Women's Leadership Events on Campus

2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Keynote Address

Wednesday, Jan. 22 | 5:30-6:30pm
Villanova Room, Connelly Center

Join the Center for Peace and Justice Education on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 5:30 in the Villanova Room for the 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Keynote Address. The lecture, "Birthing the Beloved Community: The Practices of Revolutionary Love" will be presented by Valarie Kaur, a seasoned civil rights activist, award-winning filmmaker, lawyer, faith leader, and founder of the Revolutionary Love Project. She is also the founder of Groundswell Movement, considered “America’s largest multifaith online organizing network,” recognized for “dynamically strengthening faith-based organizing in the 21st century.”


Feminist Book Club

The Feminist Book Club

Thursday, Jan. 30 | 4-6pm
McNulty Institute (Tolentine 203)

Join the Anne Welsh McNulty Institute for Women's Leadership, The English  Department, and Gender and Women's Studies for a discussion on Margaret  Atwood's The Testaments. Dinner included. Please RSVP to mcnultyinstitute@villanova.edu if you plan to attend. Open to students, staff, and faculty.



VU women in tech

5th Annual VU Women in Tech Conference

Saturday, Feb. 1 | 8:30-3pm
The Inn at Villanova

This year’s conference will honor our 5th year and explore the progress made while challenging everyone to push the limits in the years ahead. Our lineup of speakers will cover topics from data visualization and the ethical use of machine learning to the leadership challenges of cloud deployment. Five Villanova alumnae will share their career adventures since leaving Villanova. Hands-on sessions will be available for those wanting to sharpen their skills. Additional sessions have been added to accommodate our growth. And new this year is an optional networking reception at the close of the day. Click here to register.  


better man

A Better Man Screening & Discussion

Monday, Feb. 3 | 5pm
O'Dea Lounge

A Better Man offers a fresh and nuanced look at the healing and revelation that can happen for everyone involved when abusers take responsibility for their abuse. It also empowers audience members to play new roles in challenging relationship violence, whether it's in their own relationships or as part of a broader movement for social change. A Q&A and discussion will follow the screening.