MCW & IWL present "The No Club: Putting a Stop to Women's Dead-End Work"
Tuesday, March 21 | 12:00 - 1:45 p.m. | Virtual -OR- MCW's HUB A5520/5628
As MCW's 2023 Annual Kathy Sheehan Lecture, Laurie R. Weingart (Richard M. and Margaret S. Cyert Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory at the Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University) will present on her research that examines collaboration, conflict, and negotiation, with a focus on how differences across people both help and hinder effective problem solving and innovation--specifically, specifically focusing on The No Club: Putting a Stop to Women’s Dead-End Work for this lecture and discussion program.
IWL's 2nd Annual Gala
Tuesday, March 7 | Marquette University O'Brien Hall & AMU Grand Ballroom
From more information and a look back at the event, visit the IWL Gala Information Hub...event photos are on the way!
WISDOM Lunch with Women in Chemistry
Monday, February 13 | 12:30 – 1:45 p.m. | O'Brien Hall, 417
IWL will continue its WISDOM series, bringing students together with alumnae from our chemistry 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.
Marquette Women's Luncheon | Marquette University Mission Week
Monday, February 6 | 12:00 p.m. | Alumni Memorial Ballroom
We invite you to join us for our annual Women's Luncheon. This year we welcome Sara Dahmen, Comm '05. Sara is a coppersmith, award-winning author and novelist, and entrepreneur. Her expertise is vintage and modern cookware; she manufactures pure metal kitchenware in her Wisconsin garage for her company, House Copper & Cookware. All of her current designs are based on American traditions and wares and are sourced in the U.S. When unable to re-create traditional elements, she uses only small family owned and operated makers or armed forces veterans to help with the production of her cookware pieces. Her work includes refurbishing and restoring old and damaged copper using vintage tools.
Sara has published more than 100 articles as a contributing editor for various trade magazines, has written for Edible and Root + Bone, among others, and spoke at TEDx Rapid City. Her historical fiction series is in print as the Flats Junction Series (Promontory Press Inc.) and is in development for TV, with Tinsmith 1865 and Widow 1881 as the first two books available.
Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Women's History Month Symposium
Thursday, March 2 | 11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | MCW Alumni Center
2023 Nieman Symposium
Thursday, February 23 | 4:00 p.m. via Microsoft Teams
The Diedrich College of Communication presents its 2023 Lucius W. Nieman Symposium. This year's topic is Stewards of the Earth? Environmental Justice and the Role of Journalism.
Climate change has been acknowledged as a major threat to international peace and security. From national disasters to economic disruption, climate change has become a catalyst for social inequity and even violent conflict worldwide. Join panelists Brenda Coley (Co-Executive Director, Milwaukee Water Commons), Yessenia Funes (Environmental Journalist), Dr. Samantha Majhor (Assistant Professor of English), and moderator Dr. Ayleen Cabas-Mijares (Assistant Professor of Journalism and Media Studies) for a reflection on how journalism has facilitated and hindered the work of environmental justice activists and organizations and how journalists can empower audiences (particularly minoritized ones) to enact change.
Click HERE for information and registration.
Native American Literary Studies and the Digital Humanities: Sovereignty, Community, and Archival Work
Wednesday, February 8 | 4:00 p.m. | Marquette Hall, 105 or Microsoft Teams
Dr. Samantha Majhor, assistant professor of English in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, presents on three digital humanities projects: the published Indigenous Mississippi website, the in-process Native American Boarding Schools in Context site from MU’s Indigeneity Lab, and the development of Remapping the Oyáte: an Očeti Šakowin digital storymap.
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
Featured research talks from IWL Summer Grantees.
Women's Leadership Panel: Journeys, Successes, & Challenges
Wednesday, November 9 | 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. | 707 Hub
On Wednesday, November 9th from 5:00–6:30 pm, at Marquette's 707 Hub IWL gathered with community for an engaging discussion with top women leaders about how they've carved a path as leaders in their field. They'll talked 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 was 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
On Friday, Nov. 4, 2022, IWL hosted a negotiation workshop with renowned negotiation expert, Dr. Kristie Rogers
, from Marquette's College of Business. Dr. Rogers discussed 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, featured 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 continued 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 had the opportunity to meet with panelists in small groups for discussion and networking.
Panelists included 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)
Marquette University’s Institute for Women’s Leadership and their esteemed moderator and panelists hosted the first IWL Social of the Fall 2022 semester, which recognized the 50th Anniversary of the passing of Title IX into law. Dr. Chris Navia
, MU VP of Inclusive Excellence, dove 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!