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CMWA News & Events

Spring 2015

Event Date Time Location Details
Fitness Starter
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 5-6PM McKenna Peter, CUC

Pattye Stragar, CMWA Past President and Fitness Guru, will be introducing us to different workouts and sharing all of the opportunities held on campus.

Nutrition Starter Brown Bag Workshop
Thursday, January 29, 2015 12-1PM GHC 4307

Paula Martin, CMWA Member and Director of Health Promotion Programs & Nutritionist will be joining us over a Brown Bag Lunch to share her expertise on Nutrition.

"I Just Can't Say 'No.'": Why Women Struggle in the Workplace
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 12-1PM Cooper Auditorium, Tepper School of Business

Discuss the challenges of women in the workplace, why saying “no” seems to be harder than it should be, and strategies for being more assertive with a distinguished panel of CMU faculty, including:
•    Linda Babcock, James M. Walton Professor of Economics – Heinz School of Public Policy & Management and Social & Decision Sciences Department
•    Brenda Peyser, Associate Dean and Adjunct Faculty – Heinz School of Public Policy & Management
•    Laurie Weingart, Senior Associate Dean and Carnegie Bosch Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory, Tepper School of Business


Admission is $10, which includes a light lunch. Open to CMWA members only. CMWA members, RSVP is needed.
Not a member of the CMWA? Become one today and bring your dues to the event (along with the admission fee).

The Wiz Wednesday, February 25, 2015 8PM Philip Chosky Theater, Purnell Center for the Arts

Happy Hour before the show at 6pm (location TBD)

The Wiz is a Tony Award-winning musical from 1975. It is a vibrant re-telling of L. Frank Baum’s "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz". Using inspiration from rock, R&B, gospel and soul music, Dorothy “eases on down the road” with the Scarecrow, Tin Man and Cowardly Lion towards Emerald City.

Please contact Kaycee Palko or Rita Ciccariello with any questions.

Networking Event
Monday, March 30 2015 5-6:30PM The Porch Restaurant, Schenley Plaza Hosted by Mary Ann McCullough, CMWA Member and Director of Annual Giving & Constituent Insights
Annual Scholarship Awards Reception Wednesday, April 22, 2015 4:30-6PM Posner Center

You are cordially invited to the Annual CMWA Awards Presentation & Reception


Light Refreshments will be Served Awards will be presented to three accomplished senior undergraduate women. One graduating woman from each of the following colleges – School of Computer Science, College of Fine Arts, and Mellon College of Science. In addition, a special scholarship will be awarded in honor of CMU’s first lady, Mary Suresh, to an undergraduate woman planning a career in the Health Professions.


Please RSVP by April 20th. Please contact Kaycee Palko or Rita Ciccariello with any questions at 412.268.8704.


The CMWA Book Club, Knit & Crochet Club, and Sewing Club will meet throughout the year.  Please join us!