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Pepperdine University to Celebrate Women's History Month

March 5, 2021  | 2 min read

Women's History Month - Pepperdine UniversityAs the United States commemorates Women’s History Month throughout the month of March, Pepperdine University will celebrate the achievements of women in business, leadership, and the community with a series of virtual special engagements that will explore women’s voices, perspectives, and experiences in their personal and professional lives.

This year’s events and activities will include:

International Women's Day: Learn, Inspire, Challenge
March 8 | 11:30 AM PST
Featuring a panel of women in leadership, including Pepperdine alumnae, this mini-conference will explore how women are taking the lead in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion, persevering with resilience, and engaging their communities to join together.
Presented by Graziadio Business School

The Power of Peer Community: How We Can Help Increase the Participation of Women on Boards
March 10 | Noon PST
C200, Equilar, and the Center for Women in Leadership will examine the development of an upcoming report that will explore how a woman’s social network has the potential to lead to more women acquiring board appointments, how some women are already utilizing their social networks for this reason, and why more women should consider this approach.
Presented by the Center for Women in Leadership

Women in Leadership: Navigating Through Power Structures, Personal Challenges, and a Pandemic
March 11 | 5:30 PM PST
Moderated by recognized family law practitioner, Stacy D. Phillips, the panel will share successes and setbacks in the workplace and in life, and assess how the coronavirus pandemic has amplified obstacles and created opportunities that did not previously exist.
Presented by the Graduate School of Education and Psychology

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Her Legacy of Women's Rights
March 23 | 12:45 PM
Panelists will discuss the career and legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, including an examination of her early career, opinions she authored on women's equality, and a critical look at the effectiveness of her method of promoting equality throughout her career on the bench.
Presented by the Women's Legal Association and the CSOL Office of Diversity and Belonging

UNBIAS: Addressing Unconscious Bias at Work
March 30 | Noon PST
Stacey A. Gordon (MBA ’07), chief diversity strategist at Rework Work, and Kim Blue Terell, vice president, people experience at Zoom.com, will discuss actions everyone can take to identify bias, and analyze the tools needed for actively removing barriers to create and sustain healthy, inclusive, and equitable workplace environments. 
Presented by the Center for Women in Leadership

For additional information about these events, and to register to attend, visit Pepperdine University’s Women’s History Month website.