Events

Upcoming Events:

October 1, 2019: GWIL 10th Year Anniversary Kick-Off Event


When: October 1, 2019 at 5:30 PM

Where: American Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Ave, Minneapolis.

What: Encourage a fellow Gustie, friend or co-worker to come join in the "buzz," as we catch up or connect anew at this favored annual event. Mingle, share a beverage and appetizer with new and old friends and hear from our evening's special guest, Charity Jones, the lead actress in the History Theatre's Regional Premiere, Gloria: A Life. Charity plays the role of Gloria Steinem in this new work written by Tony Award-winning playwright, Emily Mann. Hear Charity's take on playing one of the most important figures of America's feminist movement.

Cost of the event includes non-alcoholic drinks and light hors d’oeuvres. Wine and beer will be available for purchase. Register early and capture your ticket. See you then!

Register online by Wednesday, Sept. 25th at 11:59 p.m. Questions? Please email GWILevents@gustavus.edu.

Oct. 17, 2019: Regional Premiere of Gloria: A Life.


When: Thursday, October 17th 2019 at 7:30 PM

Where: History Theatre, 30 10th St E, St Paul

What: We find that nearly half a century later, Ms. Steinem’s fight for gender equality is still a battle yet to be won. Her work continues in this powerful theatrical event with an all-female cast led by Charity Jones and directed by Risa Brainin. Don't miss this opportunity to view the play with our GWIL friends. 

The History Theatre has kindly reserved seating in Tier 1, (MF) starting with Section B, but any Main Floor seat, Rows E thru M can be purchased at our special price of $30, using this code: GLORIAGV. There is a $6.00 handling fee pre order, but not per ticket. There is very limited seating; so, purchase your tickets as soon as possible. We are so excited to have you join us! (More information to follow about a pre-theatre gathering location!) 

Purchase tickets and register by clicking here or please call 651-292-4323 or 651-292-4320 and ask for the Gustavus offer. 

Nov. 14, 2019: Breakfast at the Interlachen Country Club--Gustavus Lifelong Learning Through Leadership program

When: Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 from 7:00 am to 9:00 am 

Where: Interlachen Country Club

What: George Hicks ‘75 and Marcia Page ’82, co-founders of Värde Partners, will be interviewing David W. MacLennan, Chairman and CEO of Cargill. Join us for what could be an exciting series supporting the mission of the College. The breakfast is a joint initiative of Gustavus Women in Leadership (GWIL), Gusties in Business and the Gustavus Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement. More information to follow. 

March 6, 2020: GWiL 10th Annual Conference


When: Friday, March 6th 2020 from 9 AM to 3 PM

Where: Sheraton Bloomington Hotel, 5601 W 78th St, Bloomington.

What: "Her Journey to the Future: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow"

Join us to celebrate the 10th anniversary of GWiL, 100 years since the Women's Suffrage, and progress of women through time.

Check out the 10th GWiL Conference Promo Video here