Wednesday, March 3 - Friday, March 5
Global Citizen Forum 2021, an Office of Diversity & Inclusion - Dept. of PT event for Students

Thursday, March 4 | 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Community Engagement Conversations: Pursuing Justice in Public Health and Equity through Community Engagement

Join panelists as they consider the broad and significant impacts that the pandemic has created, as well as exposed, across their corporate, healthcare, non-profit, and tribal communities. Learn about the approaches they are taking to respond to the public health crisis while advancing equity and justice through their efforts in community engagement. Whether addressing public health policies and procedures or leveraging more intentional and strategic programs to elevate opportunities through partnership, panelists will discuss the critical role that community engagement must play in current and future efforts to advance justice in public health and equity. 
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Monday, March 8 | 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
The Shift presented by Kohler

The Shift presented by Kohler is a female-focused speaker series centered on fueling women’s career trajectories. In this Shift session, our speakers will discuss the troubling reports of job losses among women at the end of 2020 due to ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Tuesday, March 9 | 1:00 p.m.
IWL Research Social: Research & Resilience

Join IWL, guest panelists, and fellow Marquette Researchers for a virtual late-lunch social hour to discuss resilience in the world of research.

Friday, March 12 - Sunday, March 21
Silent Sky, a part of the 2020-2021 Marquette Theatre season entitled, "SHE PERSISTED"

Tuesday, March 16 | 1:00 p.m.
IWL Pay Equity Speaker SeriesSaru Jayaraman

Tuesday, March 23
IWL Spotlight on Research – Episode 3 Launch

Thursday, April 8 | 4:30 p.m.
IWL Research Social

Friday, April 16 | 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Women Business Leaders Speaker Series

Tuesday, April 20 | 1:00 p.m.
IWL Pay Equity Speaker SeriesErika Moritsugu

Tuesday, April 27
IWL Spotlight on Research – Episode 4 Launch

Past Events

February 26, 2021 | 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Best Practices for Working With Students of Color, an Office of Diversity & Inclusion - Dept. of PT workshop for Faculty & Staff

February 23, 2021 | 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
When Representation Isn't Enough: Rethinking Journalism Objectively and Changing Politics, 2021 Nieman Symposium

The Diederich College of Communication presents panelists Marissa EvansWesley Lowery, Linda Steiner, and David Umhoefer to the 2021 Nieman Symposium, moderated by IWL Faculty Fellow Dr. Ayleen Cabas-Mijares The 2021 Nieman Symposium focuses on a timely critique of the history, impact, and value of objectivity in American journalism. As journalism in the U.S. evolved, its principles and practices grew alongside the dominant white (male, cisgender, and heterosexual) perspective. In this context, the principle of objectivity has virtually been conflated with whiteness, resulting in the silencing, stereotyping and/or distorting of BIPOC identities, and issues. In this symposium, prominent journalists and media scholars will reflect together on this history and discuss how the journalism profession can improve its quality, regain BIPOC communities’ trust, and fulfill its promise of guarding democracy.

February 23, 2021
IWL Spotlight on Research – Episode 2, Part 2 Launch

February 20, 2021 | 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Free DACA Renewal Clinic, a Marquette Immigration Law Assoc. & HPGM partner clinic

February 19, 2021 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Diversity Film & Book Club: Gun Hill Road, a Center for Teaching & Learning, OIDI, WIN, & Raynor Memorial Libraries collaborative program

February 18, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. OR 1:00 p.m.
Men Allies for Gender Equity, an ADVANCE Workshop

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February 16, 2021 | 1:00 p.m.
IWL Pay Equity Speaker Series — Jocelyn Frye on Paycheck Fairness & Equity Audits

February 13, 2021 | 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Black Book Fair, a Center for Engagement and Inclusion event

February 12, 2021 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
'What Would an Ideal Family-friendly Higher-ed Institution Look Like?' Panel, an ADVANCE event

Invited panelists include university leaders both from within and outside Marquette.

February 9, 2021
IWL Spotlight on Research – Episode 2, Part 1 Launch

February 2, 2021 | 4:30 p.m.
IWL Research Social

January 29, 2021 | 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Understanding Systemic Racism, an Office of Diversity & Inclusion - Dept. of PT workshop

January 19, 2021 
IWL Spotlight on Research – Episode 1 Launch

Dr. Jennica Webster talks with Dr. Darren Wheelock, an Associate Professor of Social and Cultural Sciences and Director of Criminal Justice Analytics Program at Marquette University, about his work examining the connection between public attitudes toward criminal punishment and views towards racial minorities as well as how this work is being or could be applied.

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

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

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 


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