Duke Women's Weekend February 20-22, 2020

Nearly 600 women convened on Duke's campus for Women's Weekend, a biennial conference for alumnae, faculty members, administrative leaders and current students to share life experiences, impart wisdom and grow their connections.

"Duke in Dialogue with Sue Gordon ‘80" Moderator: Patricia A. Baker-Simon '86
"Women’s Health and Well-Being" Moderator: Mary E. Klotman '76, M'80, HS'80-'85, Panelists: Jacqui McMillian-Bohler, Shelly Hwang, Heather Whitson MHS'09, HS'00-'04, HS'05-'06
"It's about conversations and interactions that focus on who we are, not just what we do." - Women's Weekend participant
"Duke Women's Weekend creates the perfect environment for powerful initiatives, progressive change and fresh insight." - Women's Weekend participant
Kate Bowler PhD'10, associate professor of the history of Christianity in North America at Duke Divinity School, delivered the keynote address on “Life After Perfect,” drawing on her experiences after she was unexpectedly diagnosed with Stage IV cancer at age 35.
"Finding Your Balance: Bringing together Faith, Family and Work" Panelist: Fatimah Salleh MDiv'16 Moderator: Hope Morgan Ward '73, MDiv'78, P'01 Panelists: J. Dana Trent MDiv'06, Lynn Holmes MDiv'19
“History Updated: The Voice of Mary Magdalene” Elizabeth Schrader PhD'22, Doctoral Candidate in Early Christianity, Duke University
Rachel Greenwald P'23
Shoshana Silverstein JD'20
Arsheen Allam MBA'17

Women’s Suffrage: Rubenstein Library

Weekend attendees were given the opportunity to get an interactive look at the road to the ratification of the 19th Amendment.

This session included a panel discussion, a hands-on activity and a guided show-and-tell through a curated collection of ephemera that captures the spirit of the women who fought for women's right to vote.

"Community Champion: How to be a Change Agent in your own Back Yard" Panelists: Victoria Bright '10, Ashley Crowder Stanley '77, MDiv'80, P'06, P'09, P'12, Martha Monserrate '81, MS'82, P'13 Moderator: Stelfanie Williams '98
Brooks Bell '02
Nicole Wittstein JD'20
"You Got This! - Tools for Beating Imposter Syndrome" Panelists: Valerie Ashby, Diana Holland AM'99, Lisa Borders '79, Moderator: Mimi Bliss '88
Victoria Bright '10, Ashley Crowder Stanley '77, MDiv'80, Martha Monserrate '81, MS'82, Stelfanie Williams '98
"Practitioner Potpourri" with Brooks Bell '02

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