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Saint Peter’s Celebrates Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month celebrates and encourages the study and observance of the vital role of women in American history. Saint Peter’s will be celebrating throughout the month of March.

Below is a list of upcoming events planned at this time. Please continue to check The Peacock Press for updates as well as registration and Zoom links.

For more information, contact Professor Lori A. Buza, J.D., director, Women’s Advancement & Leadership Initiative (WALI) and chair of accountancy & business law at lbuza@saintpeters.edu.

 

Connecting Parallels: Medical Apartheid in Palestine and the U.S.A.
Wednesday, March 3
Noon
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Hear from Dr. Samah Jabr, Palestinian psychiatrist and head of the mental health unit at the Palestinian Ministry of Health and Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens, award-winning historian, professor and public speaker.

Presented by: The Black Action Committee, Students for Peace and Justice and the Muslim Student Association
Co-sponsored by: Africana studies, The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, faculty development, social justice program, Latin American and Latino studies, gender and sexuality studies, history department, The Center for Undocumented Students and the political science department

 

Shark Tank Workshop
Bringing your Business Idea to Reality
Wednesday, March 3
4:30 p.m.

Niambi Cacchioli is the founder of Pholk Beauty, a natural skincare product line including cleansers, lotions and toners. She will share insights on creating her own company and brand with a clear vision and mission and guide participants in a conversation on transforming ideas into viable businesses.

This event is hosted by The Ignite Institute and co-sponsored by The Women’s Advancement & Leadership Initiative (WALI).

 

Looking in the Rearview Mirror: Six Strategies for Success in a Male-Dominated Industry
Thursday, March 4
Noon

Ceil Michalik ’73 will lead a conversation and share insights about her journey from a bakery clerk in Jersey City to global executive in the auto industry.

This event is hosted by Women’s Advancement & Leadership Initiative (WALI).

 

Women’s Empowerment Day: “I DISSENT: The Life and Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg”
Wednesday, March 11

Noon
Presentation honoring the life and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg featuring:
Lori A. Buza, J.D., director, Women’s Advancement & Leadership Initiative (WALI), chair of accountancy & business law and professor at Saint Peter’s University as well as a business law attorney; Professor Nadine Strossen, author, professor emerita, New York Law School and past national president of the American Civil Liberties Union; and Kimberly A. Yonta, Esq., certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a criminal trial attorney and NJSBA president 2020-21

1:00 p.m.
2017 RBG Interview: Nadine Strossen interviews Justice Ginsburg

2:30 p.m.
RBG Movie

5:00 p.m.
Yoga with Professor Wifall

Presented by: The Women’s Advancement & Leadership Initiative (WALI)
Co-sponsors: The Department of Accountancy & Business Law and The Business Law Association

 

March 18 – Save the Date
Meet the Female Faculty of the Frank J. Guarini School of Business, 
Presented by: The Women’s Advancement & Leadership Initiative (WALI)
Noon

 

March 25 – Save the Date
The Story of an Inspiring Woman: Amelia Earhart – The Power of One, featuring Susan Lorrichio, Air Power Advocate, Air Force Association
Presented by: The Women’s Advancement & Leadership Initiative (WALI)
Noon

 

March 29 – Save the Date
Ancient Art as Primary Source: A Global Digital Art Exhibit, featuring Dr. Maria Americo

Sponsored by: The Department of History and the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Noon – 1:00 p.m.

 

March 30 – Save the Date
Aspire for Leadership: One Latina’s Success Story, featuring Tax Attorney and Business Owner Lillian A. Plata, Esquire
Presented by: The Women’s Advancement Leadership Initiative (WALI)
Co-sponsor: The Business Law Association
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.