Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 01:00 PM

Career Transitions Webinar

Join YaleWomen and the Yale Alumni Association for a webinar on a topic relevant to so many alums: career transitions!

Emceed by YaleWomen Council member Amy Armitage ’85 SOM of Nexus Peer Groups and moderated by SOM career coach Cindy Cornell, this webinar will feature four women alum panelists sharing their experiences with career transition due to:

- Job loss
- Re-entering the workforce after taking time off to raise one’s children
- A desire to re-invent oneself and switch careers entirely

The 40-minute discussion will be followed by a 20-minute Q&A, giving participants an opportunity to actively engage with, and obtain advice from, Amy, Cindy, and the panelists.  This webinar will be held on January 15, 2019, from 1-2pm EST.


  • Amy Armitage '85 SOM


  • Cindy Cornell


  • Wendy Maldonado D'Amico '93
  • Catharine Gately '89
  • Katy Kincade '85
  • Cristina Thais Vittoria '93

Register now – there is no charge for this event!

Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 05:00 PM
Homes of members (Arlington and Tenley Circle)

YaleWomen DC January 2019 Salon

Registration is now open for our January salon!  The topic will be "Emotional Intelligence." We will again have two locations: one at the home of Ellen Fox in Arlington, VA and a second location at the home of Anita Wellen in Northwest DC (walking distance from the Tenley Metro).  Here are the sign up links:  Northwest DC and Arlington, VA.  

Monday, January 28, 2019 at 06:00 PM
Brain Health Center in Atlanta, GA

YaleWomen Atlanta: The Opioid Epidemic: Lessons from the Field

YaleWomen Atlanta Invites you to the first event of 2019 - The Opioid Epidemic: Lessons from the Field. Join us for a moderated discussion with Dr.Amy Baxter '91, Founder and CEO of Pain Care Labs  and Emory School of Medicine's Dr. Justine Welsh as they lend their expertise to further our understanding of the opioid epidemic and how they are addressing it.

Parking is free and directly in front of the building. Light bites and drinks provided!

Check out this article to learn more about the opioid crisis and the efforts of Yale women: https://medicine.yale.edu/whr/news/article.aspx?id=19129&fbclid=IwAR2regWd0EtCOpudFWU3g7TGziLf5_AaeJ2TKF0TJsH0FuIl5b19zT_x8lM.


Sunday, February 03, 2019 at 11:30 AM
Home of Juliet Drake, Chevy Chase, MD

YaleWomen DC Annual Brunch

Join members of YaleWomen DC for our Annual Brunch. We will enjoy delicious food and social time. We will also look ahead to the coming year and plan events.  To sign up, and indicate what you will bring, use this link: Annual Brunch

Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 04:00 PM
Anaha Ward Village

YaleWomen Hawaii "Talk Story" Gathering with Harvard Alums

YaleWomen Hawaii invites you to a "talk story" gathering alongside the women alums of Harvard on Sunday, February 10 at Anaha Ward Village.  

Inspired by the successful Harvard/Yale Women's Salon Series, our "talk story" gatherings will evoke thoughtful conversation on relevant and meaningful themes with short articles serving as a basis for discussion. Our theme for February's gathering will be Gratitude.      

With your feedback, we hope to continue this series and explore other topics of interest. If you are unable to attend, but would like to suggest topics for future discussion, please reply! 

Come connect with other Harvard and Yale women alums as we explore questions inspired by the following links:





Monday, February 11, 2019 at 06:30 PM
37 East 28th Suite 204

YW-NYC: From Pigeon Holed to Promoted: A Roadmap to Create the Next Level Impact at Work

From Pigeon Holed to Promoted:
A Roadmap to Create Next Level Impact at Work

Join us for an interactive workshop with global women's advancement authority Sharon Melnick, BA '88, PhD, 

How to increase your leadership impact.
Counteract the “Prove-it-Again” gender bias.
Authentically self-promote to become visible and trusted by senior folks.

You'll leave with a strategic action plan to expand responsibility,
gain a promotion, and increase satisfaction in your career.

When: Monday, February 11, 2019
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 P.M.
Where: 37 East 28th Street, Suite 204
Cost: $20



Sharon Melnick, BA '88, PhD is a leading authority on women’s next level success.  Informed by 10 years of psychology research at Harvard Medical School, her methods have transformed 22,000 trainees at 30 Fortune 500 companies and 150 conferences (she has even presented at the White House and the United Nations).   She is also the leader of the Next Level Leader program which has a strong track record supporting women to gain promotion in weeks not months/years using psychological strategies that create ‘readiness’ in the minds of decision makers. Her first two books - Success under Stress and Confidence when it Counts – are considered 'bibles' by women's network book clubs, and teach women to be confident and resilient to workplace challenges.  She’s now writing her 3rd book on women and power.  Discover more at www.sharonmelnick.com

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 07:00 PM · 9 rsvps

YW Cleveland February Social

Women graduates and affiliates of Yale: Spend the Tuesday before Valentine’s Day with us at a classic steakhouse. In the theme of love, we will discuss ways for YaleWomen to increase our community involvement. This February dinner will feature a special guest from the Joyce Ivy Foundation who can speak to potential opportunities for collaboration. Feel free to bring a Yale friend! 

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 06:30 PM · 4 rsvps
Home of Margaret Loss in Cambridge, MA

YaleWomen Boston "Transitions" Group Potluck

Some months ago, a few of us came together for a potluck dinner.  Most of us had not met before but were interested in meeting other Yale women for an informal gathering.  We meet monthly or so at the home of Margaret Loss, Law ’70, in Cambridge.  It is open to all, any school or class. 

Friday, March 01, 2019 at 06:30 PM
Reading Mrs Dalloway in Providence, RI

YaleWomen-RI: Reading Mrs. Dalloway

"Reading Mrs. Dalloway;
Thinking about Community"
Informal Talk, Discussion and Dinner
Friday, March 1 at 6:30pm
Home of Catherine Taylor '83 BA
130 Lloyd Ave, Providence
YaleWomen RI has invited Tamar Katz '83 BA, Associate Professor in the English Department at Brown to dinner! Please join us for a lively evening.
We'll be serving a Moroccan chicken dish and will be discussing a classic - Virginia Wolfe's Mrs. Dalloway.
Bring a bottle of wine and an appetizer or dessert to share. To reserve your spot, please contact Jan Fairbairn '91 MFA at janfairbairn@mac.com 

Saturday, March 02, 2019 at 01:30 PM
The home of Harriet Dichter

YW Philadelphia - Making Bread

Calling would-be pita, bagel and bread bakers!
Love the idea of making your own pita, bagels and bread? If so, join us on Saturday March 2nd, at 1:30 p.m. for a hands-on experience of bread baking.  You'll end with goodies to take home.  Our baking experience will be led by John Schapiro Yale '78, who is a lawyer by day and makes all of his family's bread at night and on the weekend.   This will be a fun, hands-on activity and room permitting, partners and children are welcome  Please let us know of your plans by Saturday February 23rd.
At the home of Harriet Dichter and John Schapiro--and their dog and cat-- in Chestnut Hill.  We'll send you the address when you sign up!