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Events Calendar

Upcoming Events

  • March 1 – September 30: Seat at the Table Exhibition

    Sunday, March 1, 2020

    10:00 AM-6:00 PM

    Kimmel Center 300 S. Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19102

    • Everyone

    Women 100, a program of Vision 2020, is hosting "Seat at the Table," an exhibition that commemorates the 19th Amendment — establishing women’s right to vote — and asks 100 years later, “Where are we now?”  Visitors will experience the current status of gender equality in the U.S. through 3D infographic furniture.

    "Seat at the Table" will be presented in the lobby of the Kimmel Center daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. from March 1 through September 30, 2020.

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Past Events

  • Marion Spencer Fay Award, Lecture and Reception

    Wednesday, October 16, 2019

    4:00 PM-6:30 PM

    Queen Lane Campus Student Activities Center 2900 W. Queen Lane Philadelphia, PA 19129

    • Everyone

    The annual Marion Spencer Fay Award will be presented to Carrie L. Byington, MD, by the Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, in the Student Activities Center on the College of Medicine’s Queen Lane campus (2900 W. Queen Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19129). Byington will present a lecture at 4 p.m. A reception will immediately follow the lecture and award presentation.

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  • Vision 2020's Toast to Tenacity 2019

    Monday, August 26, 2019

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    The Liberty View at Independence Visitor Center (599 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA)

    • Everyone


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  • DELEGATE EVENT: Panel Discussion at The Frick Pittsburgh

    Tuesday, June 25, 2019

    6:00 PM-8:00 PM

    The Frick Pittsburgh

    • Everyone
    Economic, Political and Social Equality for Women – Panel Discussion
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  • Women and the Civil War: The Untold Stories

    Monday, May 20, 2019

    6:30 PM-8:30 PM

    National Constitution Center (525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106)

    • Everyone
    Drexel University's Vision 2020 has again partnered with the National Constitution Center for an educational program about women's contributions throughout history.

    Noted historians Catherine Clinton, Thavolia Glymph, and Kate Masur explore the untold stories of the women abolitionists and suffragists of the Civil War and Reconstruction and how their work influenced constitutional change. Lana Ulrich, senior director of content at the National Constitution Center, moderates.

    Following the moderated conversation from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., guests will have access to tour the Constitution Center's new permanent exhibit, Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality, from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

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  • Woman One Award Ceremony

    Monday, April 29, 2019

    5:30 PM-8:30 PM

    The Rittenhouse 210 W. Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    The 2019 Woman One Award Ceremony will be held on Monday, April 29, at 5:30 p.m.

    The event will be held at The Rittenhouse, 210 W. Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103.

    This year's Woman One honoree is Eileen C. McDonnell of Penn Mutual.

    This award event raises funds for the Woman One Scholarship Fund, which provides tuition support for talented underrepresented women studying at Drexel University College of Medicine.

    Individual seats for the event are $150 each. Sponsorship opportunities are available.

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  • Vision 2020: Justice For All

    Tuesday, March 26, 2019

    6:00 PM-8:00 PM

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Branch Skyline Room | 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone
    Women won the right to vote in 1920. Hear about the fight for the 19th Amendment, voting barriers that still faced many women, and programs in 2020 marking 100 years of this women’s equality milestone.
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  • Kate Hurd-Mead Lecture

    Monday, March 18, 2019

    6:30 PM-8:30 PM

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

    • Everyone

    The Kate Hurd-Mead Lecture will be held on March 18, with the lecture from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and a reception to follow. This event is co-sponsored by the Legacy Center of Drexel University College of Medicine and the Section on Medical History of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

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  • Sex and Gender Research Forum

    Wednesday, March 13, 2019

    8:30 AM-4:30 PM

    Behrakis Grand Hall University City Campus 3210 Chestnut Street

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Faculty
    • Staff
    • Medical Residents/Fellows

    The 2019 Helen I. Moorehead-Laurencin, MD Sex and Gender Research Forum is an interactive program highlighting Drexel's multi-disciplinary research on sex and gender in a local, national and global context. All Drexel researchers (faculty, graduate students, professional students, postdocs/residents/fellows) who are working on sex and/or gender-related projects are invited to participate.

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  • The Suffrage Movement: Revisiting the Final Campaign

    Wednesday, December 5, 2018

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    National Constitution Center (525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106)

    • Everyone
    Join Vision 2020 at the National Constitution Center for a talk with Dawn Langan Teele, author of Forging the Franchise: The Political Origins of the Women’s Vote, and Elaine Weiss, author of The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote.
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  • Marion Spencer Fay Lecture, Award Presentation and Reception

    Wednesday, November 7, 2018

    4:30 PM-7:00 PM

    Lecture: Geary Auditorium Reception: 19th Floor New College Building 245 N. 15th Street

    • Everyone

    The annual Marion Spencer Fay Award will be presented to Jean Bennett, MD, PhD, by the Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, in the Geary Lecture Hall, New College Building (245 N. 15 Street).

    Bennett will present a lecture titled “Seeing the Light with Retinal Gene Therapy: From Fantasy to Reality” at 4:30 p.m., immediately followed by a reception on the 19th Floor of the New College Building.

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