* Please note: some event details are still being updated. Schedule subject to change.
Celebrating Strong, Feisty and Imaginative Women: Storytelling From International Folklore
Women Advancing Research: Undergraduate and Graduate Presentations
Madelyn Broome ‘19, Astrophysical Science, The Hot Jupiter Future: New Telescope, TESS, May Grant Insight into Exotic Exoplanets with Day-Long Years
Mina Tahmasbi Arashloo, GS, Computer Science, Flexible Network Monitoring and Control
Sonja Andersen, GS, German, Look What They’ve Done to My Poem: The Editorial Treatment of Women’s Writing in Early Modern Germany
Afternoon Activities, Professional Development and Community Service
Novitiate, A Movie Screening
A 2017 American drama film written and directed by Maggie Betts, “Novitiate” follows the life of a young woman, Qualley, who starts to question her faith as she trains to become a nun. In 2017, Betts won the Breakthrough Director Award at the Sundance Film Festival for the feature debut.
Garden Theatre (2 hrs, 3 min running time)
Afternoon Enrichment, Tours and Talks
Entrepreneurship the Princeton Way: A Case Study
Follow-Up Discussion: Women’s History of Princeton Self-Guided Walking Tour
How Do We Balance Free Speech With Civility?
The Hidden Treasures of Firestone Library
The Student Experience Today: Balancing Tradition and Transformation
A Westside Story: Touring Cleveland Tower and Lakeside Apartments
Women and Art at the Princeton University Art Museum Tour
They Didn’t Know Their Place: Adapting the Work of Jane Austen, Edith Wharton and The Life of Carole King
Women in the Arts Showcase
We are currently finalizing the performance schedule for the Women in the Arts Showcase. More information will be added shortly.
“A” TRAIN is one mom’s journey on the autism train. Abounding with music, irreverent humor and verbatim interviews, one woman plays multiple roles, taking us on a 90-minute trip to redefining happiness with every twist and turn. Contains adult language.
Anne Torsiglieri ’85, Associate Professor, Department of Theater and Dance, University of California Santa Barbara
Music by Brad Carroll
Directed by Risa Brainin
Produced by McCarter Theatre Center in association with The Lewis Center for the Arts
Morning Wellness Activities
Dance Cardio for Your Mind, Body, and Soul with Kwanza Jones ’93
Get up and move with this dance centered workout.
Group Run with Ashley Higginson ’11, Attorney, Professional Runner
Enjoy a casual run around Princeton campus. All paces welcome.
Group Yoga with Kim Sladkin Digilio ’95, Yoga Teacher
Time: 6:30 – 7:30 AM
Welcome the morning with this gentle yoga class. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a towel.
Meditation with Sukey Novogratz ’89, Writer, Meditation Advocate
Time: 7:00 – 7:30 AM
This guided meditation class will begin your day with peace.
Qigong with Nadia Linda Chiu Hole ’75, Founder, Aloha MD
Time: 6:30 – 7:30 AM
Ease into the day with this Chinese exercise combining movement, breathing, and meditation. No prior experience needed.
Swim at Dillon Gym with Chris McPherson ’89, Head Coach, Ensworth Aquatics Masters Program
Time: 6:30 – 7:30 AM
Begin your day with a guided swim workout. All ability levels welcome. Please bring a swimsuit, cap, and goggles.
A Conversation With President Christopher L. Eisgruber ’83
Luncheon: Views on Leadership
Courtney Banghart, Head Women’s Basketball Coach
Amy Cuddy *05, Social Psychologist, Harvard University Leadership Teacher and Author
Anne-Marie Slaughter ’80, President and CEO, New America and Bert G. Kerstetter ’66 University Professor Emerita of Politics and International Affairs
Table discussions to follow
Faculty Lectures and Workshops
Architecture, Design and Inclusion
Cultures of Genius and Academic Gender Gaps
Fuels From Sunlight
Reinventing the Internet
ROI or RIP? Higher Education and the Future of America
Starting a Start Up: The Art of Founding and Funding
Success Without Fame or Fortune: A New Paradigm
Women & Leadership: Strategies for Success
A Conversation with Sonia Sotomayor ’76 and Elena Kagan ’81, Associate Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States
Dinner by Decade
Wine-paired dinner featuring wines from Kingston Family Vineyards
Grab and Go Breakfast
Heart-to-Heart: In-Depth Dialogues with Pioneering Princetonians
Meet Majka Burhardt, author, professional climber, filmmaker and entrepreneur and hear how her passion, purpose and pursuit of excellence have taken her around the globe.
Meet Gaby [Simms] Sulzberger, one of the first women of color in private equity investments. Gabrielle has served on corporate boards since 2003. She chaired the board of directors for Whole Foods, defending the company from activist investors and overseeing the company through Amazon’s acquisition in 2017.
Meet Helen Zia, a child of the civil rights era, who quit medical school to work as a construction laborer, auto worker, a feminist community organizer before finding her life’s work as an author and activist. Her passion for journalism and activism led her to Ms. magazine and global encounters.
Alumnae Panel Discussions
Data Science: A View to the Future
Earning Your Stripes: The Journey to Board Membership
Forging Spaces of Inclusion
Global Rights of Girls and Women
Keep on Roaring: Taking Charge of Your Lifelong Health
Sensitivity on Screen: How to Tell Intimate Stories on Camera
She Should Run: Why and How More Princeton Women (Like You) Should Run for Office
When Purpose Leads to Profits: Making Corporate Social Responsibility a Business Imperative
Alumnae Panel Discussions
#HeSaidWhat?!: Practical Tips for the Workplace
Be A TIGER; Optimize Performance and Wellness
College Ready or Life Ready? Reimagining K-12 Schools
The Glass Ceiling and Beyond
Just the Facts, Ma’am: Journalism and the First Amendment
Liberating the Ph.D.: Diverse Career Paths with a Doctorate (Engineering and Natural Sciences)
Liberating the Ph.D.: Diverse Career Paths with a Doctorate (Humanities and Social Sciences)
Our Work: Modernism’s Legacy in Art and Architecture
Personal Identity in an Intersectional World
She Roars 2011 Student Panel: Where Are They Now?
Social Entrepreneurship: Women Addressing Issues Across the Globe
Tigresses in Nonprofits: Amplifying Our Impact
Luncheon and Conversation
Sally Blount ’83, Michael L. Nemmers Professor of Strategy and Former Dean at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and Shirley M. Tilghman, President Emerita and Professor of Molecular Biology.
Introduction by Deborah A. Prentice, Provost and Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs
Activism and Movement Building
The Art of Fashion: Tigers in the Industry
Brave Your Fear
Developing Financial and Estate Planning Literacy
Dream to Reality: Retirement Planning 101
Making Hidden Bias Work for You: Secrets of Interview Success
Busy Lives, Busy Parents: How to Create a Happier Home
Prescribed or Proscribed? The Shaping of Health Care Policy: Reproductive Rights, the Opioid Epidemic, Insurance Access and Other Critical Conditions
Rock Climbing at the Outdoor Action Climbing Wall
She Writes: Finding Your Voice and Breaking Into the Writing World
Small Roundtable Discussions
We Roar: Brainstorming the Future of Princeton Alumnae
Networking and Affinity Gatherings
Affiliated Group Reception
FLI is FLY Reception (First Generation-Low Income)
Graduate School Reception
Lady Woo Happy Hour Reception
Princeton Jewish Alumni Organization (PJAO) Reception
School of Architecture Reception
School of Engineering and Applied Science Reception
Student-Alumnae Meetup by Industry