2021 Workshop

This semester's UWiL programming, including this annual workshop, is made possible by funding from Greenfield Cooperative Bank, Baystate HealthWomen for UMass, and dozens of individual donors. Thank you!

Friday, March 26, 2021

All sessions will take place via Zoom

4:15  - 4:45 PM:  Setting the Stage for This Weekend

4:45  - 5:45 PM:  Baystate Health Virtual Networking Reception

6:15  - 6:45 PM:  Q&A with Keynote Speaker

7:00  - 8:00 PM:  Keynote Lecture: Leadership During Crisis

  • Welcome: Michelle Goncalves ‘06G, Executive Director, UWiL
  • Student Speaker: Esther Oh ’19 ’20MPA
  • Featured Speaker: Carmen Yulín Cruz, Mayor, San Juan, Puerto Rico

 

Saturday, March 27, 2021

All sessions will take place via Zoom

9:00 - 10:30 AM:  Managing Emergencies, Tragedy and the Unexpected: Advice from Current Leaders

10:30 -10:35 AM:  Mindfulness Break

10:35 - 11:00 AM:  Break

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM:  Gender, Race, & COVID-19: Unequal Impact & Policy Implications

12:30 - 1:30 PM:  Lunch Break

1:30 - 1:40 PM:  Mindfulness Break

1:40 - 2:45 PM:  Watch Party: Councilwoman

2:45 - 3:45 PM: Q&A Discussion with current Councilwomen

3:45 - 4:00 PM:  Wrap Up