The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Attendees mill about the WECode conference on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024, in Boston. WECode is the worlds largest student-run tech conference.

Empowering women in tech: Insights from Harvard WECode attendees

Giana Aguilar-Valencia, Contributing Writer February 25, 2024

Students from universities across the country, including DePaul, attended the WECode conference, a celebration of women in technology at Harvard University in Boston.  The diverse group of attendees...

Directora ejecutiva de Illinois Women in Cannabis Jocelyn Amor Montes de Oca en las officinas 2112.

La industria canábica tiene más que ofrecer para las mujeres

Jocelyn Diaz, La DePaulia Multimedia Assistant Editor May 8, 2022

Illinois Women in Cannabis (IWC) es una organización sin fines de lucro que brinda oportunidades educativas y de trabajo en red dentro de la industria del cannabis. En 2020, Amor Montes de Oca se unió...

The Feb. 27 report says that despite gains in legal gender equality over the last decade, a typical economy only gives women three-quarters the rights of men in the measured areas. (Photo courtesy of The World Bank)

World Bank: Women face legal discrimination in workforce

Bianca Cseke, Online Managing Editor April 8, 2019

Women around the world generally only receive three-quarters of the legal rights that men have, according to a report released by the World Bank in late February. Though several regions have seen improvements...

Alpha Sigma Kappa is the newest sorority to be initiated with DePaul’s Panhellenic Council.

Sorority for women in STEM inducted at DePaul

Emma Oxnevad, Online Managing Editor January 28, 2019

A new sorority was inducted Saturday aimed at uniting women pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), fields traditionally dominated by men. Alpha Sigma Kappa is a social...

Kidman stars as a disgraced police detective in Destroyer.

Five reasons to see ‘Destroyer’

Michael Brzezinski January 22, 2019

The moviegoing scene is pretty cluttered as of late with all of the holdovers from the holiday season, the award’s race and the new wave of thrillers and romances that January and February usually deliver....

New institute aims to boost number of women entrepreneurs

New institute aims to boost number of women entrepreneurs

Katelyn Henslin, Contributing Writer November 12, 2018

Leaders in DePaul University’s new Women in Entrepreneurship Institute – the only one of its kind nationwide – have created their own successful businesses and now want to help other women leap past...

Most recent Womens March focuses on marching to the polls

Most recent Women’s March focuses on marching to the polls

Xavier Ortega, Photo Chief October 15, 2018

Women's March Chicago returned to Grant Park for another rally and march on Saturday. The march comes just weeks before midterm elections, so organizers are focusing on encouraging people to vote. "As...

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Laugh track: Women in comedy continue to triumph over adversity

Marissa de la Cerda, Contributing Writer May 21, 2018

“Crude.” “Attention-seeking.” “Un-lady like.” “Un-feminist.” These are some of the reactions people have to female comedians and their jokes. Most recently, Michelle Wolf faced a lot...

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Demand for female voice-over actors growing

Varvara Makarevich, Contributing Writer April 9, 2018

Even though the glass ceiling has not yet been broken, women are getting there. They won the battle over their right to vote, to obtain high-level positions and to compete with men on the same level. Today,...

Despite an overall enrollment decline, the number of CDM students has surged in recent years.
(Victoria Williamson | The DePaulia)

Women in film production at DePaul doubles

Brian Pearlman, Nation & World Editor April 2, 2018

In 2017, Film and Television was the most popular major for new DePaul freshmen, and 53 percent of the university’s total enrollment was female. Women accounted for about 28 percent of the College of...

Performer Christian Borkey on stage during a performance. They are a part of DePaul Improv and Sketch Comedy (DISC) and the comedy group 2002 Chicago Bulls.  (Photo courtesy of Nathan Zimmerer)

Women’s work

Kate Graham, Contributing Writer February 26, 2018

Emerging from the January chill in her overalls and pink knit hat, Kristi Durkin rushes to sit down, rummages in her pockets for a scrap piece of paper and a pen, and begins to write a sketch idea on the...

Panelists from the Cultivating Confidence series speak to a crowd of women about barriers and challenges in the workplace and how to overcome them. Left to right: Heidi Stevens, Gerri Kahnweiler, Elinor Steele, Iliana Mora and Joyce Roche. (Photo courtesy of Cultivating Confidence)

Hear our roar: Women have spoken, the world must respond

Natalie Taylor October 16, 2017

“If we lean in too far, we’ll fall over,” said Heidi Stevens, writer of the column “Balancing Act” in the Chicago Tribune. Stevens referenced Sheryl Sandberg’s book “Lean In”, which urges...

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