Women of UC

When alumnae thrive, UC prospers.

Women of UC is a network of Bearcats united to advance the power of our female graduates. Together, we inspire each other to advance our personal and professional lives.

We plan experiences ranging from cocktails and conversation to taking deep dives on professional issues - A mix of work and play - All with the aim of bringing women together. We hope to see you very soon!

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Join us for our virtual keynote event, A Conversation with Maliha Zulfacar, on Wednesday, March 31 at 12 p.m. ET/9 a.m. PT.

An intimate conversation on being comfortable with change & instability moderated by, Flávia Bastos, Ph.D.

And be sure to check out how the University of Cincinnati is celebrating Women all month long!

Women of UC in action

Woman looking and smiling directly at the camera while wearing a pink hat

Kristen Tomlan, BSID ’11, turns favorite childhood treat into a dream business.

UC Alumna and Olympic athlete Mary Wineburg smiles for the camera

Mary Wineberg, BSED ’02, claimed the gold in the 4 x 400 meters race in 2008 Beijing Olympics.

DAAP graduate and Project Runway contestant, Tessa Clark

Tessa Clark, BSDES ’16, does Bravo’s Project Runway.

Alumna Nicole Wiesmann sits on a couch smiling

Nicole Wiesmann, BSDE '93, talks about creating a purpose-driven design culture at Banana Republic.

Headshot of alumna Karen Olivo

Tony-winning UC alumna, Karen Olivo, CCM' 97, recognized during Hispanic Heritage Month.

Alumna Rashida Mauel looks onward while deep in discussion

Rashida Manuel A&S '12, '16 is on a mission to build a more equitable, sustainable Cincinnati.

Alumna Nicole Wiesmann sits on a couch smiling

Heather Farrington, PhD, A&S ’11 puts DNA to work for wildlife.

Headshot of alumna Karen Olivo

Career is a testament to volunteerism’s mutual benefits for Mary Kay Brown, MEd, CAHS ’71, ’02.

Alumna Rashida Mauel looks onward while deep in discussion

Paula Lampley, JD, Law ’92 serves as director of College of Engineering and Applied Science’s Women in Engineering.

Two women smile for a photo together at an event

Past Event Resources

  • Download our 2021 Women of UC wall calendar
  • Holiday Mixology
    We learned all about creating the perfect home bar, mixing tips and tricks, and more with Homemakers Bar. Download the recipes from the hands-on workshop: The Bearcat and The UC Spritz.
  • The Myth of Perfectionism
    UC Young Professionals and Women of UC partnered for a conversation about perfectionism, our fear of failure, resiliency, and more. Watch now!
  • Bearcats in Bloom
    Ashley Hack, DAAP '07 | Mokara Floral
    Find your floral personality by taking our quiz!
    Get inspired for your next event.
  • Simplify
    Danielle Boerger CECH '10 | Simplify in Style
    What does simplifying mean to you? How can it benefit you in your everyday life? Learn more

Have an idea or 
want to host a Women of UC event?

Contact Jamie Muenzer,
Program Director, Alumni & Donor Experience
College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning
College-Conservatory of Music
or call 513-556-4423.