Chatham University

Women's Institute

Upcoming Events

JANUARY JUST FILMS
Birthright: A War Story
A fresh series of social justice films that will educate, inspire, challenge, and move you to action.

BIRTHRIGHT: A WAR STORY tells the story of women who have become collateral damage in the aggressive campaign to take control of reproductive health care and to allow states, courts and religious doctrine to govern whether, w

 

Build Your Business Workshop

THIS EVENT WAS RESCHEDULED FROM JAN 13 TO JAN 20 Chatham’s Women Business Center in partnership with SCORE Pittsburgh will presents a Build Your Business Workshop to women interested in starting or expanding their business.

 

Newsday Tuesday

Trying to make sense of the constant onslaught of news? Let us help! Join the Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics and the Office of Student Affairs every other Tuesday in the Carriage House for a lively conversation ab

 

Ready to Run Pittsburgh Campaign Training for Women (STUDENT/STAFF/FACULTY Registration Link)

Ready to Run™ Pennsylvania provides non-partisan political training to encourage women to run for government leadership positions. The day-long program targets women considering or recently deciding to run for political offic

 

Ready to Run Pittsburgh Campaign Training for Women

Ready to Run™ Pennsylvania provides bi-partisan political training to encourage women to run for government leadership positions. The day-long program targets women considering or recently deciding to run for political office

 

State of the Union Watch Party

Join the PCWP to watch President Donald Trump's State of the Union Address. We will stay to watch the Democratic response as well. We will eat pizza, play SOTU bingo, and give away prizes!

 

Women's Leadership Lecture with Dr. Karen Faulk

Dr. Karen Faulk, visiting scholar, Women's Institute, presents: "Advocating for Women's Rights in Childbirth"

 

Employee vs. Independent Contractor Workshop

As a small business owner knowing the difference between a w9 employee vs a 1099 contractor is very important. It's a mistake that could cost you thousands and/or result in IRS penalties. In this session you will learn how t

 

Women's Leadership Lecture with Dr. Tera Hunter, Professor, History and Center for African American Studies, Princeton University

Dr. Tera Hunter, Professor, History and Center for African American Studies, Princeton University Dr. Hunter will speak on her new book, “Bound in Wedlock: Slave and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth Century.” It is the

 

PLEN: Women and Congress Submission Deadline

How does Congress really work? What would it be like to be a Congresswoman or Senator? Could I work on a congressional staff? College women considering careers in policy will learn about the legislative process in

 

Newsday Tuesday

Trying to make sense of the constant onslaught of news? Let us help! Join the Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics and the Office of Student Affairs every other Tuesday in the Carriage House for a lively conversation ab

 

Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series: Defining & Designing Your Dream Job

What if you could create a job with the ideal work/life balance? What would it look like to you and how would you achieve it? Textile Designer Savannah Hayes launched her business with that goal in mind. After years of resear

 

3D Modeling Workshop for Entrepreneurs

In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn the basics of 3D modeling using the free online program TinkerCAD. Participants will be guided through three tutorials as a group and then have time to free build objects of

 

Ready to Run Philadelphia Campaign Training for Women

Ready to Run™ Pennsylvania provides bi-partisan political training to encourage women to run for government leadership positions. The day-long program targets women considering or recently deciding to run for political office

 

Concept to Launch

Bonus: all participants who sign up for this program prior to Friday, January 12th will receive free admission to our Build Your Business Workshop on January 13th. "Concept to Launch" is a 6-week entrepreneurial training pro

 

Newsday Tuesday

Trying to make sense of the constant onslaught of news? Let us help! Join the Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics and the Office of Student Affairs every other Tuesday in the Carriage House for a lively conversation ab

 

FEBRUARY JUST FILMS
T-Rex
A fresh series of social justice films that will educate, inspire, challenge, and move you to action.

17-year-old Claressa 'T-Rex' Shields from Flint, Michigan dreams of being the first woman in history to win a gold medal in Olympic boxing. But in order for her to succeed, she'll need to stand her ground both inside and outs

 

Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series: Going All-In on a Startup

There might be many “how to start a business” books and blogs out there, but do they really talk about the sheer energy needed to fuel the flame and idea? Join Nina Barbuto, founder and director of Assemble, to learn about

 

Hollander Lecture in Women’s Leadership

Dr. Alison Brooks is a paleoanthropologist and Paleolithic archaeologist who has worked at numerous locations in Africa, France, the Levant, and northern China. A pioneering woman in her field, she is an expert on early moder

 

Newsday Tuesday

Trying to make sense of the constant onslaught of news? Let us help! Join the Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics and the Office of Student Affairs every other Tuesday in the Carriage House for a lively conversation ab

 

Using an Industrial Serger for Fashion and Product Design

This workshop will introduce entrepreneurs to the many applications of an industrial serger in fashion and product design. Lauren Sims, seamstress and entrepreneur, will demonstrate how to thread, troubleshoot, and sew using

 

MARCH JUST FILMS
The Revival: Women and the Word
A fresh series of social justice films that will educate, inspire, challenge, and move you to action.

THE REVIVAL: WOMEN AND THE WORD chronicles the US tour of a group of Black lesbian poets and musicians, who become present-day stewards of a historical movement to build community among queer women of color.Film screening fol

 

Newsday Tuesday

Trying to make sense of the constant onslaught of news? Let us help! Join the Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics and the Office of Student Affairs every other Tuesday in the Carriage House for a lively conversation ab

 

NEW Leadership Applications Due!

NEW Leadership Pennsylvania Summer Institute application due!

 

PLEN: Women in Global Policy Submission Deadline

College women will learn about international policy from women who work with Washington policymakers on issues that impact the entire world. Students will hear from women leaders advocating for humanitarian issues, citizen's

 

Newsday Tuesday

Trying to make sense of the constant onslaught of news? Let us help! Join the Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics and the Office of Student Affairs every other Tuesday in the Carriage House for a lively conversation ab

 

Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series: Managing the Business of a Social Service Non-Profit

Wanting to help others is often a common reason cited by those who pursue careers in social service. This is also a motivating factor for many to establish a non-profit for a cause that they are passionate about. TO be succes

 

Elsie Hillman Chair in Women and Politics featuring Doris Kearns Goodwin

World renowned presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin will give a lecture on April 17, 2018. Goodwin is the author of six critically acclaimed and New York Times best-selling books, i

 

APRIL JUST FILMS
TBD
A fresh series of social justice films

Film screening followed by panel discussion/ Q&A.