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All News tagged "Vision 2020"

A 3D rendering of the "Seat at the Table" exhibit. Photo credit: Dome.

Drexel’s Vision 2020 Presents Women 100: A National Celebration of American Women

In honor of the 100th anniversary of American women’s voting rights, the Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership in the College of Medicine is presenting the largest 19th Amendment centennial celebration in the country this year.
Lynn Yeakel

Drexel and U.S. Sen. Casey Lead Efforts to Designate Philadelphia as 19th Amendment Centennial Site

In year 2020, Philadelphia will serve as a backdrop for women leaders to convene and celebrate the anniversary of women securing the right to vote. 

Katherine L. Knight

Leading Immunologist Katherine L. Knight to Receive 2015 Marion Spencer Fay Award

Drexel University College of Medicine’s Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership has selected noted immunologist Katherine L. Knight as the 2015 recipient of its Marion Spencer Fay Award. The award, which annually recognizes luminary women in science and medicine, is named for a pioneering former president of the College’s forerunner institution, the Woman’s Medical College of Philadelphia

Vision 2020 Leads Discussion on Women’s Leadership in Global Conflict at Scottish Parliament

Drexel’s Vision 2020 project carried its message of advancing gender equality to Edinburgh, Scotland last week when founder and co-chair Lynn Yeakel moderated a panel discussion on "The Impact of Women's Leadership in Global Conflict" at Scottish Parliament.
Vision 2020 Co-Chairs Lynn Yeakel and Rosemarie Greco with the Women’s Basketball Drexel Dragons.

Vision 2020 Plans for Centennial Celebration of Women's Voting Rights

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter recently announced that, in collaboration with various local organizations including Drexel's Vision 2020 project, Philadelphia will host the nation’s celebration of the 100th anniversary of women’s voting rights in the year 2020.