March 28-29, 2019 | Washington, D.C.

About Women's Forum

Following the incredible success of the first university-wide Women's Forum in 2018, Georgetown University invites you to register for the 2019 Georgetown University Women’s Forum. March 28-29, 2019 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The second annual Georgetown Women's Forum will celebrate Georgetown women from each of the nine schools and will include phenomenal keynote speakers, interactive workshops, and networking opportunities. From law to business, policy to science and government, and technology to the public sector, the Forum will feature discussions on timely and intersectional issues while uniting and strengthening the Georgetown community.

Registration Fees

  • Alumni: $299
  • Public Interest/Government Alumni, Faculty and Staff: $225
  • Recent Alumni (2008-2018): $199
  • Students: $50

 

Hotel Room Block

Homewood Suites by Hilton Washington DC Convention Center (465 New York Ave NW)

  • $289 a night

Book Nook

New to the Women's Forum this year, the Book Nook features more than 100 titles by alumnae and female faculty authors. Stop by the Book Nook in the registration area to check out the variety of books, pick up a limited edition Women's Forum bookmark, and to purchase and have your book signed by ten alumnae and faculty authors doing signings over the course of the forum. Co-sponsored by the Georgetown Entertainment & Media Alliance's Hoyas in Letters.

Thursday, March 28

  • 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Mary Giuliani (C'97), Tiny Hot Dogs and The Cocktail Party & Chudney Ross (C'97), Lone Bean
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Allison Gilbert (C'92)Passed and Present & Alycia Kelly (C'02)A Criminal Magic
  • 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Leslie Crutchfield, How Change Happens: Why Some Social Movements Succeed While Others Don't, Soraya Chemaly (C'88)Rage Becomes Her, & Ambassador Melanne Verveer (SLL'66, G'69, Parent'94), Fast Forward: How Women Can Achieve Power and Purpose
  • 1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Soraya Chemaly (C'88)Rage Becomes Her, Lori Mihalich-Levin (L'05), Back to Work After Baby, Christina Van Houten (C'89), Men@Work and Fashion@Work
  • 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Ambassador Melanne Verveer (SLL'66, G'69, Parent'94)Fast Forward: How Women Can Achieve Power and Purpose
  • 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Mary Giuliani (C'97)Tiny Hot Dogs and The Cocktail Party Chudney Ross (C'97)Lone Bean

 

Friday, March 29

  • 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Mary Giuliani (C'97)Tiny Hot Dogs and The Cocktail Party Chudney Ross (C'97)Lone Bean
  • 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Jean Case, Be Fearless: 5 Principles for a Life of Breakthroughs and Purpose, Chudney Ross (C'97)Lone Bean Christina Van Houten (C'89), Men@Work and Fashion@Work
  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Mary Giuliani (C'97)Tiny Hot Dogs and The Cocktail Party Chudney Ross (C'97)Lone Bean & Christina Van Houten (C'89), Men@Work and Fashion@Work
  • 1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Mary Giuliani (C'97)Tiny Hot Dogs and The Cocktail Party Chudney Ross (C'97)Lone Bean & Christina Van Houten (C'89), Men@Work and Fashion@Work

 

Resume Review

Did you know recruiters spend an average of six seconds reviewing an individual resume? Ensure yours is ready for the next step of your career! Members of the Cawley Career Education Center, SFS Graduate Career Center, and MBA Career Center will be available throughout the forum to provide you with individualized feedback and tips on your resume.

Thursday, March 28

  • 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Moira Todd, Career Advisor, School of Foreign Service
  • 8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Maureen Carpenter, Assistant Dean, MBA Career Center, McDonough School of Business
  • 9:15 a.m. - 10 :30 a.m. Rebecca Bonco, Associate Director, School of Foreign Service
  • 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Rebecca Cassidy, Associate Director for Employer Relations, Cawley Career Education Center & Maureen Carpenter, Assistant Dean, MBA Career Center, McDonough School of Business
  • 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Susan Campbell, Director, Cawley Career Education Center  & Jacki Banks, Senior Manager, Employer Relations & Industry Advising, Cawley Career Education Center
  • 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Annie Rao, Director, Graduate Career Center
  • 3:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Moira Todd, Career Advisor, School of Foreign Service

 

Friday, March 29

  • 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Anne Steen, Executive Director, Graduate Career Center
  • 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Susan Campbell, Director, Cawley Career Education Center 
  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Rebecca Cassidy, Associate Director for Employer Relations, Cawley Career Education Center & Jacki Banks, Senior Manager, Employer Relations & Industry Advising, Cawley Career Education Center
  • 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Rebecca Bonco, Associate Director, School of Foreign Service & Anne Steen, Executive Director, Graduate Career Center

Pop-Up Shop

Take a break in between sessions to shop! Check out Nora Gardner apparel and ASHA by Ashley McCormick jewelry. 

Nora Gardner, After six years on Wall Street, Nora Gardner (C'07) noticed a pressing need for attractive women's workwear. She made a switch to fashion and has been dedicated to providing women with attire to help them feel confident, attractive and comfortable ever since. Gardner's designs feature high-quality executive wear for the modern, professional women an dare proudly made in New York.

ASHA by Ashley McCormick Jewelry, Having lived and studied in New York, Paris and Florence, Ashley Dodgen-McCormick (C'05) jewelry refelcts a love for art, travel and cosmopolitan lifestyle. As an art history major at Georgeotwn University and inspired by the world of aesthetics, Ashley launched her jewelry line to create classic pieces with a fresh appeal.

Glamsquad & Headshots

Making getting ready a whole lot easier, GLAMSQUAD coordinates the delivery of professional and affordable beautry services to your home, office, or hotel. The team of hair stylists and makeup artists in meticulously selected and currated to gaurentee consistent, high-quality results and a superior experience during every appointment. With personalized, one-on-one consultations and signature range of inspirational looks, GLAMSQUAD offers clients the full celebrity experience, helping them look and feel their best. Stop by the registration area to visit GLAMSQUAD and have your new headshot taken!

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