Money Matters with Competence & Confidence

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Curley Exchange, Bartley Hall

Financial Literacy

To register for this event, click here


Monday, October 8 to Friday, October 12

Collections at the Clay Center, Barley Hall & President's Office (R106), Tolentine Hall



A Woman's Place


Donella Rapier, President & CEO of BRAC USA

Addressing Poverty Globally: What's Working?

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Room 1011, Bartley Hall


Donella Rapier Addressing Poverty Globally

On Wedneday, September 19, 2018, our speaker Donella Rapier, President and CEO of BRAC USA, had an interesting and inspiring roundtable with 20 women student leaders from around campus. Topics around women in business, leadership, and society were discussed. 



Real Estate 

From Concept to Completion

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 

Idea Accelerator, Falvey Library

Real Estate From Concept to Completion
The Panelists

AAUW Work Smart: A Salary Negotiation Workshop

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 
6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Curley Exchange, Bartley Hall


Sunday, October 28, 2018
1:00 - 3:30p.m.
Room 200, Health Services Building

Work Smart


To register for October workshop, click here


VWPN Serves Meal to Families at
Ronald McDonald House.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018


VWPN at Ronald McDonald House
VWPN at Ronald McDonald House

On Wednesday, July 11, 2018, several VWPN members and their families came together to prepare and serve a meal for families staying at the Ronald McDonald House on Erie Avenue in Philadelphia.


We would like to thank Shannon Wilson and Jackeline Vega for organizing this event!


Caring Work: Who & At What Cost 

Rescheduled for Tuesday, April 17, 2018
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
ICE Center, Falvey Memorial Library


Caring Work 4/17/18

The caring industry, both paid and unpaid, is dominated by women. The panel discussion on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 examined the economic, physical and emotion impact of caring work on individuals, families, firms and the greater economy as well as how one could be involved in affecting change. 


Panelists: Melissa Hodges, PhD, Linda Maldonado, PhD, RN, Meredith MacKenzie Greenle, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, CNE, and Lauren Miltenberger, PhD
Moderator: Cheryl Carleton, PhD


Check out a list of national and local caring work resources, including support services, tip sheets, guides and how-to videos:

For those who could not attend the panel, watch the recording of the panel discussion below:




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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Cheryl Carleton
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VWPN 2018 Theme:

Women and Policy 


VWPN 2019 Theme:

Building a Secure Future