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International Women’s Week Kicks Off With a Series of Events

Mark your calendars— International Women’s Day is Mar. 8! To celebrate, the Advisory Group on the Status of Women is hosting several events in collaboration with the Career and Professional Development Office, the Center for Global Education and Wilkinson College.

“I really hope people, and especially women, walk away from these events feeling empowered by the number of resources in the Chapman community, whether it be the women in leadership roles or the organizations that advocate for women. And if not, I hope they know the Women’s Advisory Group is here,” says Leanna Izen, one of the co-chairs of the Advisory Group on the Status of Women.

All individuals are invited to wear purple on International Women’s Day, Thursday, Mar. 8, to show their support of women. 

Chapman Women in Leadership Panel | Wednesday, March 4 | Argyros Forum 209C | 10:30 a.m.noon

This panel seeks to bring together some of Chapman’s leading women on campus to share their experiences navigating and overcoming challenges as women rising into leadership positions. After the panel, there will be a small networking event with light appetizers and the opportunity to chat individually with the panelists and other attendees. Click here to RSVP for the Women in Leadership Panel, sponsored by the Advisory Group on the Status of Women, Career & Professional Development and the Office of Diversity & Inclusion.

Women in Mathematics Presentation
President Struppa presents at a previous Women’s Week event.

International Women’s Day Resource Fair | Thursday, March 5 | Attallah Piazza | 11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.

Wear your favorite shade of purple and join us in the Piazza for an upbeat resource fair in support of International Women’s Day! Grab food, snap some photos in your #eachforequal pose and learn more about the many resource and organizations on campus that support women. Join us at this festive event sponsored by the Advisory Group on the Status of Women, Career & Professional Development and the Office of Diversity & Inclusion.

International Women's Day Resource Day
Everyone decks out in purple at the International Women’s Day Resource Fair.

It’s a Woman’s World: Inspiring Career and Their Stories | Thursday, March 12 | Argyros Forum 209B | 12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.     

Five women of different career paths/majors share about their career and personal stories at this event. They will share struggles, offer advice and share personal stories including diversity and gender in the workplace. Sponsored by Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Science.

Chapman Feminists for International Women's Week

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