Women in Leadership

Launched in 1998, the Women in Leadership (WIL) initiative strives to increase philanthropic leadership and volunteer service among alumnae of Princeton University.

Annual WIL members have the opportunity to reconnect with fellow alumnae and to inspire the next generation of women philanthropists. Members support the University with a gift of $5,000 or more annually ($2,500 or more for members of the Class of 2006 and younger) for any purpose they choose.

For more information, please contact Alexis Alcantara Brock at 609.258.5955.

Women in Leadership

2017 Women in Leadership Conference

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6:00–7:00 P.M.
Opening Session
McCormick 101

Kimberly de los Santos
John C. Bogle ’51 and Burton G. Malkiel *64 Executive Director,
Pace Center for Civic Engagement

7:15–9:00 P.M.
Reception and Dinner
The Rotunda, Chancellor Green

“Deciphering the Dark Matter of the Human Genome”
Michael Levine
Director, Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative

Genomics and Anthony B. Evnin ’62 Professor in Genomics


Carl Fields Center for Equality
& Cultural Understanding | 58 Prospect

8:30 A.M.
Registration and Breakfast

9:00–10:00 A.M.
Welcome, Introductions,
and Roundtable Discussions

Frances Winston Levy ’79
Chair, Women in Leadership

10:15–11:00 A.M.
Academic Session

“Learning What Works in Education”
Will Dobbie
Jonathan Edwards Bicentennial Preceptor and
Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Affairs

11:15 A.M.–12:00 P.M.

“Keep the Damned Women Out”
Nancy Weiss Malkiel
Professor of History, Emeritus

12:15–1:30 P.M.

“Diversity, Inclusion and Campus Climate”
Michele Minter
Vice Provost for Institutional Equity and Diversity

1:30 P.M.
Optional Tours

Princeton University Art Museum,
Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment,
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library

Schedule subject to change

Connect with the University

Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in becoming involved as a volunteer on Princeton’s behalf? Below are some of the volunteer opportunities available at the University.

Annual Giving: Want to help your class boost fundraising participation? Assist at a telethon? Serve as a solicitor? Call Nat Howe at 609.258.5638 or nhowe@princeton.edu.

Alumni Council: The Alumni Council has a variety of committees that participate in all aspects of alumni and university life. Visit http://alumni.princeton.edu/volunteer/committees for more information.

Alumni Communities: Get involved with class activities, graduate alumni, your regional association, or alumni groups for black; Latino; gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender; and Asian American alumni. More information is available at: http://alumni.princeton.edu/communities.

Princeton Women’s Network: Princeton alumnae in New York; New England; Philadelphia; Washington, DC; Los Angeles; Northern California; Western Washington; Hong Kong; and Japan have their own groups that gather for fellowship and career networking. To find the Princeton Women's Network near you, visit: http://alumni.princeton.edu/communities/regions/pwn.

Career Services: The Alumni Careers Network connects alumni and students needing career advice with those willing to give it. Alumni can work with Princeton’s Office of Career Services to host a site visit at their business or other affiliated organization and serve on on-campus panels for current students. Visit https://careerservices.princeton.edu/alumni/partner-us for more information.

Other Resources

TigerNet: Princeton has a range of online discussion groups for alumni at http://alumni.princeton.edu/tigernet.

Unsure how you would like to be involved? Please contact Alexis Brock at 609.258.5955 and she will be happy to connect you with someone who can assist you.