PUC hosts Women's History Month programs

2014-03-26T00:00:00Z PUC hosts Women's History Month programsTimes Staff nwitimes.com
March 26, 2014 12:00 am  • 

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet is celebrating Women’s History Month with several activities on campus.

Assistant Professor of Political Science Meg Rincker will discuss “Building Networks of Women at Purdue Calumet and Beyond” at 5 p.m. today in Room 176 of the Classroom Office Building, 2200 169th St.

Workforce empowerment

PUC women alumnae leaders will offer their perspectives about workforce empowerment during a panel discussion at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the Student Union & Library’s ‘Room with a View’ (Room 150D).

Panelists are: Jennifer Fredricks, vice president of Product Program at Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago & NWI; Kimberly Hobson, director of Strategic Hospital Affiliations and South Side Healthcare Collaborative; Cindy Leahy, CEO of Engage-n-Motivate; Maggie Lybolt, owner of Prime Real Estate; Annah Mitchell, ommunications manager of the NWI Regional Transportation Authority; Donna Peters, process manager for Commercial Support at ArcelorMittal; Pamela Quintero, director, Chicago Board of Options Exchange Institute; Lisa Reed, account manager at ArcelorMittal; Ursula Saqui, CEO of Saqui Research; and Allison Stevenson, senior manager at Accenture.

In a Q&A format, the panelists will discuss career-related themes. An opportunity to network with the panelists will follow.

Book talk

PUC Assistant Professor of History Tanya Stabler discusses her forthcoming book, "The Beguines of Medieval Paris: Gender, Patronage, and Spiritual Authority," at 3:30 p.m. Monday in Room 240 of the Gyte Building.

The book examines 13th century women in Paris who enjoyed a level of patronage and esteem by devoting their lives to Christian ideals without taking formal vows.

Other information is available at webs.purduecal.edu/lass/womens-history-month-2014/.

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