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‘Leading the Charge: Women Who Inspire’ Series at University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford

USJ Women's Leadership Center. Courtesy of University of Saint Joseph

A year of engaging programs with women leaders, ‘Leading the Charge: Women Who Inspire’ will be featured by the Women’s Leadership Center at the University of Saint Joseph.

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Featuring women from all walks of life, “Leading the Charge: Women Who Inspire” is a season of engaging programs offered by the Women’s Leadership Center at the University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford.

“We hear from women across our region that they want to be part of a networked, diverse community and, this season, our focus is on showcasing a range of leaders who will engage our audiences in entertaining and instructive discussions about many important issues,” said Women’s Leadership Center Executive Director Melanie Sinche.

The public is welcome to attend; all events are free. Registration is required at usj.edu/wlc.

Sept. 16, 2019 – Women’s Work: Stories Behind the Movement

Watch a selection from “Women’s Work,” a multimedia series from Connecticut Public, featuring the stories of local women who share a common desire to be part of a collective effort. Co-sponsored by The Aurora Foundation.

University of Saint Joseph, Bruyette Athenaeum, Hoffman Auditorium

5 p.m. registration and reception; 6 p.m. screening, followed by panel discussion

Oct. 15, 2019 – From Muse to Maker: 20th Century Women as Leaders in Connecticut Visual Arts

Join historians and art lovers for a presentation about Connecticut women leaders in the visual arts.

University of Saint Joseph, Bruyette Athenaeum, 2nd Floor Reception Room

6:45 p.m. registration; 7 p.m. presentation

Nov. 18, 2019 – Balancing Work & Life: Reflections from Women Leaders in Business

Impossible, right? This event includes a TED Talk screening, a panel discussion featuring business leaders from across Greater Hartford, and a 10% discount for attendees interested in enrolling in the USJ/MindEdge online course, “Current Issues Facing Women in Business,” to continue the learning beyond the event.

University of Saint Joseph, Mercy Hall, Crystal Room

5:30 p.m. registration; 6 p.m. screening, followed by panel discussion

Jan. 27, 2020 – Voices of Women in CT Leadership: A Celebration of the Centennial Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage

Secretary of State Denise Merrill will provide an overview of the past, present, and future of women’s suffrage in Connecticut, followed by an interactive panel session.

University of Saint Joseph, Bruyette Athenaeum, Hoffman Auditorium

5 p.m. registration and reception; 6 p.m. presentation; 6:30 p.m. panel discussion

March 3, 2020 – Global Changemakers: International Women’s Day Celebration 2020

Join women from around the world to participate in our annual Changemaker event, co-sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Connecticut.

University of Saint Joseph, Bruyette Athenaeum, Hoffman Auditorium

5 p.m. registration and reception; 6 p.m. presentation and panel discussion

June 25, 2020 – Where Are the Women? Rediscovering the Origins of Connecticut Women Artists

Enjoy the uniqueness of the exhibition and splendor of more than 70 selected works of art by 23 female artists, founders, and early members of Connecticut Women Artists.

Art Museum, University of Saint Joseph, Bruyette Athenaeum

SAVE THE DATE for the opening reception of the exhibition, from 5-7:30 p.m.

https://www.usj.edu/arts/art-museum/where-are-the-women/

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