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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 be a catalyst and resource advancing gender equity on campus. Through education, advocacy and leadership development, the Center provides programming, leadership opportunities and support services to members of the campus community.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM)

Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM)

Did you know that domestic violence is the most common to occur to women age 18-24? Domestic violence can affect anyone regardless of age, gender, sexuality, race, etc. The Women’s Center will be recognizing Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October.

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FALL 2017

Oct
24
Tue
Book Club
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

This semester’s Book Club will focus on “I thought it was just me (but it isn’t)” by Brené Brown.

Oct
26
Thu
Escalation Film Screening @ Park Shops 210
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Escalation Film Screening @ Park Shops 210

Join The Movement Peer Educators and Student Government for a film screening and facilitated discussion of the film Escalation, as part of the It’s On Us Week of Action. This 40 minute film is based on a true story of relationship violence, and will be followed by a discussion about the red flags of relationship violence, as well as information about what to do as a bystander.

Counselors from the Counseling Center will be in attendance at this event.

Oct
27
Fri
Candy, Condoms, and Consent
Oct 27 all-day
Feminist Friday
Oct 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Feminist Fridays are both a community and an opportunity. It’s purpose is to provide an opportunity for transformative learning through discussion and critical reflection, often provoking dissonance and attending to the intersections of one’s micro or individual, level characteristics and how they interact with macro level systemic issues. Join for the supportive community, leadership opportunities, or engage in discourse about issues of equity within a variety of cultures.

Feminist Friday Potluck
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join the Feminist Friday collective for a Friday evening potluck and showing of Hocus Pocus, a Halloween classic! You won’t want to miss the delicious goodies nor an evening with the Sanderson sisters!

Oct
30
Mon
An Intersectional Discussion on Latinx Queer Identity, Coalitions & Solidarity @ Women's Center Lounge
Oct 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join the Women’s Center and the GLBT Center as we facilitate a discussion on the introduction to Karma Chavez’s Queer Migration Politics: Activist Rhetoric and Coalitional Possibilities. This event is designed bring together the celebrations of Latinx Heritage Month and GLBT History Month beyond September and October.This event will explore the intersections of Latinx Queer Identities with activism and the possibilities for coalition building. If you are interested in participating in this discussion, please email Maria Tudela at matudela@ncsu.edu.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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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Wellness Wednesdays

Wellness Wednesdays

The Women’s Center and University Recreation will offer a variety of programs and activities every Wednesday in the Women’s Center. We will use a social justice lens designed to foster the development of healthy habits and identities, and lay the groundwork for students to lead a balanced, and healthy lifestyle.

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Women of Color Retreat

Women of Color Retreat

The Women of Color Retreat serves to create a community focused on finding meaning, healing, support, trust, and to reach actualization by focusing on the inner parts of the self.

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Fall IPV Workshops

Fall 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.