Programs and Events
Equal Pay Day(s)
Equal Pay Day educates about the wage gap and acknowledges how far into the year women must work to earn what cis men earned in the previous year. People of color, queer people, people of different abilities, and people outside of the gender binary are all affected in different ways.
Feminist Fridays are weekly conversation hours dedicated to raising awareness and engaging dialogue around a broad sprectrum of issues through a feminist lens. Discussion topics are chosen by presenters who facilitate the dialogue and inform the audience about their topic. Feminist Fridays are led by and open to students, staff, faculty, and community members.
Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop
Negotiating salaries and benefits is a challenge for individuals at all stages of their careers. Start Smart workshops are specifically designed for college students about to enter the job market. By using the skills taught in this workshop, you are prepared to negotiate your starting salary and narrow the gender wage gap early, improve your lifelong earning potential, articulate your value, build confidence in your negotiation style, sharpen your budgeting skills.
The Vagina Monologues
The Vagina Monologues is an award-winning play based on V-Day Founder, playwright, performer and activist Eve Ensler's interviews with more than 200 women. With humor and grace the piece celebrates women's sexuality and strength. The purpose of the Monologues is to raise awareness and funds for local anti-violence organization, ACCESS (Assault Care Center Extending Shelter and Support).
(Woc)Mentorship Series provides structured opportunities for womxn of colour (woc) to engage with one another through various events. Participants will form connections with (woc)mentors to provide support regarding academic and personal concerns and accomplishments.
Women's Equality Day
Women's Equality Day (August 26) commemorates the ratification of the 19th Amendment prohibiting states and government from denying the right to vote to US citizens on the basis of sex.
Womxn of Colour Network
Womxn of Colour Equity and Leadership Initiative is designed to promote engagement and leadership through the following avenues: the creation of community and networks for women, education through institutional training and curriculum development, in collaboration with academic and administrative departments and units.