To protect the health and safety of our community,

W+iD is holding events virtually until further notice.

EVENTS

What's coming up

Connect with the W+ID community at an upcoming event.

  • Breakfast Club: "Caste" Session 2
    May 21, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM EDT
    (Zoom link in email confirmation.)
    The Breakfast Club is dedicating two sessions to "Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents" by Isabel Wilkerson. Join us for Session 2 as we unpack Parts Four-Seven of the text and discuss Wilkerson's thesis connecting racism and casteism throughout American history and current structures and systems.
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Women+ in Design PGH unequivocally condemns the systemic violence towards and oppression of Black, Indigenous, and all People of Color. We call on all people to stand with us in solidarity to work towards a safe, equitable, and inclusive society.

Past events

Check out previous W+ID community events

  • Racist Rebuttals: Combating Inequities in the Workplace
    Racist Rebuttals: Combating Inequities in the Workplace
    (Zoom link in email confirmation.)
    May 11, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    (Zoom link in email confirmation.)
    Have you encountered racism, sexism, and other inequities in a professional and replayed the moment over and over again in your head? In this interactive, virtual session will explore effective rebuttals and commit to speaking out. Help us tailor the event to your needs by taking the survey!
  • May 2021 Virtual Happy Hour
    May 2021 Virtual Happy Hour
    Gather.Town - "Women+ in Design Lounge"
    May 04, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM EDT
    Gather.Town - "Women+ in Design Lounge"
    Our topic will be work/life balance. To better facilitate conversation and make connections, we will be using the platform Gather to host this event. Check out the list of recommended articles and podcasts to spark some discussion ideas!
  • Breakfast Club: "Caste" Session 1
    Breakfast Club: "Caste" Session 1
    (Zoom link in email confirmation.)
    Apr 30, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM EDT
    (Zoom link in email confirmation.)
    The Breakfast Club is dedicating two sessions to "Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents" by Isabel Wilkerson. Join us for Session 1 as we unpack Parts One-Three of the text and discuss Wilkerson's thesis connecting racism and casteism throughout American history and current structures and systems.
  • Special Edition Breakfast Club: A Conversation with Diamonte Walker
    Special Edition Breakfast Club: A Conversation with Diamonte Walker
    (Zoom link in email confirmation)
    Apr 09, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM EDT
    (Zoom link in email confirmation)
    Please join Women+ in Design as we welcome special guest Diamonte Walker, Deputy Executive Director of the Urban Redevelopment Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (URA). Diamonte will discuss URA projects and initiatives, followed by an open Q/A session.
  • April 2021 Virtual Happy Hour
    April 2021 Virtual Happy Hour
    (Zoom link in email confirmation)
    Apr 06, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM EDT
    (Zoom link in email confirmation)
    In this session, Megan Worbs (of New Ivy Group) will share why, despite living in an age of endless communication opportunities, our signals are constantly crossed. We'll learn as a group active listening techniques & understand how listening is the key to successful mentorship relationships.
  • Where are the Women Designers? A Conversation Between Pitt, W+iD, and Syracuse
    Where are the Women Designers? A Conversation Between Pitt, W+iD, and Syracuse
    Zoom link in email confirmation
    Apr 02, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Zoom link in email confirmation
    Join Women+ in Design PGH, Pitt AIAS, and Syracuse University Women in Design to discuss equity in the architecture and design professions. We will use Despina Stratigakos' small but mighty volume "Where are the Women Architects?" as a foundation for this timely chat!
  • Working Moms' Collective - March 2021
    Working Moms' Collective - March 2021
    (Zoom link in email confirmation)
    Mar 24, 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    (Zoom link in email confirmation)
    Hi moms, how are you, really? You have been at the forefront of our thoughts as this global pandemic continues. As the systems that we rely on to make working motherhood work continue to shift around us, we want to offer an open forum for honest conversation that meets you where you are.
  • March 2021 Virtual Happy Hour
    March 2021 Virtual Happy Hour
    (Zoom link in email confirmation)
    Mar 02, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM EST
    (Zoom link in email confirmation)
    Women+ in Design Pittsburgh is re-starting its happy hour series to support the female perspective in the design industry!
  • Breakfast Club: "Untamed"
    Breakfast Club: "Untamed"
    (Zoom link in email confirmation.)
    Feb 26, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    (Zoom link in email confirmation.)
    Join us as we dive into "Untamed" by Glennon Doyle, recognize our lifetime of gender role training, and get inspired to embrace our true, uncaged selves.
  • Breakfast Club: Here We Come 2021
    Breakfast Club: Here We Come 2021
    (Zoom link in email confirmation.)
    Dec 11, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    (Zoom link in email confirmation.)
    Let this event serve as your accountability check: As 2020 comes to a close, we come together to reflect on what a year it has been and focus on moving into 2021 with clarity and motivation.
  • Racist Rebuttals
    Racist Rebuttals
    Zoom link to follow.
    Nov 10, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    Zoom link to follow.
    Have you encountered racism and replayed the moment over and over again in your head? What could you have said? What should you have said? Why did you or others stay silent? In this interactive, virtual session will explore effective racist rebuttals and commit to speaking out against racism.
  • Breakfast Club: "The Vanishing Half"
    Breakfast Club: "The Vanishing Half"
    Zoom link to follow
    Oct 30, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    Zoom link to follow
    Join us to discuss The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett, a novel about race, womanhood, and how the past shapes the person we become.
  • Working Moms' Collective
    Working Moms' Collective
    Zoom link to follow
    Oct 15, 2020, 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Zoom link to follow
    The next in the series of gatherings tailored specifically for our working moms (and moms to be!). Please note, the time is 8:30PM (EVENING).
  • W+iD Happy Hour Revival!
    W+iD Happy Hour Revival!
    https://pitt.zoom.us/j/96428518002 ; 412412
    Sep 29, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    https://pitt.zoom.us/j/96428518002 ; 412412
    A virtual version of our happy hours because we've missed everyone and want to check in with you!
  • Virtual W+iD Breakfast Club: "The Color of Law" Part 3
    Virtual W+iD Breakfast Club: "The Color of Law" Part 3
    Links to virtual meeting spaces forthcoming
    Sep 18, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    Links to virtual meeting spaces forthcoming
    The Breakfast Club is dedicating 3 sessions to "The Color of Law" by Richard Rothstein. As we make our way through the book, we will dissect systemic racism and learn how we might begin to dismantle and rectify decades of intentional racist policies at local, state, and federal levels.
  • Virtual W+iD Breakfast Club: "The Color of Law" Part 2
    Virtual W+iD Breakfast Club: "The Color of Law" Part 2
    Links to virtual meeting spaces forthcoming
    Aug 14, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    Links to virtual meeting spaces forthcoming
    The Breakfast Club is dedicating 3 sessions to "The Color of Law" by Richard Rothstein. As we make our way through the book, we will dissect systemic racism and learn how we might begin to dismantle and rectify decades of intentional racist policies at local, state, and federal levels.
  • Working Moms' Collective | Virtual Launch
    Working Moms' Collective | Virtual Launch
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6343267663
    Aug 13, 2020, 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6343267663
    Designed to be an after-bedtime opportunity to connect to other W+iD moms, this is the first in a potential series that is just for you.
  • Virtual W+iD Breakfast Club: "The Color of Law" Part 1
    Virtual W+iD Breakfast Club: "The Color of Law" Part 1
    Links to virtual meeting spaces forthcoming
    Jul 17, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    Links to virtual meeting spaces forthcoming
    The Breakfast Club is dedicating the next 3 sessions to "The Color of Law" by Richard Rothstein. As we make our way through the book, we will dissect systemic racism and learn how we might begin to dismantle and rectify decades of intentional racist policies at local, state, and federal levels.

Calendar view

May 2021
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Breakfast Club: "Caste" Session 1
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May 2021 Virtual Happy Hour
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Racist Rebuttals: Combating Inequities in the Workplace
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