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#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 […]

FYE Requests

All FYE instructors/mentors should sign up for their VAWPP workshop as soon as possible. Please note that there are a limited number of workshops we can offer in a given week, thus we have designed the google doc to reflect our Peer Facilitator’s availability over an 11 week period (9/14 – 11/30). There are far […]

2015 Outstanding Senior Women Academic Achievement Awards Recipients

The Outstanding Senior Women Academic Achievement Awards were established as part of the University of Connecticut’s celebration of the 100 Years of Women at UConn in 1993. The Provost’s Office, the Alumni Association, and the Women’s Center sponsor the annual awards ceremony to honor outstanding women undergraduates (and graduate students from the Graduate School, the […]

Call for Proposals – UConn Women’s Advance Conference

  The UConn Women’s Advance Conference is a professional development opportunity for female identified 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 […]

Anita Hill – Speaking Truth to Power

Wednesday, November 12, Student Union Theatre An entire country watched transfixed as a poised, beautiful African-American woman in a blue dress sat before a Senate committee of 14 white men and with a clear, unwavering voice recounted the repeated acts of sexual harassment she had endured while working with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. […]