Events

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 […]

Get In Formation: Finding the Feminism That Fits You (And the Rest of The World, Too!)

Tuesday, March 1, 6pm Student Union Theatre   Join us on for the Women’s Herstory Month Opening with Jamilah Lemieux.  She is the Senior Editor at EBONY, the magazine of record for African-Americans since 1945. An outspoken champion of Black women and girls, Jamilah is also a fierce advocate for racial equality, social justice and […]

Amplifying the Voices on the Ground

Join us for an evening of dialogue, networking and inspiration. Saturday, March 5 at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts. The evening will begin at 5pm with a panel discussion, in the Jorgensen Gallery.  Our goal for this forum is to center issues for communities that are traditionally marginalized; to make visible barriers to […]

Faith & Feminism

Join us this Thursday, 2/11 at 5pm in Laurel Hall 101, as we discuss the following question: What are the most pressing issues at the intersection of faith and gender, and how can women of different faiths and views derive strength and meaning from their respective religions? The panel will be moderated by Venida Rodman […]

Go Red for Women Workshop Cancelled

CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER – WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR A LATER DATE. Join us for a workshop designed to empower women with education & awareness on their number one health risk, heart disease. Resources and blood pressure screenings will be provided for participants. Come and learn about saving lives from heart disease and stroke…including your […]

Use Your Voice – Concert with GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter Patty Griffin

Join us for the Use Your Voice concert at 8pm with GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter Patty Griffin and sister artists Sara Watkins and Anaïs Mitchell as part of a major U.S. tour and voter engagement drive in conjunction with the National League of Women Voters.  Tickets for the concert are available for purchase on the Jorgensen […]

Man Up! with Dr. Michael Kimmel

Join us for an evening with Dr. Michael Kimmel, one of the world’s leading experts on men and masculinities. “Man Up!” is an event that will provide students, of all gender identities, an opportunity to explore masculinity through Dr. Kimmel’s talk. The event aims to provide people with the information they need to understand societal […]

#SAYHERNAME Vigil

On October 20th, join us in a #SAYHERNAME vigil and rally as we remember and acknowledge black female victims of state-sanctioned violence. Sandra Bland, Shelly Frey, Kendra Moore and hundreds unknown women have lost their lives, and it is time to call for a more gender inclusive movement towards racial justice. This event is part of a […]

Call For Proposals – 2016 Women’s Advance Conference

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 […]