Chatham University

Women's Institute

Upcoming Events

Information Session for Empowering Women in Communities Program

Come learn about our new “Empowering Women in Communities” program being offered this fall by Chatham's Women's Business Center in partnership with the Hill CDC and funded by the PNC Foundation. The Empowering Women in Comm

 

3D Printing and Laser Etching Workshop for Entrepreneurs

3D printing is a process of making three dimensional solid objects from a digital file. 3D printing enables you to produce complex (functional) shapes using less material than traditional manufacturing methods. Laser etching

 

From Idea to Prototype: Best Practices

It doesn't matter how great the idea is if it's not immediately tangible to your audience.  This webinar will focus of how to start building your new idea. We'll review different levels of prototypes, construction methods, an

 

SBA's 8(a), HUBZone & Women-Owned Certification programs

GET SOME FACE TIME with the U.S. SBA Pittsburgh District OfficeIf you're interested in SBA's 8(a), HUBZone & Women-Owned certification programs, you'll want to join the SBA Pittsburgh District Office on the third Wednesday of

 

From Prototype to Production: Best Practices

The challenge of bringing a prototype through to production is full of traps, dead-ends, compromises. This webinar will provide best practices, industry standards, and useful templates to help guide your idea through to manuf

 

Pennsylvania Conference for Women

The Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics will be an exhibitor at the Pennsylvania Conference for Women. Stop by and see us to learn about our upcoming Ready to Run Philadelphia program!

 

Hollander Lecture Series with Jeanne Jordan

Dr. Jeanne Jordan will present the inaugural Hollander Lecture in Women’s Leadership: "Developing Molecular Tools for Detecting Infectious Diseases: Improving Women's and Infants' Health Worldwide" Jeanne A. Jordan, PhD,

 

Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series

We waste 40% of all the food we produce. On the other side of this waste are tremendous impacts on our environment and on hunger. 412 Food Rescue’s mission is to prevent perfectly viable food from entering the waste stream by

 

OCTOBER JUST FILMS
Southwest of Salem
A fresh series of social justice films that will educate, inspire, challenge, and move you to action.

After being wrongfully convicted of gang-raping two little girls during the Satanic Panic witchhunt era of the 80s and 90s, four Latina lesbians fight against mythology, homophobia, and prosecutorial fervor in their struggle

 

Dirty Wars and Polished Silver Reading

We are honored to announce that author Lynda Schuster will be joining us to discuss her new book "Dirty Wars and Polished Silver: The Life and Times of War Correspondent Turned Ambassatrix". Her memoir reflects on a life liv

 

Websites 101 Webinar

This webinar will cover topics including how to identify your online needs (from a simple landing page to a multi-page website with e-commerce), and how to choose a website host (and what the differences are).

 

Women's Institute Pittsburgh Gender Scholar Symposium
Gender Equity in Pittsburgh: Making Intersectional Change Happen

Details and Registration coming soon. The Pittsburgh Gender Scholars Consortium (PGSC) is a network of academics in Southwest Pennsylvania interested in women and girls, gender, and sexuality. The consortium: Promotes

 

Advocacy Training

The PCWP is partnering with Project Pericles again to offer an advocacy training open to all Chatham students. This year's trainers are coming from the Midwest Academy, which has been organizing for social change since 19

 

Driving Traffic to Your Website Webinar

This webinar will cover topics including how to select which social media platforms you will participate in, is search engine right for you, and how to connect with customers via email (newsletter platforms and options).

 

Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series

Clearly understanding what a brand/product is looking to achieve - brand awareness, specific sales objectives, channel opportunities, etc. is a crucial ingredient to a household name. Also, having in-depth knowledge about you

 

Google Analytics Webinar

This webinar will cover topics including how to install free Google Analytics to understand your website and how to improve upon your website once it's been launched. How to read Google Analytics report and what numbers to pa

 

NOVEMBER JUST FILMS
Major!
A fresh series of social justice films that will educate, inspire, challenge, and move you to action.

MAJOR! chronicles the life and campaigns of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a 75 year old Black transgender elder and activist who has been fighting for the rights of trans women of color for over 40 years. Film screening followed

 

DECEMBER JUST FILMS
The Peace Agency
A fresh series of social justice films that will educate, inspire, challenge, and move you to action.

Lian Gogali and her 500 female students are a force to be reckoned with the conflict torn area of Poso, Indonesia. They are part of a powerful and successful movement for peace and justice in an area that has been racked by i

 

Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series

Do you ask for what you want or are you waiting to be offered the opportunity that will advance your career and/or compensation? Learn how to better navigate the barriers we know women face in the workplace. Did you know: Men

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

APRIL JUST FILMS
TBD
A fresh series of social justice films

Film screening followed by panel discussion/ Q&A.