Women’s Forum of Wisconsin 

The Women’s Forum of Wisconsin is a dynamic platform of ideas for women who incorporate innovative and strategic thinking into their businesses and personal lives.




Empowering Women Through Education
Featuring Dr. Christine Pharr, President, Mount Mary University


Wednesday, October 10, 2018

11:30–12:00 Registration and Networking
12:00–1:00 Luncheon and Presentation

Today women have more opportunities for education and career choices then ever before and yet education is not always deemed a realistic investment by all segments of society. This presentation will examine the cultural, economic, and social impact of women’s education while also examining the barriers that they may face when pursing a college degree

$35 per person | $500 for a sponsored table of eight




About Dr. Pharr

In July 2017, Dr. Christine Pharr became the 12th President of Mount Mary University. She started her academic career as a forensic chemist and a material scientist before becoming a faculty member at Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston, Idaho. There she advanced to become the first academic dean of the college. In 2008, she moved to College of Saint Mary in Omaha, Nebraska, where she held leadership positions in academics, fundraising, and enrollment management.

In the past year, Dr. Pharr has expanded innovative partnerships with area technical colleges. She serves on the Executive Committee of the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities.