Author: Kathy Fischer

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 […]

Women’s Advance Conference – Registration Open!

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.  Thursday, May 12, 2016 UConn Storrs Campus President of […]

LUNAFEST – Film Festival

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 5pm Konover Auditorium, 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. Incredibly […]