Coeducation Weekend Highlights

 

Join our campus-wide commemoration of Coeducation at 50 by watching panels of esteemed Dartmouth women and the rededication of Dartmouth Hall, available below.

 

Friday, November 11, 2022 

4:30 - 5:15 p.m.
Dartmouth Hall Rededication Ceremony

Location: Top of the Hop, Hopkins Center

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saturday, November 12, 2022 

9:00 - 10:15 a.m. 

Welcome Remarks and Keynote Panel
When Dartmouth Women Lead: Creating Space for New Voices and Perspectives

When Dartmouth Women Lead: Creating Space for New Voices and Perspectives  will showcase inspiring stories from alumnae in finance, academia, sports, business and technology who have had an outsized impact on society.  Redefining industries, shattering stereotypes, and uncovering untold truths,  each one of these women have leveraged their leadership platform to change perceptions, change industries, and change history by bringing new voices and new perspectives to their respective fields. The panelists will share lessons they’ve learned from their experiences and answer audience questions.

Welcome remarks will be given by President Philip J. Hanlon ’77.

Introduction: Jennifer Avellino ’89

Welcome Remarks: President Philip J. Hanlon ’77

Moderator: Emily Bakemeier ‘82 

Panelists: Alice Ruth ’83, Laurel J. Richie ’81, Annette Gordon-Reed ’81, Esi Eggleston Bracey ’91, and Allie Miller ‘10 

Location: Hanover Inn, Grand Ballroom

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10:30 - 11:20 a.m. 

Citius, Altius, Fortius: Stories of Trials and Triumph from World Class Competitors

Citius, Altius, Fortius will celebrate some of Dartmouth’s most renowned athletes while reflecting on the journeys they took to achieve success. The panel features athletes who have competed at an elite level, including in the Olympics, Paralympics, and world championships. Together they will reflect on women’s victories in athletics with an eye toward championing women athletes today and in the future. 

Moderator: Cameron Myler ’92 

Panelists​: Isalys Quiñones ’19, Erika Flowers ’12, Martha Hill Gaskill ’82, and Sarah Konrad ‘89

Location: Hanover Inn, Grand Ballroom

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10:30 - 11:20 a.m. 

Star Power From Broadway to Hollywood: Behind the Scenes with Award-Winning Alumnae

Star Power from Broadway to Hollywood will illuminate both the excitement and barriers for women working in film, on stage, and in entertainment. The panel includes speakers with careers in acting, comedy, playwriting, and documentary filmmaking. Star Power from Broadway to Hollywood will ultimately set the stage for an open conversation about working on- and off-screen.  

Moderator: Zola Mashariki ‘94

Panelists​: Connie Britton ’89 (v), Rachel Dratch ’88, Sharon Washington ’81, Kimberly Marable ’05 (v)

Location: Hopkins Center, Alumni Hall

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11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. 

Title IX 50 Years In: Looking to the Future as We Celebrate Progress

Title IX 50 Years In will address the effects and evolution of the 1972 civil rights law against sex-based discrimination in federally funded education programs. Speakers with experience in higher education, academia, law, and athletics will reflect on how Title IX has impacted campuses and workplaces over the last several decades. Title IX 50 Years In will also explain how the law has both succeeded and failed to support those facing discrimination, harassment, and violence. 

Moderator​: Janet Jakobsen ’81

Panelists​: Ann Fromholz ’90, Alexandra Garrison Barnett ’07, Anouk Patty ’91, and Susan Stuebner ‘93  

Location: Hopkins Center, Alumni Hall

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11:30am – 12:20pm 

Antisocial Media: Fighting Disinformation in the Digital World

Antisocial Media will explore the prevalence and impact of disinformation across various media platforms. The panel includes accomplished participants with experience in a range of industries, including social media, political communications, and news journalism. Antisocial Media will address the future of combatting disinformation as it continues to create and influence sociopolitical issues.  

Moderator: Anne Bagamery ’78

Panelists​: Emily Abernathy-Jones ’95, Lis Smith ’05, Debbi Wilgoren ’89, and Geeta Anand ’89

Location: Hanover Inn, Grand Ballroom

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1:45 - 2:30 p.m. 

A Conversation with Sian Leah Beilock, President-elect of Dartmouth, and Liz Lempres ’83 TH’84, Chair of the Dartmouth Board of Trustees

Renowned cognitive scientist, Dr. Sian Leah Beilock, begins her tenure as President of Dartmouth in the 2023-24 academic year. She is the first woman elected to serve in this role, and currently serves as the eighth President of Barnard College at Columbia University. Join us as Board Chair Liz Lempres facilitates a discussion with Dr. Beilock about her research, what excites her about Dartmouth, and more! 

Location: Hanover Inn, Grand Ballroom

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2:40 - 3:30 p.m. 

Women’s Rights are Human Rights: In the U.S. and Around the World

Women’s Rights are Human Rights will focus on organizations that have been leaders in women’s safety, security, and equality. Speakers with experience in UN programs, domestic policy centers, advocacy, and law will discuss their previous work in women’s rights and identify issues facing women today. 

Moderator: Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe ’81

Panelists:​ Tina Dooley-Jones ’82, Becca Heller ’05, Tanya Ghani ’03, Kirsten Gillibrand ’88 (v)

Location: Hanover Inn, Grand Ballroom

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3:40 - 4:30 p.m. 

A Seat at the Table: Gaining Ground in the Corporate Boardroom

Just over 28% of the corporate board directors in the Russell 3000 index are women in 2022.  A Seat at the Table: Gaining Ground in the Corporate Boardroom will investigate how board members help position businesses and organizations for success. Panelists will share how their work has promoted sustainable futures for their respective corporations and what attributes it takes to be considered for board membership. Central to the conversation will be the impact that women can have on corporate decision making and how Dartmouth alumni can advance the participation of women in corporate governance. Panelists have served on corporate boards globally across sectors .

Moderator: Liz Lempres ’83 TH’84

Panelists:​ Erica Schultz ’95, Laurel J. Richie ’81, Wendy Becker ’87, and Karen Francis-DeGolia ’84

Location: Hanover Inn, Grand Ballroom

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3:40 - 4:30 p.m. 

World on Fire: Planet Earth’s “Code Red” 

World on Fire will confront the urgent, hot topic of climate change. The panel features moderator and panelist participants with direct experience in the environmental sector via academic research, wildlife management, federal programs, and Congress. World on Fire will acknowledge the pressing climate crisis and discuss ways in which people and organizations can take stronger steps to improve their environmental impact. 

Moderator:​ Hilary Tompkins ’90

Panelists:​ Sonya Dyhrman ’94, Ann McLane Kuster ’78, Nicole Wojciechowski ’13, Margaret Spring ’82

Location:  Hopkins Center, Alumni Hall

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