Category Archives: Events

Fall 2017 Schedule

Below are the events currently scheduled for the Fall 2017 semester. With any questions or suggestions, please stop by IWL in Academic Building 206 (next to the Registrar’s office) or email iwl@nichols.edu

  • IWL Open House ~ Wednesday September 6, 2017  1:00-2:15 pm > Campus is invited to stop by IWL for refreshments and to learn more about IWL’s activities and plans.   
  • Staff/Faculty Lean In Circle ~ Monday September 11, 2017  1:30-2:15 pm > Monthly gathering for learning, connection, and motivation with female staff and faculty in a supportive, open environment.  
  • Student Lean In Circle ~ Wednesday September 13, 2017  1:30-2:15 pm > First monthly Women of Nichols Lean In Circle of the semester, offering motivation, learning, support and connections with other female students in a supportive, open environment. Lean in Circles are held worldwide with women of all ages. 
  • First-Year Students Dinner ~ Tuesday September 19, 2017  5:00-7:00 pm > The IWL Student Advisory Panel will host a get-to-know-you catered dinner for all female first-year students. 
  • Awareness Event ~ Monday September 25, 2017 1:30-2:15 pm
    Highlighting the wage gap and demand equal pay for equal work for Native Pacific Women.
  • Staff/Faculty Lean In Circle ~ Monday October 2, 2017  1:30-2:15 pm > Monthly gathering for learning, connection, and motivation with female staff and faculty in a supportive, open environment.  
  • Student Lean In Circle ~ Wednesday October 4, 2017  1:30-2:15 pm > Monthly gathering for learning, support, and connection with other female students.  
  • IWL Student Advisory Panel Dinner ~ Wednesday, October 4, 2017   4:30-6:00 pm  > Introductory dinner for the 2017-2018 panel, and to plan for the year ahead. 
  • Conversation Project Lunch ~ Tuesday October 17, 2017  1:30-2:15 pm  > Guest: Jennifer Kushell, author and founder of YSN, Your Success Now. Made possible by a collaboration with the Fischer Institute 
  • Conversation Project Dinner ~Wednesday October 18, 2017  5:00-7:00 pm > Guest: Social Worker providing court ordered treatment & Manager in Court System  
  • College Connection Mentoring Program/Part I ~ Thursday October 26, 2017 8:30-2:00 pm  > Volunteer Nichols students spent the day mentoring a group of high school juniors on: visioning their future, networking, and assertive communication.   
  • Student Lean In Circle ~ Wednesday November 1, 2017  1:30-2:15 pm > Monthly gathering for learning, support, and connection with other female students. 
  • Awareness Event ~ Thursday November 2, 2017 1:30-2:15 pm > Highlighting the wage gap and demand equal pay for equal work for Latina Women
  • Staff/Faculty Lean In Circle ~ Monday November 6, 2017  1:30-2:15 pm > Monthly gathering for learning, connection, and motivation with female staff and faculty in a supportive, open environment.  
  • Conversation Project Dinner ~ Tuesday November 7, 2017 5:00-7:00 pm > Guest: Guest: Elaine DeCiutiis ’02 MBA’04, risen to a high level in Corporate Finance at General Dynamics Electric Boat, a multi-billion-dollar contractor of the Department of Defense. Current outreach director of the New England Shoreline Chapter of Women In Defense.
  • Film: Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Matthai ~ Wednesday November 8, 2017  4:30-7:00 pm > This film is the story of Nobel Peace Prize Winner Laureate Wangari Matthai who began a national movement for safeguarding the environment, human rights, and democracy by planting trees.   
  • Conversation Project Dinner ~ Monday November 13, 2017  5:00-7:00 pm > Guest: International Business guest from Santander Bank 
  • Conversation Project Dinner ~ Tuesday November 28, 2017  5:00-7:00 pm > Guest at this dinner to be announced.Staff/Faculty Lean In Circle ~ Monday December 4, 2017 1:30-2:15 pm > Monthly gathering for learning, connection, and motivation with female staff and faculty in a supportive, open environment. This month’s topic: TBD
  • Massachusetts Conference for Women in Boston ~ Wednesday December 6, 2017  (6:45am departure, return to Nichols at 7:00pm) > A small group will represent Nichols College at the largest women’s conference in the country.   
  • Student Lean In Circle ~ Thursday December 7, 2017  1:30-2:15 pm > Monthly gathering for learning, support, and connection with other female students.  

 

Spring 2017 Calendar

We hope you will join us at some of our events this semester!
Email reminders with details will be sent to students prior to each event. Any questions, please email iwl@nichols.edu or call 508-213-2443.

  • Film: Joy ~ January 30, 3:45p.m. Based on true story of entrepreneur and self-made millionaire Joy Mangano. Cultural event, co-sponsored with Fischer Institute.
  • Student Lean In Circle ~ February 1, 3:30-4:30p.m. First Wednesday every month in IWL. Casual gathering for fun, development, and support with other female students.
  • Love Your Selfie ~ February 14, 1:30-3:30p.m. Positive messages, photo booth & candy! Conceived by the IWL Student Advisory Panel.
  • Faculty/Staff Lean In Circle ~ February 16, 12:00-1:00p.m (rescheduled from Feb. 13). Monthly gathering for learning, connection, and motivation with female staff and faculty in a supportive, open environment.  
  • Campus Presentation of 2017 Massachusetts Women’s Leadership Index ~March 1, 1:30p.m. Hear about this IWL research project, and learn about Massachusetts measures up against other states.
  • Student Lean In Circle ~ March 1, 3:30-4:30p.m. First Wednesday every month, 3:30-4:30, in IWL. Casual gathering for fun, development, and support with other female students.
  • Faculty/Staff Lean In Circle ~ March 6, 4:30-5:30pm. Monthly gathering for learning, connection, and motivation with female staff and faculty in a supportive, open environment.
  • College Connection Mentoring Program/ Part II ~ March 8. Volunteer Nichols students will spend the day mentoring a group of high school juniors on: the college search and application process, as well as transitioning from high school. Made possible in part by grant from American Association of University Women.
  • Guest Speaker/Cultural ~ Olympian Angela Hucles ~ March 22, 7:00p.m
    Two-time women’s soccer Olympic Gold Medalist Angela Hucles will speak about leadership and empowerment through sport.
  • Empowering Women in Business Conference ~ March 23, 1:00-7:00p.m. Nichols presents 7th annual conference, welcoming professional women in the region for networking, skill building, and inspiration. Visit www.empowering-women.biz for information. Registration required.
  • Campus Leadership Summit ~ March 26, 1:00-6:00p.m. Planned in conjunction with other departments on campus, students apply to be part of a day of professional development and brainstorming. Designed to bring together student leaders from a variety of areas on campus.
  • Faculty/Staff Lean In Circle ~ April 3, 4:30-5:30p.m. Monthly gathering for learning, connection, and motivation with female staff and faculty in a supportive, open environment.
  • Conversation Project Dinner: April 3, time TBD. Join fellow students for dinner with a professional guest in a casual, conversational setting. Limited seats; registration required.
  • Negotiation Workshop: April 4, time TBD. In partnership with the American Association of University Women, female Nichols students will be trained in assertive, respectful negotiation techniques, in an effort to help decrease the gender wage gap. Limited seats; registration required.
  • Student Lean In Circle ~ April 5, 3:30-4:30p.m. First Wednesday every month, 3:30-4:30, in IWL. Casual gathering for fun, development, and support with other female students.
  • Awareness Week & Equal Pay Day Bake Sale: April 10-14, various times. Members of the IWL Student Advisory Panel will hold a series of events designed to raise awareness on campus on the issues of women and leadership. At the Equal Pay Day Bake Sale, a nationwide awareness event, men will pay $1.00 while women will pay $0.75 – to underscore the impact of the gender wage gap.
  • Improv Workshop: April 13, 3:30-5:00p.m. Fun and interactive workshop co-presented with the Marketing & Communication Student Club. Limited seats available.
  • Cultural: the Status of Women Leaders ~ April 20, 2017, 1:30p.m. Learn about the representation and status of female leaders in various industries.