INDIANAPOLIS, IN - The Indianapolis Propylaeum announces its 2023-2024 schedule for The Marilyn K. Glick Women's Enrichment Series: The Only Woman in the Room. Educational programming is a keystone of The Propylaeum. The Marilyn K. Glick Women's Enrichment Series quickly became an essential program at its inception in 2016 with Eva Kor as the inaugural speaker.
The 2023-2024 lineup:
Sept 21, 2023: Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette, CEO + President, Newfields
Nov 30, 2023: Women in Construction panel: Amanda Wilson, Vice President Capital Planning and
Facilities, Ivy Tech Community College; Chelsea Thompson, Vice President of Development, Browning; Mishell Cox, CEO, Cox Roofing; with Moderator Ali Brown, Executive Director, The Indianapolis
April 25, 2024: Kathryn Bertine: Professional Cyclist, Activist, Author, Documentarian
Ticket information available on The Propylaeum's website.
Being the Only Woman in the Room requires tenacity, intention, courage, resiliency, and fearlessness. This season of The Marilyn K. Glick Women's Enrichment Series celebrates women who possess the qualities necessary not only create their own "seat at the table", but also to make room for, and encourage, other women to use their skills and talents to shine.
"My mother was a lifelong learner who valued family, education, hard work, and philanthropy," says Marianne Glick of her mother, Marilyn K. Glick, whom the Women’s Enrichment Series honors. "Supporting dialogue on topics which lift women from all walks of life is not only important — it's essential to the vitality of our community.”
The Indianapolis Propylaeum
The Propylaeum is integral and inspirational to the Indianapolis community. The organization was founded 135 years ago with a mission to connect and celebrate women by encouraging leadership, fellowship, arts and culture. The founders chose the name "Propylaeum" from the Greek propylaea, or gateway, to signify that the organization would be a gateway to culture for Indianapolis. The Propylaeum’s home for 100 years has been the Schmidt-Schaf mansion at 1410 North Delaware Street.
There, the Propylaeum continues to offer a welcoming place for women to use their voice, inspire leadership, and continue the legacy of women supporting women. The organization provides arts and cultural programs to the diverse community of the Indianapolis area and works to preserve its historic property. To learn more about the Indianapolis Propylaeum, visit www.thepropylaeum.org.