Promoting Women's Professional and Personal Development

UMass Building Bridges - LIVE!

This year's Building Bridges Showcase will be held online from June 30 - July 9th, featuring live sessions at Noon and 8 pm on select days.

Artist profiles and the registration link are shown below to access ~50 virtual galleries, watch inspiring performances, and celebrate the creative submissions from colleagues across campus. We are especially proud to note, that USA Treasurer Donna Vanasse is one of the showcased artists performing labor songs that she has recorded since the COVID-closure! 

Staying connected to one another and discovering common interests is a critical way to promote diversity. Thanks, very much for your ongoing support to advance this cross-cultural, multi-union collaboration at this pivotal moment for our campus and fellow colleagues.

Women's Leadership Conference - Postponed to 4/2021

Due to concerns around the Coronavirus and following guidance from the CDC, WHO and Massachusetts Department of Public Health regarding large gatherings, Bay Path University has made the decision to postpone the Women’s Leadership Conference (WLC) to April 9, 2021, at the Mass Mutual Center in Springfield.

For more information, please go to their webiste:

https://www.baypathconference.com/

 

The Massachusetts Conference For Women will be online!

Date:  Thursday, December 10, 2020

They are designing a unique event for these times that will deliver the same quality you’ve come to expect in a highly interactive virtual-only experience. (This will replace an in-person event at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in 2020.)

Keynotes are Awkwafina and Doris Kearns Goodwin.  For more on speakers, go here:   https://www.maconferenceforwomen.org/speakers/

Registration opens Wednesday, June 24, 2020—at promptly 9 a.m.

Cost:  The early bird ticket price is $125 per person. The price will go up to $150 per person on July 24th.

The Massachusetts Conference for Women - Registration Opens June 3!

Plan to attend the Massachusetts Conference for Women!

The 16th annual Massachusetts Conference for Women will take place on Thursday, December 10, 2020.   Registration opens on June 3!

Opening Night at the Conference will be held the evening before, December 9th, from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. (This is a separate, ticketed event.)

The Workplace Summit will also be held December 9th, from 1:00 to 5:00 pm. (This is a separate, ticketed event.)

Two Days • Three Events • Dec. 9 & 10, 2020 

Location:

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
415 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210
massconvention.com

Ticket prices for 2020 have not yet been set. 

For reference, 2019 ticket prices were:

Opening Night: $40
Workplace Summit: $75
Conference: $199 each/ $1,990 for a table for 10 (Please note we did not offer tables of 12 for the 2019 Conference)

Wicked Tulips Flower Farm: U-Pick Event!

Wicked Tulips has the largest u-pick tulip field in New England- tulip lovers! Tiptoe through more than 800,000 tulips, experience the sights, sounds, and smells of spring on a historic farm and bring home a fresh hand picked bouquet of the most amazing tulips you have ever seen. Young, old, singles, families, friends, romantic dates, green thumbs or black thumbs, bring your camera a blanket and prepare to make some beautiful memories.

Location:  1 Arnold Place, Exeter, RI 02822

They expect to open Late April or Early May and close Mid or Late May.  Check site for bloom status!

https://wickedtulips.com/pages/u-pick-event-sub-homepage

 

The Western New England Spring Bridal Show - March 8th

The Western New England Spring Bridal Show kicks off on March 8th at the MassMutual Center! 
     Sunday, Mar 8, 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM
     MassMutual Center
     1277 Main St, Springfield, MA

The exhibition hall opens at 11am where you'll find the most amazing displays from the area's finest wedding professionals and businesses. Be prepared to gather information, register for prizes and appointments, have fun in photo booths, browse aisle after aisle of inspiring displays, plus enjoy food samples, and especially cake, all while planning your wedding!

 

For more information.

 

UMass Green Building Self-Guided Walking Tour

Summer is coming, and if you have family, friends or colleagues visiting the campus, please consider using our Green Building Self-Guided Walking Tour map, to showcase our wonderful green buildings and learn more about their sustainability strategies. 

The map application allows you to view facility summaries and access all of the building websites prior to visiting, or to turn your smart phone into a virtual guide.

https://www.umass.edu/cp/green-buildings-self-guided-walking-tour

 

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