Leadership and Equity: Where are we now?
As we settle into social distancing and watch for the opportunity to return to our daily routines keep this site bookmarked for virtual events and updates on our 2020 conference plans. Whether we have a face to face conference or decide to do something virtual, know that your board is continuing to identify and bring content that is beneficial to you, our members!
UPCOMING 2020 MEMBER EVENTS
The theme for this year is “Leadership and Equity: Where are we now?” UCW joins women across our nation in recognizing the passage, 100 years ago, of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote. And the subsequent Civil Rights victory 55 years ago extending that right to previously excluded women of color.
September 16, 2020 – Member Rush! Today is your opportunity to renew or join University Career Women. Meet with us today from noon – 1 pm to learn more or email us at UnuversityCareerWomen@exchange.asu.edu .
October 8, 2020 Importance of Voting Panel – As we approach the presidential election this year we have an opportunity to become the informed electorate that our constitutional fathers envisioned. A panel will answer your non-partisan questions about the electoral process. Join us to learn how you may control your engagement with the political process.
November 10th, Virtual Coffee – We can’t meet at the campus coffee shops right now but we can bring our own coffee or tea to network and dialogue with each other on Zoom.
December 4, 2020 ASU University Career Women Annual Conference (more information to follow). Keynote Speaker – Janelle Wood, Black Mothers Forum
Block the date now for our 2020 ASU UCW Annual Conference
Events are held throughout the year to engage our membership around the personal and professional development issues, interests and needs of women at ASU. Recent events have included:
Aug. 5 Lunchtime Speaker: Tempe Police Chief Sylvia Moir 12:00 – 1 pm Tempe Police Chief, Sylvia Moir talked candidly with us about her career path growth through experience. Three take aways from her talk were:
– Equilibrium – Do not take personal attacks personally.
– “Condemnation, criticism or praise is about the role that I fill not about Syvia Moor.”
– Increase your individual capacity for taking the heat. It permeates the unit, department, or divisions capability as well.
June 17 Lunchtime Speaker: Arizona Regent Fred DuVal 12:00 – 1 pm This was an extremely interesting and engaging event held over zoom, where we learned about the many duties of the Arizona Board of Regents, and how what they do intertwines with our state university operations.
May 21 Board Candidate Meet-up with Ice Cream 12:00 – 1 pm Candidates for UCW Board positions are announced at this event. Final nominations are also invited so if you have been thinking of joining the board this is the time become engaged. Bring your ice cream or a cool summer salad and join us on Zoom to meet your 2020-2021 UCW board candidates!
April 23 Virtual Spring Luncheon 12:00 – 1 pm Every luncheon comes with great food. This time you choose the food and join us for a Virtual Luncheon! RSVP Here Today!
Feb. 14 UCW Valentines Celebration 8:30 am – 9:30 am This was a powerful meeting with an excellent presentation on the HIP program offered through Employee Wellness.
Dec. 12 Holiday Luncheon / Adopt a Family –11:30 am – 1 pm – The holiday luncheon was a great time of wrapping gifts and really showing up big for our Adopt a Family gift giving. Way to go UCW!
Nov. 14th Coffee Talk @ Hayden Library 7:30 am – 9 am – Our fall coffee talk was a great time to touch base, network and meet people from other areas of the campus. Watch for the next coffee talk soon.
Fall Luncheon – Sept. 20th Joann Stott with the Employee Assistance Office presented on the different “hats” we wear in our daily lives and how to find balance during the holiday season.
Leadership, Team Building, & Culture – Oct. 16th Charli Turner-Throne ASU Women’s Basketball Coach presented on our C.O.R.E. strength as professionals emphasizing that it is “who we are before what we do” that truly matters in life.
Our goal is to engage with women and men throughout ASU and beyond who care about the professional development of women at ASU. We plan events through the year to network and grow both in our personal and professional lives. If you would like to host a Coffee Talk or event at your campus email the events committee chair TRUDY.PEREZ@asu.edu If you would like to help build a UCW presence on your campus, or help us continue to grow as an organization, contact our president Adero Allison at UniversityCareerWomen@exchange.asu.edu about joining the UCW board. Include your topic in the subject line.
All Board meetings are scheduled with Zoom or teleconference access included.