Schedule

  • Monday, August 5 8–9:30 a.m.  How to Live a Successful...

Schedule

Monday, August 5

8–9:30 a.m. 
How to Live a Successful, Balanced Life: An Inspirational Talk
presented by Marcia Malzahn

8–9:30 a.m. 
Dynamic Decision-Making: The Rewards of Integrating Mind, Body and Spirit
presented by Jeanne Bailey M’66 and Miriam Vaughn-Lee

8–9:30 a.m. 
Storying Adoption: Representations of Korean Adoption in Children’s Literature
presented by Sarah Park Dahlen

10–11:30 a.m. 
Mental Health Awareness: Mental Health and the Movies
presented by Hilary Novacek Bundt ’08

10–11:30 a.m. 
Documentary: MAKERS: Women Who Make America (Free)
discussion facilitated by Anita Cline-Cole

10–11:30 a.m. 
Writing the Right Personal Essay
presented by Gail Rosenblum

1:30–3 p.m. 
We're More Than Just Our Brains!: Research on the Integration of Mind, Body and Feelings
presented by Alvina Brueggemann

1:30–3 p.m. 
What it Means to be a Catholic
presented by Amata Miller, IHM and Tina Wagner

3:30–5 p.m. 
LinkedIn for Beginners
presented by Andrew Calkins MAOL'12

3:30–5 p.m. 
Gal Pals - Investing in the MVP's of Your Life!
presented by Christy Eichers '91

 

 

Tuesday, August 6

8–9:30 a.m. 
Leadership and Balance: Can Women Really Have It All?
presented by Heidi Anderson-Isaacson, director of residence life, St. Catherine University

8–9:30 a.m. 
Expanding the Way We Approach Fiction, Why We Read and How to be a Better Reader
presented by Jack Galloway

10–11:30 a.m. 
Documentary: Impunity: Men and Gender Violence (Free)
presented by Michael Paymar

10–11:30 a.m. 
Safe International and Domestic Travel
presented by Deb Pierce and Patti Weber, Pierce-Weber, LLC

1:30–3 p.m. 
The Gifts of Living in Uncertain Times
presented by Kaia Svien, MS, Open Hearted Resiliency

1:30–3 p.m. 
Sherlock Holmes and the Life of the Mind
presented by Tim Johnson

3:30–5 p.m. 
The New Dating Scene: How Online Dating is Influencing Friendships and Romance
presented by Dawn Graham, Ph.D., licensed psychologist, Deal Mixxer, LLC

 


Wednesday, August 7

8–9:30 a.m. 
How to Launch a Successful Business
presented by Katy Burke

8–9:30 a.m. 
Being Present to Aging Loved Ones (part one of two): Essential Conversations around Living Well
presented by Rebecca Hawthorne, William McDonough, Margaret Pharris and Mary Wotzka Lagaard M’66 and Miriam Vaughn-Lee

10–11:30 a.m. 
Documentary: Minnesota Nice? (Free)
discussion facilitated by Alec Fischer

10–11:30 a.m. 
Being Present to Aging Loved Ones (part two of two): Essential Conversations around Dying Well
presented by Rebecca Hawthorne, William McDonough, Margaret Pharris and Mary Wotzka Lagaard

1:30–3 p.m.
Girls Leadership Track: What Will You Do With Your SUPERGirl Powers? What Would You Do If You Were Not Afraid?
presented by Kristi Hemmer

1:30–3 p.m. 
Women in Theater: Playwrights
presented by Stacey Poirier

1:30–3 p.m. 
The Heart of the Leader: Total Wellness of Body, Soul and Spirit
presented by Adepero Okulaja, MD

3:30–5 p.m.
Girls Leadership Track: Believe in Yourself, Belief in Your Dreams: Panel Presentation
presented by Kristi Hemmer

3:30–5 p.m. 
Ask Your Mechanic: What You Need to Know About Your Car
presented by Mike Maas

3:30–5 p.m. 
Empowering Police Officers Around the World
presented by Laura Goodman, MAOL’11, director of public safety, St. Catherine University

 

 

Thursday, August 8

8–9:30 a.m. 
Writing to Figure Out What You're Writing About: Discovering the Book Within You
presented by Jack Galloway, writer and editor, Tremelo Books, LLC

8–9:30 a.m. 
Change Your Body, Change Your Life: How to Select a Fitness Facility and Personal Trainer
presented by Kelli Steinfeldt '12, Certified Personal Trainer, American College of Sports Medicine

10–11:30 a.m.
Documentary: Miss Representation (Free)
discussion facilitated by Philomena Satre MAOL'08

10–11:30 a.m. 
Finding your Family: Genealogy Basics
presented by Shirleen Hoffman

10–11:30 a.m. 
PEACE: It's an Inside Job!
presented by Joan Steffend, Julianne Druzback and Katherine Guettler '84 from the nonprofit organization "peace begins with me"

1:30–3 p.m.
Girls Leadership Track: Grace and Movement: Enhancing Body Image and Self-Esteem
presented by Yvette Trotman

1:30–3 p.m. 
Israel and Palestine: Parallel Experiences and Narratives
presented by Florence Steichen '50, CSJ from Middle East Peace Now

1:30–3 p.m. 
Something Wonderful is Going to Happen: Energizing Happiness in Unexpected Ways
presented by Robin L. Silverman

3:30–5 p.m.
Girls Leadership Track: YOU Count! Creating Your Own Circle of Influence
presented by Nancy Stephan

3:30–5 p.m. 
Confidence Compounds: The Power of Seizing Bold Opportunities
presented by Jill Johnson