Women's Leadership & Gender Equity

As part of Chatham's proactive health measures to help limit the spread of COVID-19, Chatham has prohibited all on-campus events larger than 20 people until Friday, April 17th. Events will either be cancelled, shifted to a virtual format or postponed to a later date. You should check with the event contact for any events on the calendar below to confirm the status.


Thu

Aug 27

+ Add to Calendar 08/27/2020 10:00AM 08/27/2020 11:00AM America/New_York Webinar: Recipe for Success - Q&A and Live Demo with Food Entrepreneur Heather McCormack Join the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Chatham University and the Western Pennsylvania District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration for a live and interactive forum with CWE member Heather McCormack of Dinner by Heather. Heather will give us a peek into her home kitchen and show us some of her most popular recipes. She’ll talk about how she stays connected with her customers using Facebook (3,600 and counting!), how the business has evolved since its inception in 2016, solutions versus sales, strategies that have worked and what hasn’t been sustainable and how Dinner by Heather continues to change with the times. To register for the Webinar, CLICK HERE! .Event page: http://www.chatham.edu/events/details.cfm?eventID=28120 Online Kate Booker womens-entrepreneurship@chatham.edu

Webinar: Recipe for Success - Q&A and Live Demo with Food Entrepreneur Heather McCormack

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Chatham University and the Western Pennsylvania District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration for a live and interactive forum with CWE member Heather McCormack of Dinner by Heather. Heather will give us a peek into her home kitchen and show us some of her most popular recipes. She’ll talk about how she stays connected with her customers using Facebook (3,600 and counting!), how the business has evolved since its inception in 2016, solu ...

Sat

Sep 12

+ Add to Calendar 09/12/2020 9:30AM 09/12/2020 11:30AM America/New_York Webinar: Build Your Business Offered in partnership with Pittsburgh SCORE and The Corner Launchbox, the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship will present a Build Your Business 2-hour webinar for women interested in starting or expanding their business. Business experts and seasoned entrepreneurs will discuss the following topics: Digital Marketing, Legal, Financing, Accounting, and Business Lessons Learned. To register for the Webinar, CLICK HERE! .Event page: http://www.chatham.edu/events/details.cfm?eventID=28080 Online Mitra Saeidi womens-entrepreneurship@chatham.edu

Webinar: Build Your Business

09:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Offered in partnership with Pittsburgh SCORE and The Corner Launchbox, the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship will present a Build Your Business 2-hour webinar for women interested in starting or expanding their business. Business experts and seasoned entrepreneurs will discuss the following topics: Digital Marketing, Legal, Financing, Accounting, and Business Lessons Learned. To register for the Webinar, CLICK HERE!

Tue

Sep 15

+ Add to Calendar 09/15/2020 5:00PM 09/15/2020 6:00PM America/New_York Chatham University Commemorates Constitution Day with The Hollander Lecture in Women's Leadership: Women and the right to vote, a history unfinished PCWP and The Women's Insitute join to Commemorate Constitution Day with The Hollander Lecture in Women's Leadership featuring: Dr. Lisa Tetrault Women and the Right to Vote: A History Unfinished Lisa Tetrault is an Associate Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, specializing in the gender, race, and the history of American democracy. Her first book, The Myth of Seneca Falls: Memory and the Women’s Suffrage Movement, 1848-1898, won the Organization of American Historians’ inaugural Mary Jurich Nickliss Book Prize, for the best work in U.S. women’s history. Tetrault is currently at work on two book projects: Enter Woman Suffrage: A New History of Reconstruction, 1865-1878, which investigates the broad and frequent debates about women’s voting during the Reconstruction Era; and A Celebrated But Misunderstood Amendment, a genealogy of the Nineteenth Amendment. An active public historian, Tetrault also lectures widely on the U.S. suffrage movement. In 2019, she delivered the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery’s Votes for Women Exhibit keynote address. She serves as an historical consultant for the National Constitution Center’s Nineteenth Amendment Exhibit, the Woodrow Wilson House’s Women’s Suffrage Initiative, Ancestry.com’s Nineteenth Amendment initiative, and the documentary “The Vote” (upcoming on PBS’s the American Experience). Her work has been supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities, Harvard University, the Library of Congress, the American Historical Association, the Smithsonian, and more. .Event page: http://www.chatham.edu/events/details.cfm?eventID=28127 Virtual Event - Zoom link provided to registrants Melody Harris m.harris@chatham.edu
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Chatham University Commemorates Constitution Day with The Hollander Lecture in Women's Leadership: Women and the right to vote, a history unfinished

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

PCWP and The Women's Insitute join to Commemorate Constitution Day with The Hollander Lecture in Women's Leadership featuring: Dr. Lisa Tetrault Women and the Right to Vote: A History Unfinished Lisa Tetrault is an Associate Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, specializing in the gender, race, and the history of American democracy. Her first book, The Myth of Seneca Falls: Memory and the Women’s Suffrage Movement, 1848-1898, won the Organization of American Historians’ inaugural M ...

Wed

Sep 16

+ Add to Calendar 09/16/2020 11:00AM 09/16/2020 12:00PM America/New_York Webinar: The Crowdfunding Opportunity – Alternative Finance Options for Your Business Accessing traditional bank funding for a start-up or an established business can be tricky in the best of times; in these challenging COVID-19 pandemic times, it’s even more difficult. Join this webinar for a comprehensive overview of a new type of financing available to recent and established entrepreneurs. The webinar will outline the following: - How crowdfunding is different from traditional funding; - The various crowdfunding paths; - The keys to crowdfunding success. Presenter: Kathleen Minogue, Founder & CEO of Crowdfund Better a consultancy providing crowdfunding education, strategy, training and support to help entrepreneurs use crowdfunding to unlock the financial and creative support of their networks to fund projects not supported by traditional finance. To register for the Webinar, CLICK HERE! .Event page: http://www.chatham.edu/events/details.cfm?eventID=28083 Online Kate Booker womens-entrepreneurship@chatham.edu

Webinar: The Crowdfunding Opportunity – Alternative Finance Options for Your Business

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Accessing traditional bank funding for a start-up or an established business can be tricky in the best of times; in these challenging COVID-19 pandemic times, it’s even more difficult. Join this webinar for a comprehensive overview of a new type of financing available to recent and established entrepreneurs. The webinar will outline the following: - How crowdfunding is different from traditional funding; - The various crowdfunding paths; - The keys to crowdfunding success. Presenter: ...

Mon

Oct 05

+ Add to Calendar 10/05/2020 5:30PM 11/09/2020 7:30PM America/New_York Concept to Launch - Online "Concept to Launch" is a 6-week entrepreneurial training program for women in the early stages of starting a business. Dates: Six Monday evenings from 5:30-7:30 PM starting on October 5th and ending on November 9th. The Fall program will be offered Online Only and offered at a reduced rate of $45. The program is capped at 25 participants. Required: Zoom capable device and internet access to participate. Classes focus on: - Developing the business concept - Identifying target customers and markets - Marketing strategies - Foundational operations of your business - Basic financials - Legal business entities - Developing and delivering your “pitch” To view the syllabus for the Concept to Launch program: Click Here. Registration will open on Friday, August 14, 2020. .Event page: http://www.chatham.edu/events/details.cfm?eventID=28081 Online Kate Booker womens-entrepreneurship@chatham.edu

Concept to Launch - Online

05:30 PM - 07:30 PM

"Concept to Launch" is a 6-week entrepreneurial training program for women in the early stages of starting a business. Dates: Six Monday evenings from 5:30-7:30 PM starting on October 5th and ending on November 9th. The Fall program will be offered Online Only and offered at a reduced rate of $45. The program is capped at 25 participants. Required: Zoom capable device and internet access to participate. Classes focus on: - Developing the business concept - Identifying target ...

Tue

Oct 06

+ Add to Calendar 10/06/2020 6:00PM 11/10/2020 8:00PM America/New_York Breaking Down the Business Plan - ONLINE This 6-week program will help you develop a comprehensive business plan for your business. This program is targeted to existing businesses and well developed business concepts. Dates: Six Tuesday evenings from 6:00-8:00 PM starting October 6th and until November 10th. The fall program will be offered Online Only at a reduced rate of $75 (includes a 3-month license for the software). Required: Zoom capable device and internet access. You will work through all the major components of writing a plan and emerge with the first draft in hand. Breaking Down the Business Plan will utilize the software program LivePlan and your registration will include a 3-month license for the software. This program takes a deep dive into each section of the business plan with a concentration on financial projections, what are they, and how to create them. Topics covered will include: strategy, scaling, target markets, competition, marketing & sales, operations & metrics, accounting, forecasting, financial statements, strategic planning, financing, pitching, and more. Registration will open on Friday, August 14, 2020. .Event page: http://www.chatham.edu/events/details.cfm?eventID=28082 Online Mitra Saeidi womens-entrepreneurship@chatham.edu

Breaking Down the Business Plan - ONLINE

06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

This 6-week program will help you develop a comprehensive business plan for your business. This program is targeted to existing businesses and well developed business concepts. Dates: Six Tuesday evenings from 6:00-8:00 PM starting October 6th and until November 10th. The fall program will be offered Online Only at a reduced rate of $75 (includes a 3-month license for the software). Required: Zoom capable device and internet access. You will work through all the major components ...

Wed

Oct 21

+ Add to Calendar 10/21/2020 6:00PM 10/21/2020 7:30PM America/New_York Elsie Hillman Chair In Women and Politics
Election 2020: A Conversation with Governors Jennifer Granholm (D-MI) and Susana Martinez (R-NM)
Join the Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics at Chatham University at our 2019-2020 Elsie Hillman Chair in Women and Politics. Election 2020: A Conversation with Governors Jennifer Granholm (D-MI) and Susana Martinez (N-NM) will be a moderated conversation about the 2020 election, gender and elections, and their thoughts on the current political climate. .Event page: http://www.chatham.edu/events/details.cfm?eventID=27050 Virtual Event Annie Guadagnino pcwp@chatham.edu
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Elsie Hillman Chair In Women and Politics
Election 2020: A Conversation with Governors Jennifer Granholm (D-MI) and Susana Martinez (R-NM)

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Join the Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics at Chatham University at our 2019-2020 Elsie Hillman Chair in Women and Politics. Election 2020: A Conversation with Governors Jennifer Granholm (D-MI) and Susana Martinez (N-NM) will be a moderated conversation about the 2020 election, gender and elections, and their thoughts on the current political climate.