Author: Kathy Fischer

2 Dope Queens

Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson, together form the comedic team of 2 Dope Queens. Known for their popular podcast, 2 Dope Queens will be performing at Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts as one of the highlight events of Women’s Herstory Month. Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 8pm Admission is FREE for UConn undergraduate students […]

Start Smart – Salary Negotiation for Women

The Start Smart workshop is specifically designed to empower women college students about to enter the job market with the skills and confidence to successfully negotiate their salary and benefits packages. By learning strategies and practicing effective language, participants gain valuable skills they can use throughout their lives — well beyond their next negotiation.  This […]

LUNAFEST Film Festival

Thursday, April 6 from 5pm-6:30pm in Konover Auditorium at the Dodd Research Center LUNAFEST is a traveling film festival of award-winning short films by, for and about women. This season’s program of six selected films will compel discussion, make you laugh, tug at your heartstrings and motivate you to make a difference in your community.  […]

Interfaith & Feminism

Feminism and faith are firmly connected because our views on gender have deep roots in religious doctrines.  This panel will explore the most pressing issues at the intersection of faith and gender, and how women of different faiths can collaborate across differences and work together in coalition for gender equity and justice.

100 Years of Women Scholarship Award

The University of Connecticut’s Women’s Center is pleased to announce the granting of the 100 Years of Women Scholarship Award for the twenty-fifth year. The 100 Years of Women Scholarship Fund was established in 1992 to honor a current matriculated UConn undergraduate or graduate student or a high school senior planning to enroll in the […]

2017 UConn Women’s Advance Conference – Call for Proposals

The UConn Women’s Advance Conference is a professional development opportunity for women staff and faculty at all levels of the University that is designed to expand skills, increase knowledge, and enhance networks to promote a more inclusive and supportive working and learning environment at the University.   The UConn Women’s Advance Conference Planning Committee is […]

Women’s Circle

Women’s Circle is a supportive, facilitated group for women identified students to share, explore, build skills, and encourage one another to live authentically in all aspects of their lives. This semester’s Circle will focus on self-discovery and empowerment through meaningful, gender-relevant discussions and capacity building activities that focus on self-exploration, examining societal messages about identity […]

Suicide Prevention Week 2016

Field of Memories Monday 9/26/16 – Friday 9/30/16, on the Student Union Lawn The Be Aware Show You Care Flag Exhibit is a powerful and poignant visual display representing the 1000+ suicides that occur on U. S. college campuses each year. Come and personalize a flag to show your support and awareness or honor a […]

Women in STEM (WiS) Mentoring Program Seeking Mentors

Women in STEM (WiS) Mentoring Program of the Women’s Center is an initiative designed to support underclasswomen pursuing STEM degrees through the mentorship of their upperclasswomen peers.  We are searching for a dedicated group of proactive and committed mentors to guide and encourage our mentees. The program spans the full 2016-2017 academic year and is […]