ACE Women's Network: Pennsylvania

Philly PA ACE Networking Breakfast

Philadelphia PA ACE Networking and Membership Breakfast
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
8:30 – 10:30 AM EDT

Temple University, Shusterman Hall
1838 North Park Ave. | Philadelphia PA 19122

Join us for a networking and membership breakfast this fall. Through interactive dialogue, Temple University’s Provost, JoAnne Epps, will share her experiences as a champion for women and minorities in both the field of law and higher education, as well as her personal journey to leadership at Temple University. Dr. Stephanie Fiore, Senior Director at the Center for the Advancement of Teaching, will lead the dynamic conversation. Bring your business cards and plan to network!

Biography: JoAnne A. Epps
A member of the faculty of Temple Law School since 1985, JoAnne Epps served as Dean of Temple Law School from 2008-2016. In July, she stepped down as Dean to assume the role of Executive Vice President and Provost of Temple University. She is the author and co-author of several books and articles on Evidence and Trial Advocacy. A three-time honoree by Lawyers of Color Magazine as one of the 100 most influential black lawyers in the country, Epps was named by National Jurist Magazine in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 as one of the 25 most influential people in legal education. She serves on several non-profit Boards, is a member of the Philadelphia Board of Ethics, and is the court-appointed monitor of the settlement of the lawsuit challenging Philadelphia’s stop and frisk activity. A former Deputy City Attorney for the City of Los Angeles and Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Epps continues to keep teaching among her many activities.

Western PA ACE Networking Event

ACE Western PA Networking Event
Thursday, September 14, 2017
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT

Penn State Beaver
Special Events Room, Student Union Building
100 University Drive | Monaca, PA 15061

Join us for an ACE Western PA Women’s Networking event, featuring President Karen Whitney of Clarion University. Registration opening shortly.

3:00-3:15 pm
Introductions

3:15-4:00 pm
President Karen Whitney, Clarion University
Dr. Whitney has more than 30 years experience in higher education, most recently at Clarion, where she has worked to raise the university’s reputation for academic quality and high-impact college experiences. Her efforts include $150 million worth of renovation and construction projects designed to enrich student learning and the community engagement experience. Dr. Whitney will share her pathway to the presidency as well as her thoughts for successful pathways for future presidents.

4:00-5:00 pm
How are you paving your pathway to your next leadership role and hopefully to a presidency?
Participants will break into small groups to discuss their leadership goals and brainstorm possible pathways led by Dr. Andrea Adolph, Western Region Coordinator, ACE PA Network and Director of Academic Affairs, Penn State New Kensington; Dr. Jenifer Cushman, Presidential Sponsor ACE PA Women’s Network and Chancellor, Penn State Beaver; Dr. Melinda Stephens, Chief Academic Officer and Dean of Undergraduate Programs, Geneva College; and Dr. Karen Whitney.

Save the Date! July 27-28, 2017

What are you “up” to this summer? Come join the PA ACE Women’s Network’s First Annual Leadership Conference and Retreat from July 27-28, 2017.

“Unconventional Journeys as Pathways to Leadership”
Cabrini University: Radnor, PA

As talented women in higher education committed to developing leadership opportunities, let’s come together to build “up” our career muscles.

Whether you teach, coach, mentor, or manage, are you:

  • Wondering how to grow your leadership capacity?
  • Feeling like your professional brand needs a boost up?
  • Wanting to learn how to cultivate your networking skills?
  • Pondering what’s next in your career?

Learn more.