The Women's Leadership Council of LMU organizes a wonderful variety of intellectual, cultural, spiritual and networking events for its members and friends. Members can participate in meaningful programs and have the opportunity to interact with women leaders and deepen their connections to the University. Members will also have the opportunity to serve as role models for students and young alumnae through mentoring and networking. Please be sure to visit our website regularly for updates on upcoming WLC and University events.

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If you have questions about any of our events please contact:

Joan Pohas
Senior Executive Director of Development,
Principal Gifts & Gift Planning

Past Events

  • "U.S. Drone Policy and its International Diffusion" WLC Spring event with LMU Associate Professor Jennifer M. Ramos (Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles)
  • WLC Reception with new LMU Bellarmine College Dean Robbin D. Crabtree (Phoenix, AZ)
  • WLC Rings in the Holidays with the Los Angeles Ballet production of "The Nutcracker" (Glendale, CA)
  • WLC@NYC Rings in the Holidays with the "Radio City Christmas Spectacular Starring The Rockettes" (New York, NY)
  • Private tour of "Diana: Legacy of a Princess," followed by tea (Queen Mary, Long Beach)
  • "The History of a Medieval Prayer Book and a Nun on the Run: The St. Albans Psalter and Christina of Markyate" lecture presented by Kristen Collins, Ph.D., associate curator, department of Manuscripts, J. Paul Getty Center. Co-sponsored with College of Communication and Fine Arts (LMU)
  • Festive English Holiday Tea (Rose Tree Cottage, Pasadena, CA)
  • Talk and Q&A with author Kelly Watson EMBA '06, "The Orange Line: A Woman's Guide to Integrating Career, Family, and Life" (LMU)
  • Private tour of "Gods & Gifts: Vatican Ethnological Collection" exhibition tour and lunch (Bowers Museum, Santa Ana, CA)
  • "Picturing Paradise: Cuadros from the Peruvian Women of Pamplona Alta as Visions of Hope" exhibition preview with panel including exhibition curator, Rebecca Berru Davis '75, and LMU faculty from the English department (LMU)
  • Private tour of "Gems of the Medici" exhibition and lunch (Bowers Museum, Santa Ana, CA)
  • "A Jesuit Pope: Reflections on Francis" A discussion with Thomas P. Rausch, S.J. (LMU)
  • "Creating the United States" exhibition walkthrough, lunch, and presentation by LMU Political Science professors (Skirball Cultural Center)
  • Meet the LMU Department of Women's Studies salon and lunch (LMU)
  • WLC@NYC: Cocktail reception and private tour of "WWII & NYC" at the New-York Historical Society
  • "Under My Skin" (Pasadena Playhouse) with a pre-play reception with the writers and one of the producers
  • WLC 2011 Lecture Series "What Would Mary Do?" with LMU professors Amir Hussain, David A. Sanchez, and Tracy Tiemeier
  • "Women Hold Up Half the Sky" exhibition walkthrough and lunch presentation by LMU professor Jodi Finkel at Skirball Cultural Center
  • Holiday dinner and show at the Magic Castle (Hollywood)
  • WLC-hosted afternoon teas for 2010 Bellarmine Forum "Imagining Equality: Women's Art and Activism"
  • Screening of "Eat Pray Love" at Sony Picture Studios
  • Escape to Santa Barbara with a visit to the Dreier Museum
  • "Empower Your Body: Nutrition to Boost Energy and Revitalize
  • Your Health" with Jana Klauer, M.D. '68 @ Hotel Casa Del Mar
  • "Archaeology in the Bible" with William Fulco, S.J. @ Island Hotel (OC) 
  • "Family, Values and Money" with LMU Parents Jon and Eileen Gallo @ LMU
  • Dinner and "Phantom of the Opera" @ Pantages Theater
  • OC High Tea: The Springtime Offered by our God with Rev. Robert Scholla, S.J. @ Island Hotel (OC)
  • Holiday Evening of Fine Wine with Art Carroll '61, Founder of the LMU Wine Classic @ LMU
  • Senior Student Tea*
  • Securing Your Financial Health with Wilmington Trust and Linda Retz, J.D. '93 @ The Peninsula Beverly Hills Hotel*
  • Intro to the Thought of Pope Benedict XVI with Thomas Rausch, S.J. @ Shutters on The Beach Hotel
  • Women Who Are Shaping Los Angeles with Urban Land Institute of Los Angeles (ULI LA) @ LMU*
  • "Kiss Me Kate" @ LMU
  • "Three Cups of Tea" with Greg Mortenson @ LMU
  • A Crisis in Education: Catholic Schools in Danger of Extinction - The Impact of Catholic Schools and the LMU Response (with the School of Education)*
  • Pompeii and the Roman Villa: Art and Culture around the Bay of Naples with William Fulco, S.J. @ Los Angeles County Museum of Art
  • Alzheimer's presentation featuring LMU Professor David Moffet (OC)*

* Co-sponsored event