Women at Pace Program
The Women at Pace Program was created to share information, best practices, education and experiences to help women at Pace develop in their careers. This program sponsors University-wide events focused on the development of women in the workplace. Information about past events is provided below.
The 2015 Women at Pace Program
The 2015 Women at Pace Program was held on October 8, 2015 on the Pleasantville Campus. Guest Speaker and Pace Alumnus Fran Pastore, presented on “Let Your Passion Guide You to a Meaningful Career.” As President and CEO of Women’s Business Development Council, Fran is a devoted catalyst for women, families and communities with an emphasis on economic self-reliance through small business training, financial education, and professional development.
The event was a big success with over fifty staff, students and faculty attending and providing extremely positive feedback.
The 2014 Women at Pace Progam
The 2014 Women at Pace Program was co-sponsored by Human Resources and the NY Office of Student Success’ Women’s Empowerment Network. The event was held on April 14, 2014 on the NY Campus and consisted of a panel discussion focused on a variety of topics related to women in higher education, including career progression, networking, finding your passion, and the importance of mentor relationships.
The panelists included:
- Jennifer Bernstein, VP, Development and Alumni Relations
- Zaibis Munoz, Housing Assistant, Fashion Institute of Technology
- Ipshita Ray, PhD, Associate Professor of Marketing
- Robina Schepp, VP, Enrollment Management
- Adelia Williams-Lubitz, PhD, Associate Provost, Academic Affairs
The Inaugural Women at Pace Progam
The inaugural Women’s Professional Development Forum was held on Friday, April 19, 2013, at the Graduate Center in White Plains. The goal of the program was to share the personal insights and perspectives on career challenges faced and opportunities afforded to women professionals, both within higher education and the broader workplace. Five women in senior leadership positions at Pace participated in a panel, each sharing a story of her personal career path, as well as a lesson learned.
The panelists included:
- Sue Maxam, University Director, Student Academic Engagement
- Phyllis Mooney, Executive Director, Career Services
- Lisa Bardill Moscaritolo, Dean for Students, Westchester
- Freddi Wald, Chief Marketing Officer & Vice President, University Relations
- Geraldine Colombraro, Associate Dean of Administration, College of Health Professions.
The program was a great success, with positive feedback received from all that attended.