Educating global changemakers.

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Educating global changemakers.

During Women's History Month, we celebrate Katies who are claiming their place in history and making a difference at home and around the world. Like Maka Chikowero '26, an activist for women's rights and girls' education who founded a nonprofit and has been invited to speak at the United Nations twice.


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Join our legacy of influential and visionary women. St. Catherine University guides an inclusive community of women to learn and discern wisely, live and lead justly, and shape a better world.


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Courageous Leadership

Courageous Leadership: Our Efforts to Educate Women & Girls in Afghanistan 

This event celebrates truly courageous Afghan social entrepreneurs leaders. They are refugees from their homes, relentlessly working to bring Afghan women and girls education and hope. We will be joined by speakers Pashtana Zlamia Khan Durrani, Founder of LEARN Afghanistan, and Roya Mahboob, Founder & CEO of Digital Citizen Fund. These amazing women will be discussing their leadership journeys and their experiences creating organizations that directly address literacy for women in Afghanistan and beyond. Attendees will hear about action items they can take within their own communities and how they can contribute to improved literacy worldwide. In 2012, Pashtana was featured in the #100Timestalks and was among the BBC 100 Most Influential Women list in 2021. In 2013, Roya was recognized for her work in TIME Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World and is a member of the 2014 Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards, Civic Innovators, and Young Leader of World Economic Form. The School of Business and the Katie Leadership Impact Program could not be more excited to host these amazing speakers and help bring their stories to the Katie Community and beyond. 

This event is free, however, seats are reserved and advance booking is required through the O'Shaughnessy.

Easter Vigil

 Join us for Easter Vigil at 8 p.m. in Jeanne d'Arc Auditorium in Whitby (building #14 on the" target="_blank">campus map).

Contact the" target="_blank">Center for Spirituality and Social Justice at 651-690-6724 or with'>">… questions.
Virtual attendance:
Mass will be live-streamed for those attending virtually:…; target="_blank">Zoom link

In-person attendance:
Face masks are optional.
Communion is received via hand.
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