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WELCOME TO THE WOMEN’S CENTER

The NC State Women’s Center is one of four Campus Community Centers (along with the GLBT Center, Multicultural Student Affairs, and the African American Cultural Center) housed under the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity (OIED).

The mission of the Women’s Center is to build and create a community of authentic and engaged allies and leaders to pursue gender equity and social justice; enhancing the campus climate through education, advocacy, support and leadership development.

Empowered, Encouraged and Hopeful: Women of Color Retreat

Empowered, Encouraged and Hopeful: Women of Color Retreat

Forty-seven faculty, staff and students of color departed campus on Friday, November 10, 2017 to embark on NC State’s first Women of Color Retreat. The retreat, an inaugural program of the Women’s Center, moves beyond a diversity and inclusion rhetoric and engages in inclusive practices that claim space and reclaim the stories of experiences of women of color at NC State.

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FALL 2017

Jan
25
Thu
From Theory to Praxis: A Discussion on Gender Trouble
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Discussing Butler’s Theory of Gender Performativity and the implications on people’s lives. What does this mean? How can we move toward a more inclusive future?

Social Justice January: How Broken English Made Me Whole: The Politics of Race and Language @ Park Shops 210
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join the OIED Campus Community Centers for the 2018 Social Justice January Lecture by Dr. Jamila Lyiscott, activist, author and educator. Her lecture, “How Broken English Made Me Whole: The Politics of Race and Language,” is designed to address white privilege within and beyond the classroom.

Jan
26
Fri
Feminist Friday
Jan 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Social Justice January: Student Activism Workshop: Community Culture Circles: From Critical Analysis to Social Action @ Witherspoon 356
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Student leaders are invited to join the OIED Campus Community Centers for the 2018 Social Justice January Student Activism Workshop. This year’s workshop will be facilitated by Dr. Jamila Lyiscott, activist, author and educator. The workshop, “Community Culture Circles: From Critical Analysis to Social Action,” models powerful strategies for moving to collective social action and toward the goal of individual and collective accountability.

Planner Party @ Women's Center 5210 Talley Student Union
Jan 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This Friday, bring your planner and your favorite planner things and let’s get a jumpstart on 2018! Come get some tips for staying on top of things this semester and slaying your organization! All planners, calendars, and journals are welcome tools. Some resources will be made available.

Jan
29
Mon
Drop In Counseling Hours
Jan 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Staff members from the Counseling Center will be able to meet with students without an appointment on Mondays from 2-4pm. Private rooms are available.

NEWS AND EVENTS

From Theory to Praxis: Discussions on Intersectional Feminist Theory

From Theory to Praxis: Discussions on Intersectional Feminist Theory

The GLBT Center and the Women’s Center will co-host discussions on intersectional feminist theory that will focus on how these theories show up in our everyday lives and inform our work as social justice advocates. Featured works are Gender Trouble by Judith Butler and Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza by Gloria Anzaldúa.

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Social Justice January

Social Justice January

Join the OIED Campus Community Centers for the 2018 Social Justice January lecture and student activism workshop. Both events will be facilitated by Dr. Jamila Lyiscott, activist and educator, who will discuss strategies for resistance and ways to speak truth to power.

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January Reading List

January Reading List

January’s book list focus is Social Justice, so as you find events on campus to participate in this month, you can also build your own library with great books to inspire and spark action.

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Stalking Awareness Month

Stalking Awareness Month

This month is a vital time for the Women’s Center to raise awareness and to educate the campus about stalking and how it intersects with both interpersonal violence and sexual violence.

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2018 Gender and Equity Research Symposium

2018 Gender and Equity Research Symposium

The NC State Women’s Center Gender & Equity Research Symposium an initiative of the Women’s Center, bridges the interdisciplinary nature of gender and equity work at NC State University by putting social justice and equity research into action.

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Spring IPV Workshops

Spring IPV Workshops

Learn about interpersonal violence prevention from The Movement Peer Educators. The Movement are trained peer educators who lead discussions about various issues of gender equity and violence prevention.

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NC State is one of 80 universities to receive a 2017 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. The HEED award recognizes universities whose diversity and inclusion efforts show a broad understanding of diversity, including gender, race, ethnicity, military service, disabilities, membership in the LGBT community and more.

NC State is one of 80 universities to receive a 2017 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. Read more >