Program Areas

The McNulty Institute will provide a broad set of programming that serves Villanova students, faculty, staff and alumni.

  • Research and Knowledge Development: Recognize, support and disseminate research on women and leadership.
  • Capacity Building and Skills Development: Develop leadership abilities of Villanovans through rigorous leadership and academic programs.
  • Networking and Enabling Connections: Facilitate connections and build support networks throughout the Villanova community and beyond. 

  • Advocacy: Raise awareness about obstacles to women’s leadership within social and institutional structures as well as within individuals; promote policy changes to help eliminate those obstacles and establish environments where gender equity flourishes.