Distinguished Lecture Series (DLS)

The UWM Distinguished Lecture Series at UWM presents

Welcome to the Wolfpack:  An Evening with

Abby Wambach

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 7PM

UWM Student Union, Wisconsin Room

2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI 53211

UWM welcomes Abby Wambach as our Spring 2020 Distinguished Lecture Series speaker.  Wambach is a two-time Olympic gold medalist, FIFA World Cup Champion, and to date, holds the record for highest international goal scorer for male and female soccer players.  Wambach will share her inspiring story about her career, activist platforms, and revolutionary “8 Rules to Change the Game” for all aspiring leaders.   

An activist for equality and inclusion, she is the author of newly released WOLFPACK and New York Times bestseller Forward: A Memoir. Wambach is co-founder of Wolfpack Endeavor, which is revolutionizing leadership development for women in the workplace and beyond through her champion mindset, individualized coaching, and team-bound focus. Wambach currently lives in Florida with her wife and three children.   

For more information, call 414.229.5780 or email activities@uwm.edu. Presented by Union Student Involvement and CHAARG, with the support of Women’s Resource Center, UWM Athletics, LGBTQ+ Resource Center, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, University Recreation, Department of Kinesiology, and the Lubar Entrepreneurship Center.


All tickets are FREE for UWM students and can be picked up at the UWM Student Union Information Desk beginning March 23.

All non-UWM student tickets will be available at the Information Desk beginning April 1.

General public tickets will be available online as well – check back on April 1 for link.  

In Advance:                                                                     At the door (if not sold out):

Free UWM Students                                                         Free UWM Students

$10 Non-UWM Students                                                     $12 Non-UWM Students

$12 Campus Community                                                    $15 Campus Community

$15 General Public                                                             $20 General Public


Complementary Programs

AAUW Salary Negotiation Workshop 
5 Feb ǀ Workshop 
11:00am – 1:00pm ǀ Union 280 

Journaling as Self-Care
11 Feb ǀ Workshop
12:00pm- 1:30pm ǀ Women’s Resource Center WG93

Warm Up With the WRC
12 Feb ǀ Small Activity
12:00pm– 2:00pm ǀ Women’s Resource Center WG93

13 Feb ǀ Yoga
2:00pm – 3:30pm ǀ Black Student Cultural Center (Bolton 170)

Diverse Ideas and Valentines Card-Making
14 Feb ǀ Activity and Small Discussion/Lecture
11:30am – 1:30pm ǀ Lubar Entrepreneurship Center

Identity Coffee Hour Presents: Womxn Grad Students
3 Mar  ǀ  Networking
2:30pm-3:30pm ǀ Inclusive Excellence Center 

Sex Differences in the Marathon
4 Mar ǀ Class
11:00am-12:00pm ǀ Bolton B56

The Wolfpack: Distinguished Lecture Series Book Club
9-11 Mar ǀ Book Club
March 9: Book pick up 8:00am-5:00pm
March 26: First Meeting 7:00pm-8:00pm
April 8: Second Meeting 7:00pm-8:00pm
Student Involvement Collab Space

International Women’s Day
9 Mar ǀ  Various Activities
11:00am-2:00pm ǀ  Union Concourse

“Girls in Film” Film Festival
9 Mar ǀ  Film Festival
7:00pm-9:00pm ǀ   Union Cinema

FIFA Tournament
24 Mar ǀ Video Game Tournament
11:30am-2:30pm ǀ Union Concourse

Somos Latinas: Voices of Wisconsin Latina Activists
25 Mar ǀ  Book Talk
5:30pm- 7:30pm ǀ  Lubar Entrepreneurship Center

Arthur Ashe ’68 Virtual Reality Experience
1 Apr ǀ Virtual Reality experience
11:00am-3:00pm ǀ Union Concourse

Soccer Films Double Feature
7 Apr ǀ Union Cinema
5:00pm-6:15pm ǀ She’s the Man
7:00pm- 9:15pm ǀ Bend It Like Beckham

BrewCity Bruisers Excursion
18 Apr ǀ  Excursion
6pm ǀ  UWM Panther Arena
Buses leave UWM Concourse at 5pm

Intramural Sports 3v3 Soccer Tournament
19 Apr ǀ Soccer games
10:00am-3:00pm ǀ Engelmann Field or Engelmann Gym (if weather is poor)

Equal Pay Bake Sale
21 Apr ǀ Bake Sale
11:00am-1:00pm ǀ Union Atrium

Denim Day and Take Back the Night
29 Apr ǀ March
7:00pm-9:00pm ǀ  Spaights Plaza