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Institute for Women's Health and Leadership Events

Upcoming Events




May 10, 2017
9:30 – 11 a.m.

Vision 2020 50/50 Day

National Constitution Center
F.M. Kirby Auditorium
525 Arch Street

Past Events




April 24, 2017
6 p.m.

Woman One Award Ceremony

Rittenhouse Hotel
210 W. Rittenhouse Sq.
Philadelphia, PA 19103

April 3, 2017
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Kate Hurd-Mead Lecture

College of Physicians
19 South 22nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

November 2, 2016
4 p.m.

D. Walter Cohen, DDS, Lectureship in Diabetes

Geary Auditorium, New College Building
Center City Campus

October 20, 2016
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Main Line Today "Women on the Move" Luncheon
Keynote Speaker: Lynn Yeakel

Drexel Corporate Catering Center
Drexel Hill, PA

September 26, 2016

Marion Spencer Fay Award Presentation and Lecture

Academy of Natural Sciences

September 7, 2016
12:30 p.m.

Woman One Scholar Welcome Luncheon

IWHL Lobby
Queen Lane Campus

August 26, 2016
1 – 2 p.m.

A Toast to Tenacity
View the event flyer [PDF]

National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street, Philadelphia

April 25, 2016

14th Annual Woman One Award Ceremony

Rittenhouse Hotel
210 W. Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103

March 24, 2016
6:30 p.m.

Kate Hurd Mead Lecture:
Nursing Civil Rights: Gender and Race in the Army Nurse Corps
Presented by Charissa J. Threat

College of Physicians of Philadelphia
19 South 22nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

February 24, 2016
12 – 1 p.m.

Why Young People Pass on Politics and How to Engage Them
A Conversation with Jennifer Lawless, PhD

Davo's Northern Italian Steak House
111 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

December 8, 2015
11 a.m.

League of Women Voters of Radnor Township Holiday Luncheon
Speaker: Lynn Yeakel
Learn more [PDF]

Overbrook Country Club
Bryn Mawr, PA

November 18, 2015
4:30 p.m.

Marion Spencer Fay Award Presentation and Lecture

The Pyramid Club
Philadelphia, PA

November 4, 2015

D. Walter Cohen, DDS, Lectureship in Diabetes

New College Building, Geary Auditorium

October 26 – 28, 2015

Vision 2020's Fifth National Congress

Nashville, Tennessee

October 19, 2015
6:30 p.m.

Anne-Marie Slaughter: Unfinished Business

National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA

September 24, 2015
7:30 – 9:30 a.m.

Main Line Chamber of Commerce Leadership Breakfast: Shared Leadership Presentation by Lynn Yeakel

Doubletree by Hilton
301 W. DeKalb Pike
King of Prussia, PA

August 26, 2015

A Toast to Tenacity: Celebrating the 95th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment
Download Invitation [PDF]

Liberty View Ballroom
Independence Visitor Center
599 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA

July 17, 2015

The Gathering at Keystone College
Publishing Workshop with Lynn Yeakel
Learn more about The Gathering

Keystone College
One College Green
Keystone, PA 18440

June 16, 2015

Vision 2020 Centennial Celebration Advisory Committee Meeting
4:00–5:30 p.m.; followed by a reception from 5:30-7:00 p.m.

National Constitution Center
Philadelphia, PA

May 19, 2015

Vision 2020: The New Glass Ceiling: The Status of Women's Rights in the Workplace
12 p.m.; Admission Free

National Constitution Center
Philadelphia, PA

April 27, 2015

Woman One Award Ceremony

Rittenhouse Hotel

April 25 – 30, 2015

ELAM Spring Session
ELAM fellows only

ACE Conference Center
Lafayette Hill, PA

April 21, 2015

Iowa Women's Leadership Conference
Shared leadership presentation from Vision 2020

Doubletree by Hilton Convention Complex
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

March 27, 2015

Women, Addiction and the Criminal Justice System
A Conversation About Women's Health

Queen Lane Campus
Student Activities Center A
2900 W. Queen Lane, Philadelphia

March 19 – 20, 2015

Sharing Solutions: Advancing Girls in STEM
Learn more about this event.

Agnes Irwin School
275 South Ithan Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

March 18, 2015
2:35 – 3:15 p.m.

Conversation About Young Women's Health
William Penn Charter School students only

William Penn Charter School

March 4, 2015
Noon – 1:15 p.m.

Do We Need an Equal Rights Amendment to Ensure Gender Equality in the U.S.?
Panel discussion about women's rights and the Constitution

National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

November 12, 2014, 4 p.m.

D. Walter Cohen, DDS, Lectureship in Diabetes
Presented by Daniel J. Drucker, MD, University of Toronto

New College Building, Geary Auditorium
245 N. 15th Street, Philadelphia

October 31 – November 1, 2014

National Conference of Puerto Rican Women's
41st Annual Leadership Conference and Dinner/Gala

Lynn Yeakel spoke at noon on November 1

Le Meridien Hotel
1421 Arch Street, Philadelphia

October 21, 2014

Marion Spencer Fay Lecture and Award Presentation

University City Campus

October 1, 2014

Grace After Fire, a program for women veteran's service providers presented by Vision 2020

University City Campus

September 30, 2014
11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Lynn Yeakel received the 2014 Helena Devereux Women in Leadershop Award
Sixth Annual Gold Leaf Celebration Luncheon, Main Line Chamber of Commerce

Philadelphia Country Club
1601 Spring Mill Road
Gladwyne, PA 19035

August 8, 2014

White Coat Ceremony

Philadelphia Hilton City Avenue
4200 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141

May 9, 2014

Philly Girls Play Chess – with special guest, chess champion Phiona Mutesi

Behrakis Hall
Creese Student Center
32nd and Chestnut Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19104

May 4 – 6, 2014

Vision 2020 Fourth National Congress in Philadelphia
Learn more about the event.

Hyatt at the Bellevue
200 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

April 28, 2014

WOMAN ONE Award Ceremony

The Rittenhouse
210 W. Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103

March 10, 2014

The Heart of the Matter: A Conversation About Women's Health
Understanding the Connections Between Heart Health, Mood and Sleep

Radnor Hotel
591 East Lancaster Avenue
St. Davids, PA 19807

February 14, 2104

Ready to Run Philadelphia
Hosted by Vision 2020 PA Delegate Dana Brown.
Learn more about the event.

University City Campus, MacAlister Building, University Club

November 14, 2013

Salute to Scholars, welcoming the new Woman One Scholars and announcing the 2014 Woman One honoree.

The Pyramid Club
1735 Market Street, 52nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA

October 8, 2013

Tree Planting to Honor Dr. Doris Bartuska
IWHL and the Legacy Center will plant a tree in honor of Doris Bartuska. A bench with a commemorative plaque will be placed beside it.

Queen Lane Campus

September 26 – 27, 2013

Institute for Women's Health and Leadership
20th Anniversary Celebration

Drexel Campuses
Philadelphia, PA

September 26, 2013

Academic Symposium on Women's Health: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Bossone Center, University City Campus
Philadelphia, PA

September 27, 2013

Leadership Forum and President's Reception

University City Campus

June 12 – 14, 2013

Vision 2020 in Scotland

University of Edinburgh, Scotland

April 29, 2013

Woman One Award Ceremony

Rittenhouse Hotel
Philadelphia, PA

April 25, 2013

Alice Paul Equality Award honoring Lynn Yeakel

Voorhees, NJ

April 18, 2013

Women in Shark Infested Waters: Duane Morris Program

Philadelphia, PA

April 11, 2013

Vision 2020 Press Conference with Mayer Michael Nutter and NCC Interim President & CEO Vince Stango

National Constitution Center
Philadelphia, PA

April 3, 2013

Philly Girls Play Chess Tournament in honor of Dr. Sally Dym Solomon

Drexel University's Creese Student Center
Philadelphia, PA

March 9, 2013

Keeping It Real
A fundraiser in memory of Diane L. Cahill

Proceeds to fund research for women's heart disease

Waynesborough Country Club
440 Darby-Paoli Road
Paoli, PA 19301

February 21, 2013

MAKERS: Women Who Make America Screening
featuring Lynn Yeakel

Philadelphia, PA

November 14 – 16, 2012

Vision 2020 Congress 
Third annual gathering of our national delegates

Portland, OR

November 7, 2012

Kate Hurd-Mead Lecture: The History of Cystic Fibrosis, and the Future of Genetic Medicine: Treatment, Diagnosis, Screening, Marketing...and Transformation

College of Physicians
Philadelphia, PA

October 22, 2012

9th Annual Economic Summit for Women
"Women with a 2020 Vision - Making a Difference"
Lynn Yeakel will be a featured speaker

Nashville, TN

September 28, 2012

Athletics and Beyond: a Conversation About Title IX
Presented by Vision 2020, the Institute for Women's Health and Leadership and Drexel University Department of Athletics

Drexel University Recreation Center
Philadelphia, PA

June 20 – 21, 2012

NCRW Conference
Lynn Yeakel spoke on June 21 about Preparing Women for Political Office

Georgetown University Conference Center
Washington, DC

June 8, 2012

Leadership Lessons from the C-Suite: A Female Perspective
Hosted by the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce

The Down Town Club
Philadelphia, PA

June 7, 2012

Lehigh Valley Women's Summit at Cedar Crest College
Featuring keynote speaker Gloria Steinem

Cedar Crest College
Allentown, PA

April 27, 2012

The Forum of Executive Women
The Leadership Symposium - Lynn Yeakel Speaker

Location TBA

April 23, 2012

2012 Woman One Award
10th Annual Award Celebration

Rittenhouse Hotel
210 West Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia, PA

April 21, 2012

Century of the Girl Expo
Lynn Yeakel Speaker / IWHL Exhibit
Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia, PA

April 14, 2012

Philly Girls Play Chess Tournament
Hosted by IWHL

Drexel University College of Medicine
2900 W. Queen Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19129

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Information & Registration

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Faculty and staff members of the Institute for Women's Health & Leadership at Drexel University College of Medicine.