Media advisory: Marquette Institute for Women’s Leadership to host launch event, Oct. 3

Oct. 2, 2019

iwl word cloudMILWAUKEE — The newly formed Marquette University Institute for Women’s Leadership will host a launch celebration from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3. at the 707 Hub, 1102 W. Wisconsin Ave.

The event will feature remarks from Marquette University President Michael R. Lovell; Dr. Jeanne Hossenlopp, vice president for research and innovation; and Andrea Schneider, IWL director. Admission to the event is free, but registration is recommended.

The IWL’s mission is to advance women’s leadership locally and globally through pioneering research, innovative programming and collaborative engagement.

Event information:

Date: Thursday, Oct. 3

Time: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Place: 707 Hub at Marquette University, 1102 W. Wisconsin Ave. 

About the Institute for Women’s Leadership

Announced by President Lovell at his fifth annual presidential address in January, the Institute for Women’s Leadership builds upon the university’s historic role as the first co-educational Catholic university in the world beginning in 1909. The creation of the Institute for Women’s Leadership was made possible by a generous $5 million gift from the Thomas J. Rolfs Family Foundation. The institute is overseen by Marquette’s Office of Research and Innovation. Click here for more information.

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