Our theme for this season’s programs is Year of the Woman. Why? The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which at long last recognized that women have the right to vote, passed 100 years ago in 1919.  It was ratified in 1920. So, our program year spans the exact months during which our nation 100 years ago took this overdue and major step towards a more perfect union. Accordingly, every speaker and panelist we’ll hear from during this program season will be a woman who plays a leadership role in making our region and nation more vibrant, more innovative and more just.
Jan 8 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
5:30 pm
We have lined up three of the theater artists who have helped turn Philadelphia theater such a varied, vibrant, creative scene: Paige Price, head of the Philadelphia Theatre Co., Barrymore-winning playwright and actor Mary Tuonamen,[...]
Feb 5 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
5:30 pm
Kathleen Hall Jamieson – director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center, a regular on national news programs and author of Cyberwar: How Russian Hackers and Trolls Helped Elect a President – will offer her usual[...]
The View from Atop a Colossus @ Union League of Philadelphia
Mar 4 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
5:30 pm
As CEO of the Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania, Madeline Bell runs one of the biggest employers and premier engines of health innovation in the region. Trained as a nurse, she works to maintain quality care[...]
PHILADELPHIA’S MONARCH OF MYSTERY @ Union League of Philadelphia
Apr 1 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
5:30 pm
We should all be so good at changing careers. When Lisa Scottoline decided that life as a lawyer at a Center City firm was not for her, she decided to put her legal knowledge to[...]
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