Events

FALL 2018

 

Work Smart Wage Negotiation Workshops. 

Work Smart is a Salary Negotiation Workshop that is licensed by the AAUW (American Association of University Women). This is an interactive workshop designed to empower women with the skills and confidence to successfully negotiate salary and benefits, skills they can use throughout their lives and well beyond their next negotiation. Visit our homepage for more information and event registration. 

 

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

Click here to register for this workshop

 

 

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

Click here to register for this workshop

 

Fall Speaker Series: Donella Rapier, President & CEO of BRAC USA

Come and listen to the featured speaker for our Fall Speaker Series, Donella Rapier. Donella joined BRAC USA in July 2016. Before joining BRAC USA, she served as the Chief Development and Administrative Office at Accion, a global leader in microfinance and financial inclusion. Before that she was CFO at Partners in Health, a global healthcare organization working in remote places. Earlier in her career she had several senior leadership positions at Harvard University.

BRAC USA is the US-based affiliate of the international development organization BRAC, a global leader in ending proverty with diverse interventions. 

 

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
6:00 - 7:15 p.m. | Presentation and Q&A
7:15 - 8:00 p.m. | Networking
Bartley Hall, Room 1011

 

Visit our homepage for more information or click here for event registration.

 

Real Estate: From Concept to Completion

A panel presentation exploring opportunities and careers in real estate and how these careers can provide one with the opportunity to make change happen. The panel will take a project from concept to completion, illustrating all the roles and opportunities required. The panelists will also discuss opportunities and challenges for women in this field. Co-sponsors: The Real Estate Center in VSB and Wildcat Women in Real Estate

 

Tuesday, Septermber 25, 2018
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Falvey Library, ICE Center

 

Click here to register for the event

 

Pilot Financial Literacy Workshop for Post-College Women

The purpose of this workshop is to empower women with the financial intelligence to approach money matters with competence and confidence. This workshop will primarily be for alumna, faculty, staff and the greater community.  

 

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

 

Please watch for an email from us and visit our website in September for more information.

 

 

SPRING 2018

 

VU Women in Tech conference

3rd annual flagship event designed to engage students, alumni, faculty and staff in tech conversation. This year's focus will be on how financial institutions are leveraging technologies like analytics, blockchain, and machine learning. Please visit VUWomenInTech.org for more information.

 

Saturday, January 27, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
Bartley Hall

 

Work Smart Wage Negotiation Workshops. 

Work Smart is a Salary Negotiation Workshop that is licensed by the AAUW (American Association of University Women). This is an interactive workshop designed to empower women with the skills and confidence to successfully negotiate salary and benefits, skills they can use throughout their lives and well beyond their next negotiation. Please visit our homepage for more information and event registration. 

 

Sunday, February 18, 2018
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. 
Health Services Building, R200

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 
Health Services Building, R200

 

Fireside Chat with VSB Dean Joyce Russell and Linda Bell, Provost, Barnard College 

Come and listen as our own VSB Dean interviews Linda Bell, Provost of Barnard College and the Claire Tow Professor of Economics. Before coming to Barnard Linda Bell was the Provost at Haverford College and the Huford Professor of Economics, and a Senior Economist in the research department at the Federal Reserve Bank in New York. Her recent research focuses on the determination of gender compensation differences in executive pay in large U.S.  corporations generally, and on female mentorship at the executive level specifically. Come and listen to what should be an interesting conversation between two very accomplished women leaders!

 

Monday, February 26, 2018
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. 
Bartley Hall, PwC Auditorium

 

Screening of “Zero Weeks” and a Discussion of Bringing Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance to Pennsylvania 

Join us for a film screening of “Zero Weeks” and discussion on bringing paid family leave insurance to Pennsylvania. This event is free and open to the public. Visit our hompage for more information. 

 

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
6:00 p.m. 
Bartley Hall, PwC Auditorium

 

Panel Discussion - Caring Work: Who & At What Cost?

The Caring Industry, both paid and unpaid, is dominated by women.  Come listen to a panel discussion examining the economic, physical and emotional impact of caring work on individuals and families with implications for firms and the greater economy.  We will also examine how one can be involved in affecting change. 

Important update: On March 20, 2018, due to the weather forecast, the panel on Caring Work was cancelled. It is now scheduled for Tuesday, April 17. Please visit our homepage for more information and event registration. 

 

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
6:00 p.m. 
Falvey Library, ICE Center

 

 

FALL 2017

 

Career Advancement for Introverts  

A workshop led by Nancy Ancowtiz. The workshop will provide attendees hands-on tools and techniques to help discover their strengths and apply them to make a valuable impact on their career as well as their organization. The hand-on practices will allow participants to manage their energy as introverts in one-on-one conversations and group meetings.

 

Thursday, September 7, 2017
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 
Bartley Hall, The Curley Exchange

 

Work Smart Wage Negotiation Workshop

Work Smart is a salary Negotiation Workshop that is licensed by the AAUW (American Association of University Women).  This is an interactive workshop designed to empower women with the skills and confidence to successfully negotiate salary and benefits, skills they can use throughout their lives and well beyond their next negotiation.

 

Sunday, September 17, 2017
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. 
Health Services Building, Room 200

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 
Health Services Building, Room 200

 

Brazen” on-line Women’s Professional Networking Hour

A great opportunity to connect with Villanova alumnae, students and professional women for fellowship, mentoring and networking.

 

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. 

Thursday, November 9, 2017
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. 

 

Panel discussion of the movie, Equity

Discuss the role women play in the movie and panelists will review the film and tell related stories from their own experiences.

 

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
6:30 - 8:00 p.m. 
Falvey Library

 

 

SPRING 2017

 

VU Women in Tech

Second annual event hosting speakers from various information technology fields. Alumni, students, faculty, and staff share and ecourage participation in today's technology space.

 

Saturday, January 28, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Bartley Hall

Movie Showing - Girls Who Code

Watch CODE: Debuging the Gender Gap as it exposes the dearth of American female and minority software engineers and explores the reasons for this gender gap. Sponsored by VU Women in Tech.

 

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
7:00 p.m.
Connelly Center Cinema

 

Spring Speaker Series - Joann Lublin

Joann Lublin, Management News Editor at WSJ, Author of "Earning It: Hard-Won Lessons from Trail-Blazing WOmen at the Top of the Business World." Co-Sponsored with Undergraduate WIB Society

 

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
6 - 8 p.m.
Villanova Room, Connelly Center

 

WorkSmart Salary Negotiation Workshop

A workshop will be offered to Villanova student women and alumnae to help them enhance their earnings for the rest of their working lives. This event is open to all and will be facilitated by Katina Sawyer.  

 

Sunday, February 26, 2017
1 - 3 p.m.
Health Services Building, Room 200

 

NYC: Big East Luncheon

Join other Villanovans for a panel discussion, luncheon and networking during the Big East Tournament.

 

Friday, March 10, 2017
Intercontinental New York Times Square
300 W 44th St. New York, NY 10036

 

Registration: 11:30 a.m. - Noon
Program and Luncheon: Noon - 1:00pm
Optional networking to follow

 

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. Click here for more information.

 

Thursday, March 16, 2017
6 - 7:30 p.m.
West Lounge, Dougherty Hall

 

Spring Speaker Series - Carol Mitchell

Carol Mitchell, Author of "Breaking Bitch: How Women Can Shatter Stereotypes and Lead Fearlessly" Co-Sponsored with Undergraduate WIB Society

 

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
6 - 8 p.m.
Driscoll Hall, Room 132

 


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