W.E. are the Difference
Friday, November 18 | 1:00 – 4:30 p.m | 707 Hub
In honor of Women's Entrepreneurship Day, IWL and the 707 Hub will host their first annual WE are the Difference half-day workshop. Join us on Friday, November 18 for an afternoon of networking, exploring entrepreneurial mindset, and celebrating a wide array of local women entrepreneurs.
The workshop will include a keynote address from Kristie Hall, founder and CMO of True Grace Health, a workshop on discernment led by Marquette's own Dr. Liz Angeli, and a panel discussion featuring amazing female entrepreneurs, including S. Sorrina Beecher of The White Agency, Olivia Menzia of Liv a Little Ice Cream, and more! An assortment of snacks will be provided by local, woman-owned restaurants and catering companies.
While the event highlights women entrepreneurs, we welcome and strongly encourage attendees of all genders to join us in this celebration of creativity and learn more about how an entrepreneurial mindset can be a valuable tool for everyone.
IWL Research Social
Thursday, November 17 | 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. | 707 Hub
Featuring research talks from IWL Summer Grantees.
Women's Leadership Panel: Journeys, Successes, & Challenges
Wednesday, November 9 | 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. | 707 Hub
Join us on Wednesday, November 9th from 5:00–6:30 pm, at Marquette's 707 Hub for an engaging discussion with top women leaders about how they've carved a path as leaders in their field. They'll talk about what leadership entails, the career hurdles they've faced on their road to success, and how they are shaping the workplace for future generations. Our panel discussion will be followed by opportunities to mingle and network with panelists and other attendees.
Women and Negotiation Workshop
Friday, November 4 | 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. | Johnston Hall, 107
Join us on Friday, Nov. 4 for a negotiation workshop with renowned negotiation expert, Dr. Kristie Rogers
, from Marquette's College of Business. Dr. Rogers will discuss key findings in the research on gender and negotiation, and lead students through a series of interactive exercises to help sharpen their negotiation skills.
Women Experience More Pain Than Men—And What To Do About It!
Thursday, November 3 | 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. | AHPRC
IWL Social w/ Narrative4
Wednesday, October 26 | 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
This, the second IWL Social of the Fall 2022 semester, will feature a story exchange lead by trained facilitators from Marquette's chapter of the global nonprofit Narrative 4. Narrative 4’s motto is “fearless hope through radical empathy,” and the theme for this story exchange focuses on courage with the following prompts:
- Tell a story about a time when you witnessed courage in the workplace, and
talk about the impact it had on you and others.
- Thinking way back to early memories, tell a story about the first time you
remember feeling brave. What did that feel like? Was it helpful? How did
- Tell a story about a time when you wish you would have been brave, but you
- Susan Sontag wrote, "Courage is as contagious as fear." Tell a story about a
time when you experienced this as true. Talk about the impact it had.
WISDOM Lunch with Women in Politcal Science
Friday, October 14 | 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
IWL will continue its WISDOM series, bringing students together with alumnae from our physics program to discuss the unique challenges for women and nonbinary people who work in STEM and SBE fields. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with panelists in small groups for discussion and networking.
Panelists will include Isioma Nwabuzor (Associate General Counsel & Assistant Corporate Secretary, Modine Manufacturing); Dr. Marlo Reeves (Associate Researcher for Socially Responsible Evaluation in Education, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee); and Wendy Weckler (Executive Director, Hope House).
Registration for this event has closed. We hope to see you at the next WISDOM Breakfast.
Title IX: Reflecting on 50 Years & What's to Come—Panel Discussion & IWL Social
Wednesday, September 21 | 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. | Lunda Room & Innovation Kitchen (AMU)
Join Marquette University’s Institute for Women’s Leadership and their esteemed moderator and panelists for the first IWL Social of the Fall 2022 semester. Dr. Chris Navia, MU VP of Inclusive Excellence, will dive into Title IX with an interdisciplinary panel to explore the history behind the act, what Title IX has looked like over the years, and what it can mean for the future.
CANCELLED: Trolley Tour w/ Sculpture Milwaukee
Friday, September 9 | 3:45 – 5:00 p.m. | Touring Milwaukee
Join the IWL team for a tour of the Sculpture Milwaukee art installations around Milwaukee!
Just Universities Co-Sponsored Speaker Event
Wednesday, May 4 | 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. | Virtual Event
In his book Just Universities: Catholic Social Teaching Confronts Corporatized Universities, Gerald Beyer argues that the principles and values of Catholic social teaching (CST) can and should be marshaled to promote greater parity and justice for women in the academy – even if CST has historically not devoted enough attention to women’s well-being and rights. Join us for our May 4th event, where Beyer will examine issues such as pay parity, women’s leadership roles, the so-called “baby penalty,” and the “chilly climate” that women continue to experience in the academy. He will devote specific attention to these problems at Catholic colleges and universities.
Public Health & Equity Symposium
Tuesday, May 3 | 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. | Virtual Event
Join our 11 PBHE student fellows as they showcase their final projects from a year-long fellowship focusing on COVID-19 and racial justice related research!
IWL Spotlight on Research — Season 3, Episode 3 Launch
Monday, April 25
Women Who Write: A Celebration of Pandemic Publications
April 21, 2022 | 3:30-5:00 p.m. | Eisenberg Room, Sensenbrenner 304
Join us to celebrate women who have published books during the COVID-19 pandemic. This event will feature a panel of authors from a variety of disciplines who have written about several intersectional topics, be lead by Marquette's very own Melissa Shew as moderator, and take place in Eisenberg Room (Sensenbrenner 304).
IWL Research Social—Stronger Together: Creating High Quality Mentoring Relationships for Female Faculty
April 19, 2022 | 4:00 PM | Virtual Event | More Information
This interactive workshop will help us develop more effective mentoring relationships. We will gain a personal understanding of the characteristics of high-quality mentoring and how to create more effective mentoring relationships. We will also gain a shared appreciation of how peer mentoring supports and promotes women’s advancement and professional growth in academic settings. During this event we will learn from guest speaker Belle Rose Ragins, who is an expert in the fields of mentoring, diversity, and positive relationships at work.
Note: This event will be held virtually.
for more information.
CfAH and WIN Humanities Breakfast
March 30, 2022 | 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
As a part of Graduate Student Appreciation Week, WIN and the Center for the Advancement of the Humanities will launch a spin-off of our WISDOM Breakfast series that is designed for students in the arts and humanities. Graduate students will be invited to meet for small group Q&A with a diverse group of panelists who represent the wide variety of career possibilities for networking and career advice.
IWL Spotlight on Research — Season 3, Episode 2 Launch
March 28, 2022
March 25, 2022 | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
IWL is cross-promoting this event. ADVANCE is pleased to welcome Dr. Corinne Moss-Racusin
, Associate Professor of Psychology at Skidmore College, to speak and answer questions from her article, 'Boosting the Sustainable Representation of Women in STEM with Evidence-based Policy Initiative
.' Dr. Joya Crear
, Vice President for Inclusive Excellence, and Dr. Jennica Webster
, Associate Professor of Management and Co-Director of the Institute for Women's Leadership, will join the panel to discuss current and future implementations for retaining women and underrepresented faculty in STEM/SBE at Marquette University, as well as the results of the Climate survey administered to faculty in Spring of 2020. ALL are invited!
WISDOM Breakfast with Women in Physics
March 25, 2022 | 9:00 a.m.
WIN will continue its WISDOM series, bringing students together with alumnae from our physics program to discuss the unique challenges for women and nonbinary people who work in STEM and SBE fields. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with panelists in small groups for discussion and networking.
IWL Spring Gala--THANK YOU FOR JOINING US!
March 8, 2022 | 5:30 p.m.
Join us for a celebration of "Women of Strength." This event invites our community benefactors to learn about the fantastic research and programming that IWL has funded in its first two years.
IWL Spotlight on Research — Season 3, Episode 1 Launch
February 28, 2022
IWL Research Social
February 16, 2022 | 3:30 p.m. | 707 Hub
On Wednesday, February 16, 2022, at 3:30 PM, IWL will hold its first Spring 2022 Research Social, and we are thrilled to kick off the semester with you all! This month's social will feature the Public Health & Equity Fellows and the Men as Allies Group. After almost exactly two years since the last in-person IWL Research Social, IWL plans to gather in-person at the 707 Hub.
Collaborative was established with a grant from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation and is based out of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce’s offices.