Programs and Events

Alternative Service Break (ASB) Trips

In partnership with CSLEPS, students will travel to Guatemala on an Alternative Service Break trip. Participants will explore intersections of oppression with a focus gender issues while visiting several organizations in different cities throughout Guatemala.

Chancellor’s First Year Student Leadership Program

The Chancellor’s First Year Student Leadership Program is an opportunity for promising first year students to improve their leadership skills and self-knowledge and  through speakers, service projects, and networking events.  Participants will meet regularly at the Chancellor’s residence  to  interact with, and learn from, the Chancellor and Mrs. Woodson.  The program is a year long commitment that begins in the Spring semester and includes multi-year mentorship and service learning opportunities.  Learn more.

The Chocolate Festival

This annual event combines breast cancer awareness and wellness with delicious chocolate sampling and a silent auction.  Proceeds benefit the Women’s Center and breast cancer research & education.  Learn More.

Don't Cancel That Class

Don’t Cancel that Class: provides engaging, interactive workshops on a variety of gender and diversity issues for course instructors and campus organizations.  Women’s Center staff and trained peer educators provide customizable, high-quality discussions around topics such as constructions of race and gender in the music industry, international women’s health,  intimate partner violence, power & politics in sport, & much more.

Read to L.E.A.D. (Learn, Engage, Ask, Do)

A literacy focused mentorship program that pairs NCSU students, staff and faculty with youth-serving organizations in the community.  The program pairs literacy development with intentional conversations about gender, race/ethnicity, ability, and class.  Read to lead provides provides opportunities for NCSU community members to become leaders who embrace diversity and create positive change and on campus and in our community.  Learn More.

Take Back the Night

Take Back the Night - An annual event as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.  Take Back the Night includes a march and a speak out where survivors are empowered to share their stories of healing after violence. T-shirts painted by NCSU survivors of sexual and dating violence are displayed as another way to honor and share their experiences.  Learn More...

Women of Welch (WOW) Living & Learning Village

Women of Welch (WOW) Village-In partnership with University Housing, the Women’s Center facilitates a “living and learning” village for undergraduate female students.  Includes campus and community outreach and pairing with a WOW mentor that lives in the Village. Learn more..