WPI's "Women on Wednesdays"

The Women & Politics Institute's “Women on Wednesdays” brings our WPI community together with dynamic and thought-provoking women leaders, authors, scholars, journalists, and activists. Each Wednesday at 6PM, we gather online to discuss timely topics about empowering women in the political arena.

Election 2020: Republican Women Wednesday, October 21, 6:00 PM ET

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American University alumna Julie Conway (BA/SPA ‘93), Executive Director of VIEW PAC and Rebecca Schuller, Advisor and Board Member of Winning for Women will discuss their 2020 outlook and their efforts to support and elect GOP women.
Details and registration here

Resisterhood: The Power of Women Wednesday, October 28, 6:00 PM ET

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Film director Cheryl Jacobs Crim, former professional soccer player Joanna Lohman of the Washington Spirit, political activist Mimi Hassanein, and civil rights activist Margaret Morrison will discuss their film Resisterhood and the “power of women, hope and resistance in modern American politics.” Details and registration here

Women and 2020: Post-Election Analysis Wednesday, November 11, 6:00 PM ET

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The 19th’s CEO and Founder, Emily Ramshaw and Washington Correspondent Amanda Becker will share their analysis and reporting on the 2020 results as they pertain to gender with WPI Executive Director Betsy Fischer Martin.
Details and registration here

Upcoming Co-Sponsored Events

The Women & Politics Institute regularly co-sponsors events with campus organizations and student groups.

WPI Women on Wednesdays

WED | OCT 21 | 6PM
Election 2020: Republican Women

Julie Conway and Rebecca Schuller
Register online

WED | OCT 28 | 6PM
Resisterhood: The Power of Women

Cheryl Jabocs Crim, Joanna Lohman, Mimi Hassanein and Margaret Morrison
Register online

WED | NOV 11 | 6PM
Women and 2020 - Post-Election Analysis
The 19th’s Emily Ramshaw and Amanda Becker
Register online

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WED | NOV 11

Join the 2020 Pennsylvania Conference for Women, which will feature keynote speakers such as award-winning actress Viola Davis and best-selling author Tara Westover among many other esteemed guest speakers. This year's conference will include breakout sessions in leadership, career advancement, and professional development, along with live q & a's, one-to-one meetings, and other networking opportunities.
Details and registration can be found here


FRI | DEC 4, 12pm ET

Join Jewish Women International's (JWI) annual Impact Summit celebrating Jewish women's impact on the world. The event will feature Oscar-winning actress and bestselling author Marlee Matlin and Bravo's Andy Cohen among others.
Details and registration can be found here


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