Past Programs

In addition to our annually recurring programs, we hosted or cosponsored guest speakers on a variety of topics in years past.


Women Together: A Healing Cycle featuring women writers from Grace House in Chicago

One Book, One Northwestern Book Discussion: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Women Post-Docs Town Hall

Women's Night at the Theater: Lydia Diamond's Adaptation of Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye

Women of Distinction: Dr. Teresa Woodruff (video) (view photos)

Body Acceptance Week Discussion and Screening of Killing Us Softly 4

One Book, One Northwestern: The Impact of Maternal Loss panel

Women of Distinction: Doris Dirks, PhD (view photos)

$tart $mart Campus Negotiation Workshop 

Women of Distinction: Courtney Patterson (view photos)

Women's History Month: Dolen Perkins-Valdez, author of Wench (view photos)

International Women's Day featuring Zoe Bakoko Bokaru (view photos)

Women of Distinction: Mary Weismantel, PhD

Women of Distinction: Dorothy Roberts, JD

Girl Talk: How to Talk to a Friend About Relationship Violence

Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day

Take Back the Night

Survival Skills for Graduate Students and Junior Faculty

NU Connections

The State of the University for Women (view photos)


25th Anniversary Celebration featuring Dee Dee Myers, former White House Press Secretary (view photos)

Annual Women's Staff Holiday Luncheon (view photos)

Stalking: Know It. Name It. Stop It.

Connect Like a Pro (Even If You're an Introvert), featuring author/consultant Maribeth Kuzmeski

Speaking with Authority, featuring Pamela Hart

Women, Body Image, & Eating Disorders

Speaking Out Against Gender Violence, featuring activist/scholar Dr. Rachel Griffin

Strategies for Win-Win Negotiating

Reality Bites Back: The Troubling Truth About Guilty Pleasure TV, with author Jennifer Pozner

Managing Workplace Conflict


Gender and the Negotiation Divide, featuring author/expert Sara Laschever

Understanding the Mother-Daughter Relationship

New Moms' Q & A

Feminism Then & NOW, featuring former NOW president Karen DeCrow and current NOW president Terry O'Neill

Getting to 50/50: How Parents Can Have it All by Sharing it All, featuring Sharon Meers

Childcare Solutions for Staff

Childcare Solutions for Faculty

Women Under the Hood: Automotive Maintenance

Financial Strategies for Women in Transition

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