Women's Leadership Center
Attend our workshops, training, courses, and forums to strengthen your skills and accomplish your career goals.
From Muse to Maker: 20th Century Women as Leaders in Connecticut Visual Arts
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Join historians and art lovers for a presentation about Connecticut women leaders in the visual arts.
Location: University of Saint Joseph, Bruyette Athenaeum, 2nd Floor Reception Room
6:45 p.m. Registration
7:00 p.m. Presentation
Mentorship vs. Sponsorship: Investing in Relationships to Advance Your Career
The Women’s Leadership Center at the University of Saint Joseph cordially invites you to attend this event, focused on career development for professionals from the Greater Hartford region and across Connecticut.
Join leaders from across the state, featuring Patricia A. Rehmer, Senior Vice President of Hartford HealthCare and Behavioral Health Network President, as we explore the impact of mentorship and sponsorship on career advancement.
This interactive session will allow attendees from various career stages to hear from and network with professionals from a wide range of fields. Attendees will emerge from the program with an actionable plan for identifying mentors and sponsors.
Global Changemakers: International Women’s Day Celebration 2019
On March 4, we celebrate global changemakers in innovation: women at the forefront of discoveries, innovation, and movements that will shape the future of our world.
Join moderator Yu-Hui Rogers and speakers Priyamvada Natarajan and Diana Ayton-Shenker for a glimpse into our global future as we explore revelations in the cosmos, the next big trends in global social impact, and how these women are using innovation for the betterment of our world.
We watched a TedX Talk by Grit author, Angela Duckworth, and interacted with women leaders on our panel and with each other in the audience. Learned how Grit entails sustained perseverance, dedication, and a strong drive and commitment to achieve your goals over a long period of time.
USJ Women’s Leadership Center joined the I SHALL NOT BE AFRAID Foundation to present STEP.
As a distinguished winner of the U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Inspirational Filmmaking, STEP highlights the senior year of a Baltimore girls high school step dance team and their important message of empowerment, education and reaching your goals.
MAKING HER STORY: CAROLYN MILE
Carolyn Miles, Save the Children President and CEO
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
MAKING HER STORY: SHEILA HORAN
Sheila Horan, Retired FBI Deputy Assistant Director for Counterintelligence
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
2018 International Women's Day
Josepha M. N. Musabyemariya, Bayartsetseg Jigmiddash, Stephenie Foster
Ann Uccello's 50th anniversary of becoming the first woman mayor of a capital city, Hartford, in the U.S. in 1967.
Featured Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame traveling exhibit: Powerful Voices: Connecticut Women Changing Democracy. Connecticut’s history is filled with remarkable women who achieved extraordinary things!
ENGAGING WOMEN IN OUR COMMUNITY
A networking event to meet women like you who are ready to explore public service.
Speakers included: Rhona Free, President, University of Saint Joseph, Thea Montañez, Mayoral Chief of Staff, Hartford, Conn., Shari Cantor, Mayor, West Hartford, Conn., Marcia Leclerc, Mayor, East Hartford, Conn., Ronit Shoham, Co-founder of The Miracle League and community activist, Judith A. Carey, RSM, M'72, H'91, Ph.D., Organizational Consultant, University of Saint Joseph Board of Trustees
GLOBAL WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP
The World Affairs Council and the University of Saint Joseph's Women's Leadership Center celebrated global women's leadership: the challenges and opportunities facing women in our international landscape as well as the role women's advancement will play in shaping our global future.
PANELIST: The Honorable Nancy Johnson, K. Riva Levinson,
Moderated by: Tara Joyce
A HESBURGH LECTURE SERIES EVENT:
"CAN YOU DO WELL WHILE DOING GOOD?"
Rev. Oliver F. Williams, C.S.C., Ph.D., ’61, ’69 M.A., Associate Professor, Management; Fellow, Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies; Director, Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business
ARE YOU READY FOR THE JOB MARKET?
The University of Saint Joseph celebrated its 40-year tradition of educating women business leaders with a series of events during the fall 2016 semester, beginning with the “Are You Ready for the Job Market?”
Speaker Series featuring: Lynn Olson-Douglas ’05, M’08, Paddi LeShane, Rob King
WORKING TO ELEVATE WOMEN TO THE C-SUITE
What do women need to make it to the top — assertiveness, mentors and a willingness to “lean-in,” or more business, financial and technical skills and experience? A program aimed at helping women advance in their careers. Women in leadership positions in four industries will discuss their perspectives, experiences and recommendations for women who want to climb the career ladder.
Networking opportunity and refreshments sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise immediately followed the program.