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Women's Coalition Hits the Road To Get Out the Vote

Lynn Yeakel, director of the College of Medicine’s Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership, was quoted in Oct. 17 stories in KYW Newsradio (1060-AM), KYW-TV (CBS-3) and CW Philly about a 45-car road rally from Philadelphia to Seneca Falls, New York hosted by the Institute’s Vision 2020 initiative, a bipartisan effort to push for gender equality and voting.

A Toast To Women Getting the Vote

Lynn Yeakel, director of the Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership and founder and president of Vision 2020 at the College of Medicine, was interviewed Aug. 20 by WCAU-TV (NBC-10) about the Women 100 celebration. Yeakel was also quoted in an Aug. 27 KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) story about the Equal Rights Amendment.

In 2020, Let’s Focus on Women All Year Long

An op-ed authored by Lynn Yeakel, founder and president of Drexel’s Vision 2020 initiative in the College of Medicine’s Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership, about the initiative’s plans for a series of events highlighting the history of and continued fight for women’s equality in the United States, ran in The Philadelphia Inquirer on March 27.

A Chess Tournament for Philly Girls

A chess tournament for local Philadelphia girls, hosted at Drexel by the Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership in the College of Medicine and After School Activities Partnerships (ASAP), was featured in a May 10 WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment.

Recalling 1992’s ‘Year of the Woman,’ Lynn Yeakel Assesses Gender Equality in 2018

Lynn Yeakel, director of the Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership in the College of Medicine, was interviewed during an April 26 segment on WHYY’s “Morning Edition” about gender equality, her Vision 2020 initiative and how to get more women to run for office.

How Vision 2020 is Working Toward Gender Equality in Government and Business

Lynn Yeakel, director of the Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership in the College of Medicine, was featured in a Feb. 14 Generocity story about events planned for Drexel’s Vision 2020 year-long celebration to celebrate and accelerate gender equality.

Vision 2020 to Host Women's History Scavenger Hunt on National Women’s Equality Day

A day of upcoming women’s history events hosted by Vision 2020, an initiative of the College of Medicine’s Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership, was previewed in an Aug. 22 Philly Voice article. The events were also highlighted in an Aug. 21 Uwishunu post about things to do in Philly this weekend.

A Women's Equality Advocate Looks Toward the 2020 Election

Lynn Yeakel, director of the Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Feb. 28 Florida Weekly story about Vision 2020’s goal that all eligible women vote in the 2020 elections.

Women on the Move

Lynn Yeakel, director of the College of Medicine’s Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership, was interviewed Oct. 14 on WCAU-TV (NBC-10) about Main Line Today’s “Women on the Move” event, where she will give a keynote speech.

Philly Girls Make Moves at Chess Tournament 

An all-girls chess tournament hosted at Drexel University was featured June 7 in segments on WPVI-TV (6-abc) and KYW-TV (CBS-3). The College of Medicine's Institute for Women's Health and Leadership sponsored the event. The tournament was also featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer feature photo.

“A Toast to Tenacity,” a Women’s Equality Day

“A Toast to Tenacity,” a Women’s Equality Day event hosted by Vision 2020 and the College of Medicine’s Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership, was featured in an Aug. 26 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) broadcast.

Listen up, students: She defines 'mettle'

The Institute for Women's Health and Leadership at Drexel University College of Medicine was mentioned in an April 27 Philly.com story about Laurada Byers, a civic activist and champion for schools and women’s issues, who will be honored by the College at an event tonight.