Drexel Celebrates Women's History Month

Women's History Month

March is Women's History Month, in which we commemorate and encourage the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history. Celebrate and learn at Drexel University by joining us at the events below. Check back throughout the month as more events are added.

NOTE: This is not an exhaustive list. If anyone in the Drexel community would like their event added to this page, please contact Rachel Natbony at rn452@drexel.edu.

Pennoni Women's Week: March 4-8

Break through the bias with Pennoni Women’s Week, a celebration of women in our community. All are welcome to attend! Events include:

  • Post-It Note Conversation (all week, Bentley Hall Lobby): Leave a note about the contributions of the women in your life and read what others have written during our Post-It Note conversation.
  • Drop-in Button-making (March 6, 3-5 p.m., Bentley Hall second floor): Stop by and make a button! Pennoni Honors College will provide the materials and designs that you can color in and personalize.
  • Movie Screening: Clueless (March 6, 6-7:30 p.m., Bentley Hall second floor): Join Pennoni Honors College for a special screening of the beloved 90s film Clueless, a timeless teen comedy classic that celebrates the power of friendship, the magic of first love, and the importance of staying true to yourself.

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Women's History Month Dine and Opine

March 6, 5-6 p.m., the Baiada Institute, 4th Floor Pearlstein Building

The Close Club presents, in celebration of Women's History Month, a conversation with female executives, Denise Malecki and Nicole Tranchitella. Denise Malecki is a a life science and technology leader and partner at PwC, and Nicole Tranchitella is a Senior Managing Director at Accenture, a global information technology and consulting company.

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A Conversation with Veronica D. Carey, PhD, CPRP, CDE®

March 7, 4-5:30 p.m., 3675 Market Street (room 1054-55)

In honor of International Women’s Day, the College of Computing & Informatics’ Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Council, the College of Nursing and Health Professions (CNHP), the Board of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at CNHP, the Student Center for Diversity and Inclusion (SCDI), and the Center for Black Culture (CBC) will be hosting this special event. In this talk, Dr. Carey will discuss her book, Frame Your Degree: How to Avoid Pain While Seeking a College Degree, and will also explore the “Top 10 Academic Bullying Pain Points” that students endure to get their diploma. Furthermore, Dr. Carey will discuss how many women bring these exact pain points into the workforce as unrequited issues impacting mental health on the job. This event is open to the Drexel community.

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