2020 Events

December 2, 2020
IWL Advisory Council Meeting

November 24, 2020 | 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. | Virtual Event
Virtual LUNAFEST: Milwaukee

LUNAFEST is a program of short films that are by and about women. Women's Innovation Network is pleased to host this virtual event featuring 7 short films.
  

November 24, 2020 | 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. | Virtual Event
Virtual LUNAFEST: Milwaukee

LUNAFEST is a program of short films that are by and about women. Women's Innovation Network is pleased to host this virtual event featuring 7 short films.
  

November 19, 2020 | 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. | Virtual Event / Social Distanced Watching
TEMPO Milwaukee's Annual Women's Leadership Event

November 18, 2020 | 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. | Virtual Event
Meet-n-Eat with Young Women Entrepreneurs

Hosted by Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship, Women's Innovation Network, and the 707 Hub, hear the inspiring stories of student entrepreneurs and recent alumni who are creating. Learn how they got their ideas off the ground, have pivoted during the pandemic, and what’s ahead. 
 

November 12, 2020 | 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. | Virtual Event
The Shift: Laddering Up: The Glass Ceiling is Broken, Now What?

Dr. Jean Grow, Co-Director of Institute for Women's Leadership, is contributing as a panelist alongside Institute for Women Leadership's Advisory Council Member, Aliah Berman, giving the closing keynote address.  In this Shift session, there will be discussion on how to assemble your own ladder for success. Contrary to popular belief, the glass ceiling is not the biggest obstacle to women’s progression. The obstacle is actually at the first step up to manager— or the ‘broken rung.’ How is it ensured that everyone has an equal opportunity to take that very first step?  
 

November 12, 2020 | 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. | Virtual Event
IWL Research Social 

November 12, 2020 | 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. | Virtual Event
Women, Wine & Tech 2.0

Featuring Sasha Parsons Waters, Women's Innovation Network Coordinator, Women, Wine & Tech 2.0 is designed as a forum for college students, business leaders, entrepreneurs, tech engineers, and human resource professionals to discuss diversity and inclusion issues that specifically impact women in technology. The goal– come together to identify solutions to address concerns specific to the Milwaukee-area. 
 

October 16, 2020 | 12:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m. | Virtual Event
IWL’s Women’s Suffrage & Innovation 2020

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., How to Change the Narrative of the Women’s Suffrage Movement--and Why It Matters)

4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Innovoting: How Democracy is Being Reshaped by Women’s Innovative Voting Activism & Candidacy
All sessions are free and open to the public.  Eight pre-recorded sessions will be released leading up to these live events, plus pedagogical and voting resources are also available at https://suffrageandinnovation2020.com/.
 

October 9, 2020 | 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. | Virtual Event
IWL Research Social

October 7, 2020 | 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. | Virtual Event 
WISDOM: Women in Chemistry Breakfast

Learn from Women Chemists in Academia and Industry, and open to all students.  WISDOM events provide small interactive discussions and a large group presentation from special guests who are Women from specific STEM fields.
This WISDOM event is focused on Chemistry and with diverse careers in chemistry fields of guest speakers: Celeste Calhoun-Johnson, RAC (Regulatory Affairs Manager at Vital Proteins & Manager Global Regulatory Affairs at Sloan), Dr. Jeanne Hossenlopp (Vice President for Research and Innovation & Chemistry Professor at Marquette), Dr. Jier Huang (Chemistry Professor at Marquette), Marta Peisker (Regis Technologies), and Lisandra Santiago Capeles (Senior Scientist at AbbVie).  WISDOM is a program of IWL's Women's Innovation Network (WIN).
 

October 5, 2020 | 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. | Virtual Event
"Here We Are: American Dreams, American Nightmares," Book Talk with Aarti Shahani

Join best-selling author Aarti Shahani to learn about her own story as an immigrant 
& woman of color and explore themes of race & allyship. This event is part of the Marquette Forum and is co-sponsored by Marquette's Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, the Center for Teaching and Learning, the Women's Innovation Network, and the Institute for Women's Leadership. For questions, please contact Jacki Black at jacqueline.black@marquette.edu
 

September 17, 2020 | 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. | Mount Mary University Bergstrom Hall, Milwaukee
Voices of Leadership 2020  | Onlyness: Find Your Purpose, Your People, Your Power

Keynote: Nilofer Merchant, idea activator and author of "The Power of Onlyness"
1920–2020 Celebrating Women's Vote Centennial
IWL is a table sponsor.
 

April 29, 2020 | 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 | Sensenbrenner Hall, 304
IWL Marquette Research Social 

April 27, 2020
IWL Advisory Council Meeting

April 23, 2020 | Virtual Event
Circle of Women: Face of the Future

March 24, 2020 | 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. | 707 Hub
IWL Marquette Research Social  

February 27, 2020
Marquette Law Alumni—Law Firm Gender Equity Focus Group Luncheon (by invitation)

February 26, 2020 | 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. | 707 Hub
IWL Marquette Research Social

February 24, 2020
Marquette Law Alumni—Law Firm Gender Equity Focus Group Happy Hour (by invitation)

January 30, 2020 | 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. | 707 Hub
IWL Marquette Research Social 

2019 Events

December 6, 2019
NPO convening meeting

November 15, 2019
IWL Advisory Council Meeting

October 30, 2019 | 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. | 707 Hub
1st IWL Marquette Research Social 

October 3, 2019
Institute for Women's Leadership (IWL) Launch Celebration

September 10, 2019
Marquette announces leadership team for newly launched Institute for Women’s Leadership

June 3, 2019
Marquette University Institute for Women's Leadership Networking Event:  "Promoting Gender Equality in Education and the Workplace" [New Jersey]

Presented by Marquette CIRCLES in conjunction with the Marquette Club of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut 
 

February 28, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. | AMU 157 
Initial Planning Discussions for the new Institute for Women's Leadership

February 18, 2019 | 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. | AMU 163
Initial Planning Discussions for the new Institute for Women’s Leadership

January 2019
IWL Announced during President Lovell’s annual State of Marquette University address