Events

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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’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 […]

Women’s Day at the Capitol – Intersectional Feminism 101

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 9:30am-2pm in Old Judiciary Room, 3rd floor, State Capitol building    Monica Raye Simpson and Reia Chapman from SisterSong   What is intersectional feminism? “The view that women experience oppression in varying configurations and in varying degrees of intensity. Cultural patterns of oppression are not only interrelated, but are bound together and influenced […]