Through her eyes: Women's Week 2019

March  28 - April 5, 2019

Focusing on Sheryl Sandberg’s reference to a woman’s career as a jungle gym, this week leading up to our annual SWIB Conference is filled with inspiring workshops and panels to build the strength, resilience, and tenacity women need in their dynamic career journeys ahead. 

Keep an eye out of for details on Women’s Week 2020.

Thursday March 28:

work it out | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ 18 W 8th Street Studio

Dancing right into Women's Week, SWIB will join the cardio party with our friends at 305 Fitness is Greenwich Village! 


Friday March 29:

Doing Good Volunteer Trek | 5:30 PM - 7:30 pm @ BOWERY MISSION - TRIBECA

SWIB will serve a meal at The Bowery Mission - Tribeca campus. The Bowery Mission is an organization dedicated to serving homeless and hungry New Yorkers since 1879.


Monday April 1:

Habit house Workshop | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ KMC 1-100

Learn how to build sustainable, empowering wellness habits with Habit House founder and NYU Stern Alum, Ilse Paanakker. During this interactive workshop attendees will build a personalized habit-building plan, including actionable steps to incorporate the plan into their lifestyle.


Tuesday April 2:

ESA FEMALE FOUNDERS PANEL | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ KMC 1-100

The Entrepreneurship and Startup Association (ESA) and Stern Women in Business (SWIB) feature prominent female investors along with a female founder in their portfolio for a moderated panel discussion to discuss the ways in which they support one another, create effective mentorship relationships, and propel each other to succeed.


COCKTAILS & conversations | 6:00pm - 8:30pm @ KMC 5-50

Alumni and current SWIB members will connect over drinks and light appetizers with special guests Professor Susan Stehlik and Professor Hansen.With decades of experience in leadership training, they will share their research on conscious communication strategies and how listening can enhance personal responsibility for leading in an increasingly polarized society. In addition to their research, you’ll walk away with practical exercises to improve your listening and have more effective conversations in all aspects of your life.


Wednesday April 3:

Finding Your Inspired Leadership | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ KMC 3-80

It's time to excavate what is, perhaps, standing in your way of inspired leadership. Through group sharing, exploratory discussions and feedback, we will seek out the default thought patterns that are creating your current experience and look for stresses, gaps and behaviors that no longer serve you or belong to you. This one hour interactive session will be led by Connie Kim, Senior Director of Leadership Development of NYU Stern MBA Program.


SELF-CARE AND THE CITY | 4:30 - 5:30 pm @ KMC 11-75

Finance executive turned wellness author Michelle Cady will share her experiences prioritizing health and wellness in the midst of a demanding professional career. Attendees will walk away with actionable ways to incorporate wellness practices into their daily lives, improving improve energy and professional performance. Attendees will receive a copy of Michelle's book, Self-Care in the City.


Thursday April 4:

Real Meal: What is allyship? | 12:00 PM - 1:15PM @KMC 2-60

Building upon last year's event, we are organizing a Real Meal for Male Allies to bring the men of Stern into the #MeToo conversation.
Let's come together to learn more about the movement and share perspectives and insights that can increase our collective EQ. All levels of allyship and knowledge about #MeToo are welcome. The goal is to ask questions, educate, and practice for those at any stage in the journey of allyship.
Moderated by Professor Pettit and in collaboration with SGov's Diversity Committee, this Real Meal will be open to all Stern students as well as alumni.


SWIB x Stern Speaks | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm @ KMC 1-70

The 2nd annual collaboration between SWIB and Stern Speaks - we’ll be hearing from our very own SWIB women Chaoyun Bao and Eliza-Eve Leas

DIVA Blast | 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ Kimmel

Come kick off an amazing week with your favorite Divas at Beer Blast! Come dressed to impress as your Diva alter ego and dance the night away.

Friday April 5:

networking breakfast

This event will be taking place at the end of the Stern Women in Business (SWIB) Week and will serve to kick off the SWIB conference that afternoon as well as the admitted students preview being held that weekend. As we gather 3 generations of stern women, this will be a fantastic opportunity for current students to have an opportunity to network and connect with newly admitted students, esteemed alumni, and your peers!

The panel discussion will be moderated by Gary Frasier, NYU Stern Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion, and feature the following guests:

 Alumna Liz Elting: Elizabeth Elting Foundation, Alumna Jennifer Meacham: Goldman Sachs, Alumna Laura Campbell: InspireCorps, Current Student Urboshi Pal: SWIB President 

RSVP directly to Sam Cooper at

SWIB Conference: Through Her Eyes: Navigating The Jungle Gym | 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ NYU Stern Check in starts at 11:30 AM

View the Conference Website for more information