Webinars from YaleWomen Chapters

October 2020 - YaleWomen Houston

Women Funding Women and Its Impact on Gender Equity

The Houston-based Artemis Fund, founded by Leslie Goldman (BA '88), Stephanie Campbell, and Diana Murakhovskaya, invests in women-founded and -led tech-enabled companies across the U.S. Yale alums joined Leslie and Stephanie as they discussed the state of venture capital, and how backing female founders can help create a more equitable future for women in the workplace and in the home. Chinhui Juhn (BA '84), the Henry Graham Professor of Economics at the University of Houston, moderated.

September 2020 - YaleWomen Northern California

Freedom Should Be Free: A Discussion on Bail Reform and Mass Incarceration

Cities across the US have been talking about reforming the money bail system for years. But, what is bail? How does it work to fuel mass incarceration? Who benefits from the current system, and what are our alternatives? Join YaleWomen Northern California for an engaging, virtual interview with Kaitlin Koga (SOM '17) and Priscilla Martinez, of The Bail Project, to better understand how we can disrupt the cash bail system and what we can build in its place to support healthier, safer and more just communities.

 August 2020 - YaleWomen Northern California

Pink Shackles: The Locking Down and Freeing Up of American Girls

An in-depth interview with Leslie Acoca ’72, who exposes the injustice faced by girls and women behind bars in 22 U.S. states. This event is hosted by YaleWomen of Northern California and co-sponsored by 50WomenAtYale150.

June 2020 - YaleWomen Houston

"Find Your Voice as an Ally," Featuring Denise Hamilton, Founder & CEO of Watch Her Work

We know you want to help, but you don't always know how.

YaleWomen Houston presented a virtual discussion with Denise Hamilton tackling the difficult issues of race and privilege. Denise walked through the recent high profile police brutality cases, and provided a deeper understanding of how to talk about difficult subjects in these challenging times.

Watch first: "Finding Your Voice: The Path to True Allyship"

Watch second: YaleWomen Houston discussion