Post Tagged with: "women"

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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

RightRides DC Offers Safe Transit

To provide safe transit for women and LGBTQ individuals in the District, Collective Action for Safe Spaces, a grassroots organization in Washington, D.C., that aims to build a community free from public sexual harassment and assault, will launch its new program RightRides D.C. on Halloween night. The ride service will[Read More…]

by October 17, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

For Women Leaders, Mentorship Abounds

This summer, I was in a room with over 1,000 collegiate women, energetic and passionate about creating more female student leaders. I was at the 2014 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders as Georgetown’s American Association of University Women liaison, and I have never seen a community of women[Read More…]

by September 19, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Old and Stubborn Subliminal Marketing Standards

Old and Stubborn Subliminal Marketing Standards

A chorus of “sorry’s” rings out as two glossy-haired women scuttle out of a man’s path on a subway and a conference room. A mom apologetically hands off her toddler to her husband. Two women meekly interrupt their male coworkers. What’s really startling about Pantene’s new commercial featuring these women[Read More…]

by June 23, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
TENNIS | After Villanova Wins, Big East Awaits GU

TENNIS | After Villanova Wins, Big East Awaits GU

After roller-coaster seasons, the Georgetown tennis program concluded regular-season play April 16 with resounding victories against the Villanova Wildcats and will now turn its attention to the Big East tournament. The last match held more importance than simply the season finale, as it was also Senior Day for senior co-captain[Read More…]

by April 25, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
JANET ZHU

A Word for Women in Leadership

I spent last summer in India, running a nonprofit teaching program I started. I lived with my grandparents, who helped me with on-the-ground logistics. After getting into a contentious argument with my grandfather about a decision I had to make, I overheard him telling my grandmother that I was too[Read More…]

by April 25, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Amid TV and Politics, Called to the Classroom

In just a few days, I will deliver my final lecture of the semester in my “Women in American Politics” class here at Georgetown. Of all the lectures I give annually on campuses across the country, this is one of the most important. The words I share with my students[Read More…]

by April 15, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
JULIA HENNRIKUS/THE HOYA

WOMEN’S LACROSSE | GU Snaps Losing Streak at 6 Games

The No. 19 Georgetown women’s lacrosse team broke its six-game losing streak in impressive fashion with a 12-5 win over Marquette (5-6, 1-1 Big East) on Saturday. Although the game was tied at five apiece at halftime, the Hoyas (4-7, 1-1 Big East) went on a seven-goal run in the[Read More…]

by April 8, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
HEYMANN: ASB’s Contributions to Body, Mind and Heart

HEYMANN: ASB’s Contributions to Body, Mind and Heart

I have spent the past few days thinking about the concept of strength. What does it mean? Who has it? Where does it come from? How do we get more of it? What kinds of it are we seeking? This reflection has mostly come in response to the Alternative Spring[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top