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Berkeley College will commemorate the vital role of women in American history and current trailblazers in various fields with Women’s History Month events held at its campuses in New York, New Jersey, and online during the month of March.  

Feel the Teal: Women Celebrating Women
Friday, March 1, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Berkeley College, 44 Rifle Camp Road, Woodland Park, NJ 

Business leaders are invited to join the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners and Berkeley College for a special tribute honoring the late Willa Edgerton-Chisler. Networking and light refreshments will follow. This event is open to the public, but registration is required here. 

12th Annual Women’s History Month Celebration – Trailblazers: Women of Courage
Monday, March 4 at 10 a.m.
Berkeley College, 44 Rifle Camp Road, Woodland Park, NJ 

A panel of successful women will share the challenges they have overcome and their victories. Speakers include Lizbeth DeJesus, Woodbridge Councilwoman; Rosie Grant, Paterson Education Fund Executive Director; Cassandra “Sandi” Lazzara, Passaic County Commissioner; LaMonica McIver, Newark Council President; and Senator Holly Schepisi (R-39). This year’s event will honor the late Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver, a celebrated role model. This event is open to the public, but registration is required here. 

iHeart Media International Women’s Day
Tuesday, March 5, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Berkeley College will be the Lead Higher Education Partner for iHeart Media’s 2nd Annual International Women’s Day event. The event will feature networking opportunities and panel discussions with influential women leaders. Diane Recinos, EdD, president of Berkeley College, will present the Rising Star Award to an outstanding student leader. The event will be livestreamed.  

International Women’s Day DEI Leadership Summit
March 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Berkeley College, 12 East 41st Street, New York City 

Join the International Association of Women NYC, United Nations: NGO Committee on Private Sector Development, and Berkeley College for a full day of panels, workshops, and networking focused on topics in diversity, equity, and inclusion, and leadership. Register here.  

Planting and Nourishing Your Seed – Is Your Garden Growing?
Empowering Lives, Breaking Barriers: Unveiling the Unseen Struggle of Endometriosis
Saturday, March 16, 2024, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Berkeley College, 44 Rifle Camp Road, Woodland Park, NJ 

This empowering and informative event is dedicated to raising awareness about endometriosis, a silent yet prevalent health issue affecting millions of women worldwide. Keynote speaker Nathali Zamora, a passionate endometriosis advocate, will share her personal journey, shedding light on the challenges faced by women with endometriosis and creating a supportive space where women can come together to learn, share, and uplift one another. The event begins with a networking breakfast at 9:30 a.m. The event is presented by Better Than Me, and sponsored by Dellas Management, Lupe, and Cohesive Connextion. Register here.

About Berkeley College  

Berkeley College, founded in 1931, is a career-focused institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education that offers students master’s, bachelor’s, and associate degree and Certificate programs in more than 20 career fields. The College also offers Continuing Education programs to enhance career credentials.  The college has campuses in New York City and in Newark, Woodbridge, and Woodland Park, New Jersey with more than 3,500 students enrolled.