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8th Annual WWN Recognition Award Ceremony

On behalf of the Working Women’s Network (WWN) and Executive Sponsor Joan O’Neill, we would like to invite you to join us for a hybrid celebration of our 2024 Recognition Award recipients. The 8th Annual WWN Recognition Award Ceremony will recognize five women who have been exemplary members of the Yale community: Aley Menon (Trailblazer), McKenzie Granata (Heroine), Mya Fisher (Visionary), Lori Rasile (Community Catalyst), and Victoria D’Agostino (Worklife Champion). Congratulate this year’s recipients on our kudoboard.

Empowering Black Women: Skills and Strategies for Success in the Workplace

Join YAAA for an empowering virtual panel discussion that will focus on providing Black women with the skills and strategies they need to succeed in the workplace. You’ll hear from a panel of accomplished speakers: Kelly Moore, Belinda E. Oliver, Fallon Thomas, Apple Pham, Olivia Best, Violeta Ware, and Jennifer Rawlings. The panel will be moderated by Shawana Snell. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights and learn from successful Black women who have excelled in their careers.

FLY & ANY Tea Ceremony

Please join the Future Leaders of Yale (FLY) and Asian Network @ Yale (ANY) to discover the wonderful atmosphere of a traditional Chinese tea ceremony with The Green Teahouse Managing Partner Ting Luo and find out what the art of drinking tea really means.

Intercultural Tattoo Colloquium

Tattooing as an art form has a complex, often repressed, frequently stigmatized history shared by and unique to every single culture on earth! Come listen to 7 tattoo artists of various heritages talk about their journey into tattooing, what it was like developing their own artistic styles, and how their intersecting identities have impacted and informed their career and their self-expression as tattoo artists.
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Chitrangada - A Tale of Transformation

The dance drama Chitrangada is a phenomenal illustration of Tagore’s conceptualization of human emotions. The play follows the warrior-princess Chitrangada, who has been raised like a man by her father as he wanted a son. Upon an encounter with Arjuna, the greatest warrior of the time, where she is ignored and dismissed as a little boy, the masculine Chitrangada starts grieving her disconnect from femininity.

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