Author: Kathy Fischer

Looking to Get Involved? Join a Committee!

The Women’s Center is currently searching for committee members for our Programming, Marketing, Outreach, and Internal Relations committees! Through their work at the Women’s Center, committee members will have the opportunity to develop a variety of professional skills within a community of students and staff dedicated to promoting gender equity at UConn.   Programming is […]

Candlelight Vigil for Memory and Justice

As we begin a new year at UConn, we pause to reflect upon the events at Charlottesville and countless lives that have been ended too soon in the long struggle against white supremacy, fascism, anti-semitism, islamophobia, homophobia, patriarchy, and all forms of oppression and marginalization, and to affirm our commitment to building a university and […]

UConn Women’s Advance Conference

The UConn Women’s Advance Conference is a professional development opportunity for women staff, faculty and graduate students 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.   Tuesday, May 9, 2017 UConn Avery […]

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 […]