Mindfulness Session on the Quad
April 29, 2022, The Quad
All were welcome to join for a collective moment of mindfulness. Participants enjoyed an opportunity to destress, emphasize personal well-being and find peace and stability within themselves. The session, led by Tami Reilly, director of fitness and well-being, and Terri Johnson, associate vice president of operations, focused on letting go of the past, opening up to the summer and moving forward. As always, the session was offered to all students, faculty and staff.
Webinar on Leadership with Dr. Anne Taylor
April 26, 2022, Zoom
The People's United Center for Women & Business Women of Color Professional Development Series concluded with its third and final event, a webinar on leadership with Dr. Anne Taylor. Intended for those who self-identify as women of color, this webinar was driven by student inquiries and perspectives. Dr. Taylor shared insights into the transition from entering a field of study to becoming an accomplished professional as she continues to forge a path for women of color who aspire to create their own legacy. This event was presented in collaboration with the Association of Women in Surgery, the American Medical Women’s Association, the Inclusion and Diversity Council, the Student National Medical Association and the Latino Medical Student Association.
Watch the Webinar on Leadership
Authenticity in the Workplace Workshop
April 18, 2022, Zoom
The second event in the People's United Center for Women & Business Women of Color Professional Development Series, this virtual authenticity in the workplace workshop was designed for students and professionals who self-identify as women of color. Attendees explored, reflected and discussed the three selves of the authenticity principle during this interactive workshop. The workshop served as an opportunity to join other women of color as they grounded themselves in a mindfulness exercise and then discussed their experiences in spaces as well as how they might affect change. The workshop was presented in collaboration with the Department of Cultural & Global Engagement.
Inaugural Eileen Peters Farley ('68) Speaker Series Luncheon
March 30, 2022, University Club
The center hosted the Inaugural Eileen Peters Farley ('68) Speaker Series luncheon to kick off the Eileen Peters Farley ('68) Speaker Series. The inaugural event honored Hang Black as the recipient of the 2022 Impact Award for her passionate advocacy of women in the workplace.
Salary Negotiations Workshop
March 22, 2022, Zoom
The first event in the People's United Center for Women & Business Women of Color Professional Development Series center offered a virtual salary negotiations training workshop designed for students and professionals who self-identify as women of color. The workshop was presented in partnership with the Department of Cultural & Global Engagement with support from the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs, the College of Arts and Sciences Advising Center and the Collaborative for Interdisciplinary/Integrative Studies.
Women in Technology Panel
March 2, 2022, Student Center Piazza
The panel highlighted women in technology and focused on their career paths, struggles and successes. The panelists included Quinnipiac Alumni and Computer Information Systems Advisory Council members who have had dynamic careers in different industries. The idea behind this panel was to spotlight female leaders who could connect with current students and share their stories.
PUCWB Fireside Chat
February 14, 2022, CCE 101
Newly elected Hamden Mayor, Lauren Garrett, President Judy Olian, and School of Business Dean, Holly Raider discussed evolving leadership challenges and opportunities.
PUCWB Wood Pallet Sign Painting Night
February 10, Student Center Piazza
A fun night for members of the Quinnipiac community to paint, de-stress and customize their own 12”X12” wood pallet sign as their own new home décor or create a great gift. All supplies and step-by-step instructions on how to make a sign were provided.
Salary Negotiations Workshops
February 8, 2022
Session 1 (for students): Maureen McCarthy, PhD and Sarah Lawson, PhD
Session 2 (for professionals): Julia Fullick-Jagiela, PhD
The People’s United Center for Women & Business offered free virtual salary negotiations training sessions designed for students and professionals, presented in partnership with the Women’s and Gender Studies Program with support from the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs, the College of Arts and Sciences Advising Center and the Collaborative for Interdisciplinary/Integrative Studies.