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Schedule

* Please note: some event details are still being updated. Schedule subject to change.

1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Maclean House

Check-In

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Celebrating Strong, Feisty and Imaginative Women: Storytelling From International Folklore

Women face challenges with intelligence and humor in delightful tales from the oral tradition.

Presented by Susan Danoff ’75, Joanne Epply-Schmidt ’82 and Tara McGowan ’90

Presenter(s)

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

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

2:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Multiple Locations
2:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Princeton Garden Theatre

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.

Maggie Betts ’99, Director and Screenwriter, in conversation with Alison Boden, Dean of Religious Life and the Chapel

Garden Theatre (2 hrs, 3 min running time)

Presenter(s)

5:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Alexander Hall - Richardson Auditorium

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Jennifer A. Daniels ’93, President, Alumni Association of Princeton University, and Chair, Alumni Council

Presenter(s)

5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Alexander Hall - Richardson Auditorium

They Didn’t Know Their Place: Adapting the Work of Jane Austen, Edith Wharton and The Life of Carole King

Douglas McGrath ’80, Filmmaker and Playwright

Limited discount tickets are available for purchase for Douglas McGrath’s ’80 adaptation of The Age of Innocence. Visit tickets.mccarter.org and use promo code: SHEROARS.

Presenter(s)

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
New South Hall Tent

Opening Reception

7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Lewis Arts Complex

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.

7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center

The Age of Innocence

Adapted for the stage by Douglas McGrath ’80

Limited discount tickets available for purchase. Visit tickets.mccarter.org and use promo code: SHEROARS

9:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wallace Theater in the Lewis Arts Complex

“A” Train

“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
ATraintheplay.com

Produced by McCarter Theatre Center in association with The Lewis Center for the Arts

Presenter(s)

6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
Multiple Locations

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.

Presenter(s)

7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Poe Field Tent

Check-In

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Poe Field Tent

Breakfast with Congresswoman Terri Sewell ’86, U.S. Representative, 7th Congressional District, Alabama

Introduction by Treby Williams ’84, Executive Vice President

Presenter(s)

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Maclean House

Check-In

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Jadwin Gymnasium

“Keep the Damned Women Out” With Nancy Weiss Malkiel, Professor of History, Emerita and Former Dean of the College

Introduction by Robert K. Durkee ’69, Vice President and Secretary

Presenter(s)

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Jadwin Gymnasium

A Conversation With President Christopher L. Eisgruber ’83

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Poe Field Tent

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

Presenter(s)

4:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Jadwin Gymnasium

Check-In

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Jadwin Gymnasium

A Conversation with Sonia Sotomayor ’76 and Elena Kagan ’81, Associate Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States

Introduction by Ramona E. Romero, General Counsel

Moderated by Heather Gerken ’91, Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law at Yale Law School

Presenter(s)

6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Jadwin Gymnasium

Dinner by Decade

Wine-paired dinner featuring wines from Kingston Family Vineyards

7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Maclean House

Check-In

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Multiple Locations

Grab and Go Breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Multiple Locations

Heart-to-Heart: In-Depth Dialogues with Pioneering Princetonians

Majka Burhardt ’98, Professional Climber and Executive Director, Legado, interviewed by Julia Boorstin Samuelson ’00, CNBC Senior Media & Entertainment Correspondent

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.

Gabrielle Sulzberger ’81, General Partner of Fontis Partners, interviewed by Kim Goodwin ’81, CEO, Avanico Holdings

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.

Helen Zia ’73, Author and Activist, interviewed by Melanie Lawson ’76, News Anchor and Reporter, KTRK-TV ABC-13

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.

Presenter(s)

10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Break

12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Poe Field

Group Photo

12:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Poe Field Tent

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

Presenter(s)

3:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Break

6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Jadwin Gymnasium

Reception and Closing Dinner with Ellie Kemper ’02, Actress, Comedienne and Writer

Remarks by Kathryn A. Hall ’80, Chair, Board of Trustees

Presenter(s)

10:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Poe Field Tent

Late Night Roar

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