Chatham University

Women's Institute

Upcoming Events

3D Modeling Workshop for Entrepreneurs

In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn the basics of 3D modeling using the free online program TinkerCAD. Participants will be guided through three tutorials as a group and then have time to free build objects of

 

HR Basics for Startup and Small Business Workshop

Presenter: Jessica Eberley, CEO, HRT Solutions LLC This seminar is a collaboration between the Chatham Women’s Business Center, Paramount Co-op and HRT Solutions, LLC. During this presentation, you can expect to learn more a

 

Connecting Entrepreneurs Using Wordpress: Information Webinar

REGISTER ONLINE HEREThis webinar will provide information about the new CWBC Connecting Entrepreneurs Using Wordpress training program. This 6-week evening program is open to 15 participants and will start January 17th and is

 

Managing the Financial Operations of Your Business Workshop

This workshop will discuss the best ways to manage your cash flow, track your accounts receivable and payable and gain a better understanding of business and sales taxes. This workshop is part of the Empowering Women in C

 

Prototypes for Learning (webinar)

What is a prototype? How complete does it need to be? What can be shown to a potential user to gain feedback? This webinar will briefly introduce: paper; digital (clickable, no-code); 1 click web sites; 3D printed; hand-manuf

 

Webinar on Demystifying Customer Relationship Management Software “CRM”

Entrepreneur and certified CRM instructor Terrence Pavlin comes to the table with over 15 years of CRM expertise. Terry understands the frustration that many business owners and CRM operators feel as they try to find and impl

 

DECEMBER JUST FILMS
The Peace Agency
A fresh series of social justice films that will educate, inspire, challenge, and move you to action.

Lian Gogali and her 500 female students are a force to be reckoned with the conflict torn area of Poso, Indonesia. They are part of a powerful and successful movement for peace and justice in an area that has been racked by i

 

Introduction to Electronic Textiles for Entrepreneurs

Electronic textiles, also known as smart garments, smart clothing, smart textiles, or smart fabrics, are fabrics that enable digital components such as a battery and a light (including small computers), and electronics to be

 

Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series

Do you ask for what you want or are you waiting to be offered the opportunity that will advance your career and/or compensation? Learn how to better navigate the barriers we know women face in the workplace. Did you know: Men

 

Business Value Identification (webinar)

This session will introduce various early planning frameworks such as the Business Model Canvas, SHIP IT (pamphlet inspired by Seth Godin’s Linchpin) and the importance of focus for success. Classic business texts and reliabl

 

Using an Industrial Serger for Fashion & Product Design

This workshop will introduce entrepreneurs to the many applications of an industrial serger in fashion and product design. Lauren Sims, seamstress and entrepreneur, will demonstrate how to thread, troubleshoot, and sew using

 

JANUARY JUST FILMS
Birthright: A War Story
A fresh series of social justice films that will educate, inspire, challenge, and move you to action.

BIRTHRIGHT: A WAR STORY tells the story of women who have become collateral damage in the aggressive campaign to take control of reproductive health care and to allow states, courts and religious doctrine to govern whether, w

 

Ready to Run Pittsburgh Campaign Training for Women

Ready to Run™ Pennsylvania provides bi-partisan political training to encourage women to run for government leadership positions. The day-long program targets women considering or recently deciding to run for political office

 

PLEN: Women and Congress Submission Deadline

How does Congress really work? What would it be like to be a Congresswoman or Senator? Could I work on a congressional staff? College women considering careers in policy will learn about the legislative process in

 

Ready to Run Philadelphia Campaign Training for Women

Ready to Run™ Pennsylvania provides bi-partisan political training to encourage women to run for government leadership positions. The day-long program targets women considering or recently deciding to run for political office

 

FEBRUARY JUST FILMS
T-Rex
A fresh series of social justice films that will educate, inspire, challenge, and move you to action.

17-year-old Claressa 'T-Rex' Shields from Flint, Michigan dreams of being the first woman in history to win a gold medal in Olympic boxing. But in order for her to succeed, she'll need to stand her ground both inside and outs

 

MARCH JUST FILMS
The Revival: Women and the Word
A fresh series of social justice films that will educate, inspire, challenge, and move you to action.

THE REVIVAL: WOMEN AND THE WORD chronicles the US tour of a group of Black lesbian poets and musicians, who become present-day stewards of a historical movement to build community among queer women of color.Film screening fol

 

NEW Leadership Applications Due!

NEW Leadership Pennsylvania Summer Institute application due!

 

PLEN: Women in Global Policy Submission Deadline

College women will learn about international policy from women who work with Washington policymakers on issues that impact the entire world. Students will hear from women leaders advocating for humanitarian issues, citizen's

 

Elsie Hillman Chair in Women and Politics featuring Doris Kearns Goodwin

World renowned presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin will give a lecture on April 17, 2018. Goodwin is the author of six critically acclaimed and New York Times best-selling books, i

 

APRIL JUST FILMS
TBD
A fresh series of social justice films

Film screening followed by panel discussion/ Q&A.