Past Events

August 2020

August 26, 2020
3:00pm Winning Women: Yale Women in Elected Office

What does it take to fun for office – and win? Please join 50WomenAtYale150 and Patti Russo of The Campaign School at Yale in conversation with three Yale women in elected office. Panelists include Lt. Governor of Connecticut, Susan Bysiewicz ‘83; Connecticut State Representative Gail Lavielle ‘81 MA; and Florida State Representative Dotie Joseph ‘01.

Register for this event


Open to: General Public
August 19, 2020
12:00pm The Happiness Project: A Book Club Conversation

Join 50WomenatYale150 for another conversation with author Gretchen Rubin ’89, ’94 JD. She’ll join us for a discussion of her global bestseller, THE HAPPINESS PROJECT, which is the Yale Alumni Book Club selection for August 2020. This session will be moderated by Elvira Duran ’04 and Jessica Price ’04. It is co-sponsored by the Yale Latino Alumni Network (YLAN) and YaleWomen.

Register for this event


Open to: General Public
August 18, 2020
12:00pm Slow Down and Walk with Okwui Okpokwasili ’96

Join 50WomenAtYale150 for this exclusive interview with dancer, choreographer, writer, and MacArthur Fellow Okwui Okpokwasili ‘96, who will share thoughts on the inspiration for her work and craft. Dr. Nadine George-Graves ‘93, Chair and Professor of Dance at The Ohio State University, will moderate the conversation. This event is co-sponsored by YaleWomen and the Yale Black Alumni Association.

Register for this event


Open to: General Public
August 14, 2020
5:00pm at home: Artists in Conversation | Rina Banerjee

Join the Yale Center for British Art for a discussion with artist Rina Banerjee ’95 MFA. Rachel Stratton, the Center’s Postdoctoral Research Associate, will lead the session. This event is part of “at Home: Artists in Conversation,” bringing together curators and artists to discuss various artistic practices.

Register for this event


Open to: General Public
August 12, 2020
8:00pm The Future of Digital Health II: HealthVenture & New York Presbyterian

Join Accelerate Yale in the second of a two-part series on the future of digital health. The webinar will feature a conversation between Donna Lecky, JD, MBA ‘16 of HealthVenture in New Haven and Pamela Sutton-Wallace Wallace MPH ‘97, SVP and Regional COO of New York Presbyterian Hospital. They will discuss innovations in healthcare technology, and how healthcare providers are responding during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The session will be moderated by Sharon Mwale MPH ‘16 of HealthVenture.

Register for this event


Open to: General Public
August 11, 2020
12:00pm One in Four: LGBTQ+ Women of Yale College — History and Community

Join us for a special 50WomenAtYale150 event with six LGBTQ+ alumnae of Yale College as they reflect on their time at Yale and beyond. The 90-minute session will include a moderated panel and interactive breakout rooms for participants to foster connections and build community. This event is co-sponsored by Yale GALA and YaleWomen.


Open to: General Public
August 4, 2020
2:00pm Pink Shackles: The Locking Down and Freeing Up of American Girls

In depth interview with Leslie Acoca ’72, who exposes the injustice faced by girls and women behind bars in 22 U.S. states. This event is hosted by YaleWomen of Northern California and co-sponsored by 50WomenAtYale150.

Event time: 2:00pm ET / 11:00am PT

Register for this event


Open to: General Public