The 2022 Boston College Women’s Summit takes place on campus Saturday, February 5, featuring keynote addresses by environmental and social justice advocate Leah Thomas and slam poet Sarah Kay, founder and co-director of Project VOICE, a group dedicated to using spoken word as an educational and inspirational tool.
In addition to the keynote events in Robsham Theater—Thomas will speak at 10 a.m., Kay at 1:45 p.m.; both will be joined by the Women’s Summit planning team—the summit will offer workshops on a range of topics such as preparation for post-graduation life; how to make volunteerism more meaningful; the experiences of women of color in STEM fields; and innovation in the fashion and retail industries. The workshops will take place in Fulton Hall from 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. and 12:45-1:30 p.m.
With the goal of empowering women of all backgrounds to realize their
individual and collective potential to rise together and enact change,
the summit is sponsored by the Boston College Women’s Center and the
Boston College Office of Student Involvement, in partnership with the
Council for Women of Boston College, the Undergraduate Government of Boston College, SLAM!, and Women in Business.
Details about the Women’s Summit are available on the summit's website.
-University Communications | February 2022