Tippie Women Summit 2021 Webinar Series
In a pandemic world, we are taking the Tippie Women Summit virtual with a series of online programs in the month of March. All events are open to the public. Individual registration is required for each event. Recordings of past events are also available at the event link below.
Thursday, March 4, 2021
"Integrating Work and Life for Women - What does the future look like for work life management?"
Most people are familiar with the term "work-life balance," but what if we thought of it as "work life management" instead? During this presentation, Tippie Assistant Professor Beth Livingston will share her research on how women need to better understand their working process to better manage their work and home lives.
Thursday, March 11, 4:00 - 5:30 pm CST (via Zoom)
"Women in STEM Panel Discussion"
This panel discussion will bring together women working in STEM-related fields to share their perspectives. Panelists include Jennifer Marietta-Westberg (PhD00), Principal at Cornerstone Research and former Deputy Director and Chief Economist at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; and Eden Simmer (BBA05), Head of Global Equity Trading at PIMCO, and Ebony Johnson (MBA21), Trait Discovery Project Manager at Corteva Agriscience. Moderated by Tippie Business Analytics Professor Jen Blackhurst.
Thursday, March 18, 12:00 - 1:00 pm CST (via Zoom)
"The Pandemic and Mental Health, One Year In: What we've learned and what can help us move forward"
For many, the most consistent aspect of the past year has been change. In this program, Kristin Wurster, the Tippie College's Embedded Psychologist, will talk about the impact of the pandemic on mental health thus far, and strategies to help people continue moving forward with self-compassion.
Wednesday, March 24, 4:00 - 5:30 pm CST (via Zoom)
"Women on Corporate Boards Panel Discussion"
Tippie Dean Amy Kristof-Brown will lead this discussion that highlights the importance of greater representation of women on corporate board of directors. Panelists include Janice Reals Ellig (BBA68), CEO of the Ellig Group; Sue Taylor (MBA01), Chief Information Officer for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Boise Cascade board member; and Anne-Marie Thomas (BBA83), board member of the Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group and the DUCA Financial Services Credit Union (both based in Canada).
Wednesday, March 31, 12:00 - 1:00 pm CST (via Zoom)
"Women Who Shaped the University of Iowa"
Our University's history is filled with incredible women who helped define our campus culture. Join Iowa Women's Archives Processing Librarian Anna Tunnicliff on a journey through the Archives. Along the way, you'll learn about women who shaped the University of Iowa from within and made it the institution it is today.
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