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Programs and Events

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Preparing for the Journey


One of the Council's most successful initiatives to date is Preparing for the Journey. This program focuses on career and networking skills and is offered to female undergraduates of Boston College. Each program features the opportunity for students to discuss and network with talented and accomplished alumnae who share their stories and experiences. These alumnae also offer students their expertise on interviewing, networking and intern opportunities.


Alumnae Journey Programs


This program features thought–provoking panel discussions and networking opportunities with distinguished Boston College alumnae. Topics covered include building your resume, moving forward in your career, career transitions, and work life balance. Beginning the Journey programs are held in numerous cities across the country including Boston, New York City, Chicago, Washington D.C., and San Francisco.


Refining the Journey


This program is offered to alumnae (20+ years graduated) and explores the many life experiences facing women at this stage of the journey. Distinguished faculty and accomplished alumnae discuss self discovery and engagement with meaning and purpose. Topics include spirituality, volunteerism, care giving, and lifelong learning and education.


Museum Evenings


The Council holds private exhibitions and receptions at the McMullen Museum of Art for alumnae of Boston College.


Geographic Journey Programs


The Council on the Road initiative enhances the experience of Council members throughout the country by connecting members and alumnae with Boston College and each other. Various events are planned throughout the year to foster alumnae engagement and increase awareness of the CWBC and its programs.


Women's Athletic Events


In an attempt to raise the profile of the extremely competitive and successful women's athletic program at Boston College, the Council sponsors games and meet and greet opportunities with players and coaches throughout the academic year.


Upcoming Events

Light the World Campaign