WIM Book Club First Book: My Brief History, by Stephen Hawking

Next WIM Book Club Meeting
Date: December 8, 2014, Monday
Time: Noon to 1:00
Location: Norris Library West Conference Room
Book to be discussed: My Brief History, by Stephen Hawking, ISBN: 978-0-345-53528-3, 144 pages

“Writing with characteristic humility and humor, Hawking opens up about the challenges that confronted him following his diagnosis of ALS at age twenty-one. Tracing his development as a thinker, he explains how the prospect of an early death urged him onward through numerous intellectual breakthroughs, and talks about the genesis of his masterpiece A Brief History of Time—one of the iconic books of the twentieth century.”
My Brief History, by Stephen Hawking
ISBN: 978-0-345-53528-3 Audio excerpt

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At our next WIM Book Club meeting we will also choose our first fiction book.


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EVENT CANCELLED: WIM Professional Development Workshop: Peter Cardon “Speaking and Presenting with Authenticity”

To be rescheduled at the earliest possible date.

Excellent speakers and presenters use the power of authenticity to connect with their audiences. In this interactive session, we’ll explore ways you can speak with more authenticity and influence others on a deeper level.
Peter Cardon, PhD MBA
Speaking and Presenting with Authenticity
USC Women in Management
Professional Development Workshop
on Friday, November 7, 2014 from 12-1, Room 305, IRD Buidling, HSC, Brown Bag Event.
Please RSVP at http://www.uscwim.org/calendar.asp


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November 18: 2014 Honorary Members luncheon, Vineyard Room – Davidson Conference Center (UPC), Noon to 1:30

There’s still time to make your reservations for the 2014 Honorary Members luncheon. Here’s the list of honorary members that have confirmed their attendance so far:

Brenda Barnes, President and General Manager, KUSC
Marilyn Flynn, Dean, School of Social Work
Katharine Harrington, Vice President of Admissions and Planning
Janis McEldowney, Associate Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Sarah Pratt, Vice Provost for Graduate Programs
Catherine Quinlan, Dean of the USC Libraries

DATE: Tuesday, November 18, 2014
TIME: 12 Noon to 1:30pm
PLACE: Vineyard Room – Davidson Conference Center (UPC)
COST: $20.00 Members
$25.00 Non-Members and Guests
Make your reservations online by clicking the RSVP button at http://www.uscwim.org/calendar.asp
Reservation and Cancellation Deadline: 4:00 p.m. on Friday, November 14, 2014. There are no refunds for cancellations after the deadline, and no-shows will be billed for the meal.

Please see the attached flyer for more information.


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November 20, 2014: Cynthia Harding MPH, Interim Director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, WIM Speaker Series, Noon to 1:30

Cynthia Harding MPH, Interim Director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
USC Women in Management Speaker Series Luncheon
Thursday, November 20, 2014 from 12-1:30
Norris Library West Conference Room
Health Sciences Campus
Please RSVP at http://www.uscwim.org/calendar.asp
$18 WIM Members; $20 Non-Members


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WIM Brown Bag Book Club at HSC on Tuesday November 11 from 12 to 1 at Norris Library West Conference Room

Come join us for a lunch time WIM Brown Bag Book Club on Tuesday, November 11, from noon to 1 at the Norris Library West Conference Room. At our first meeting, we’ll choose the first non-fiction book to read. Please bring your ideas for that book. You can see the survey results of what WIM are reading and want to read on the WIM Blog at

If you could please RSVP here: http://uscwim.org/calendar.asp so I can know how many chairs to set up, I would be very much obliged.

What: WIM Brown Bag Book Club
Where: Norris Library West Conference Room
When: Tuesday, November 11, from Noon to 1 pm.
RSVP: http://uscwim.org/calendar.asp Thank you!


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