2019 Workshop

Friday, March 22, 2019

All sessions in the UMass Amherst Old Chapel unless noted

View the complete Friday schedule, including participants and panel descriptions, here.

12:45 PM – 1:00 PM       Check in and Welcome

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM          Business Etiquette

2:00 PM – 3:15 PM          Jumping In: Serving on Boards and Commissions

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM          Priming the Pipeline: “First” Women in Politics

5:30 PM – 8:30 PM          Women in Public Leadership Reception and Dinner  (Location: 11th floor, UMass Campus Center)


Saturday, March 23, 2019

All sessions in the UMass Amherst Old Chapel unless noted

View the complete Saturday schedule, including participants and panel descriptions, here.

8:00 AM – 8:15 AM         Welcome & Breakfast Buffet

8:15 AM – 9:45 AM         Pathways into Politics: Breakfast with MA Politicians

10:15 AM – 11:30 AM     Resilience and Professional Risk

11:30 AM – 11:50 AM      Mindfulness Exercise

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM       Lunch with Board Members and Alums (Location: Blue Wall, Campus Center)

1:15 PM – 2:30 PM          Presidential Politics, Messaging and the Media

2:45 PM – 4:00 PM          A Global Perspective: International Advocacy and Human Rights

4:10 PM – 5:10 PM          Where Do We Go From Here?