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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.
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.
Carolyn Miles, Save the Children President and CEO
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
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!
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
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
"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
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
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.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The University of Saint Joseph (USJ) has announced the hiring of Karen Nell as its next head coach of the women’s lacrosse program and first-ever head coach of the inaugural field hockey program, which is set to begin competing in the fall of 2020. The announcement was made this afternoon by Amanda Devitt, USJ’s Director
Reading Time: 1 minute On May 7, 2019, Yvonne Joy, DNP, APRN, director of the DNP Program and assistant professor of Nursing, joined Mornings with Ray Dunaway for National Nurses Week. During this radio interview, Joy discussed the University of Saint Joseph’s (USJ) online Doctorate of Nursing (DNP) program, career opportunities in Connecticut, and latest trends in nursing. In
Reading Time: 1 minute In the 87 years since USJ was founded, many things have changed. The college is now a full-fledged university, it has a downtown Hartford Pharmacy program in addition to its bucolic West Hartford campus, and its curriculum has continued to evolve. In the fall of 2017, the women’s institution of higher learning became coeducational. But
Reading Time: 2 minutes Kemche Michalic ’20 is an Accounting major at the University of Saint Joseph (USJ). Since moving to America from the Philippines in 2011, Michalic has accomplished a lot in her personal and professional life. Not only is Michalic happily married, but she’s enjoying life as a mom. Her latest accomplishment was landing an internship as
Reading Time: 2 minutes Kelly Deegan ’19 is a Child Study major at the University of Saint Joseph (USJ). As part of her Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) Internship course, Deegan was given the task of finding an internship to prepare her for a career after college. After searching, she landed one at the Village for Families and
Reading Time: 1 minute Photo from L-R: Nana Kyem, Megan Ricci, Jessica Karwowski, and Tara Moseni Four students from the University of Saint Joseph’s (USJ) Honors Program presented at the 2019 Northeast Regional Honors Council (NRHC) Conference from April 11-14, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland. The theme of this year’s conference was “Generating Power: Impact. Influence. Endurance.” USJ students were selected to
Reading Time: 5 minutes The following students have been named to the University of Saint Joseph Dean’s List for the spring 2019 semester. Students who are awarded this academic achievement have earned a GPA of 3.50 or higher for the semester, with no grade lower than a “B.” “Time and again, our students prove their dedication to the University’s
Reading Time: 1 minute On April 17, 2019, the Connecticut Immigrant and Refugee Coalition (CIRC) held their 22ndAnnual Connecticut Immigrant Day at the state capitol. This ceremony recognized 19 immigrants living in the state of Connecticut who have made significant contributions to the state and nation, including the University of Saint Joseph’s (USJ) Campus Ministry Music Coordinator Ezequiel Menéndez.