Past Events

July 2020

July 21, 2020
3:00pm Gretchen Rubin: Happiness in Times of Uncertainty

As part of the ongoing celebration of 50 years of women in Yale College and 150 years of women at the university, please join us for this special conversation with New York Times best-selling author and happiness expert Gretchen Rubin ‘89, ‘94 JD.

The session will be moderated by special needs advocate and journalist Eraina Ferguson ‘10 MAR.

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Open to: General Public
July 16, 2020
6:00pm Live Cooking Demo: Pad Thai with Chef Vanda Asapahu

Calling all cooks! #50WomenAtYale150 is pleased to present a live cooking demonstration of classic Pad Thai with Chef Vanda Asapahu ‘06 MPH. Asapahu is the owner/chef of her family’s restaurant Ayara Thai Cuisine in Los Angeles.

For those who wish to cook from scratch, a list of ingredients will be provided via email in advance of the session.

This session is cosponsored by the Yale Food and Drink Facebook group.

Please register for this event.


Open to: General Public
July 15, 2020
1:00pm Women’s Health in the Time of COVID-19

The director of Women’s Health Research at Yale, Dr. Carolyn M. Mazure, and leading immunologist Dr. Akiko Iwasaki discussed major new research in investigating sex differences to advance women’s health. This conversation was moderated by Yale Medalist Susanna Krentz ‘80. It was co-sponsoed by the YaleWomen, the Yale Alumni Health Network, Women’s Health Research at Yale, 50WomenAtYale150, and supported by the Yale Alumni Association Shared Interest Groups.


Open to: General Public
July 8, 2020
12:00pm The Accidental Entrepreneur: A Fireside Chat with Melissa Biggs Bradley, CEO of Indagare

Join #50WomenAtYale150 in an exclusive conversation with Melissa Biggs Bradley ‘89, founder and CEO of Indagare.com. Indagare is an innovative digital travel company that combines curated content with high-touch service. Melissa has been recognized as a pioneering entrepreneur in the luxury travel space, and Indagare has been named to Inc.’s Fastest Growing Companies in the US and to Crain’s 50 fastest growing companies in New York.


Open to: General Public