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VIEWPOINT: Fight to End Gender Violence

VIEWPOINT: Fight to End Gender Violence

“Women’s rights are human rights, and human rights are women’s rights,” declared Hillary Clinton at the 1995 U.N. Council on the Status of Women. More than 20 years later, this pivotal speech is still referred to as a global wake-up call regarding daily violations against women’s basic rights. Further, Clinton’s[Read More…]

by December 6, 2016 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Partnership Empowers Women

  McDonough School of Business professor Catherine Tinsley and associate professor Edward Soule are preparing to return to Masoro, Rawanda to continue their research on a joint venture between Kate Spade & Company and the Rwanda-based Abahizi Dushyigikirane Ltd. Kate Spade & Company, one of fashion’s biggest brands, began developing[Read More…]

by January 29, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Panel Targets Gender, Climate Connection

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security hosted a panel discussion on the lack of female involvement in climate change mitigation and the effect climate change has on women in the Intercultural Center Auditorium on Friday. The event, titled “Women and Climate Change: Impact and Agency in Human Rights,[Read More…]

by October 20, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
NGUYEN: Support Women’s Decisions

NGUYEN: Support Women’s Decisions

I am a man, one who is weighing in on the issue of a woman’s right to her own body. Preposterous? Yes. Invalid? I don’t think so. My lack of understanding as a man is all the more reason why I understand. Here’s the thing: I will not undergo nine[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 4 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Program With Us

The #SitWithMe campaign — focused on encouraging women to enter computer science-related fields — highlights several pressing issues as it pushes for progress. Historically, there has been a long-standing discrepancy between male and female information technology professionals due to how women are precluded from pursuing opportunities in increasingly important jobs.[Read More…]

by September 11, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

OWN IT Sets a Date, Expands

OWN IT, a student initiative that aims to connect students with women in leadership in leadership, announced last Wednesday that it will host its second annual OWN IT Summit March 28 in Gaston Hall. Over 50 speakers and an expected 800 attendees, 400 more than at last year’s summit, are anticipated to[Read More…]

by January 30, 2015 2 comments Campus News, News
Businesswomen Discuss  Wall Street Careers

Businesswomen Discuss Wall Street Careers

Georgetown’s Women in Leadership Initiative and the Georgetown chapter of the Financial Management Association hosted a panel and networking event Thursday in the Rafik B. Hariri Building about women and their roles in the financial sector, specifically on Wall Street. The panel, which was moderated by professor Lynn Doran from[Read More…]

by January 13, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
CORREIA: Encouraging Women To Run for Public Office

CORREIA: Encouraging Women To Run for Public Office

Last Thursday, I attended a reception for Emerge America, an organization committed to training and supporting future and current female elected officials. It was remarkable to hear female members of Congress echo the experiences and theories written about in books and taught in classes. Despite having more women serving in[Read More…]

by November 21, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Journalist Maria Shriver (CAS ’77), the former first lady of California, spoke about her career and encouraged young women to be leaders in their fields at the inaugural Own It Summit in April.

Own It Extends National Reach

Own It, a student-founded organization dedicated to promoting women’s leadership and empowerment, has expanded its second-annual Own It Summit to Boston College, Washington University in St. Louis and Howard University, which will offer Own It-sponsored summits in 2015. Georgetown University Women in Leadership hosted the inaugural Own It summit last[Read More…]

by October 28, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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A New Dawn for Women in Sports

Aug. 5, 2014, marked a new dawn in professional sports. That Tuesday, the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association announced that they had hired Becky Hammon as their newest assistant coach. Hammon is the first woman to serve as a full-time assistant coach in any of the four professional[Read More…]

by October 20, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top