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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.

The 2019 Gender & Equity Research Symposium

The 2019 Gender & 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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UPCOMING EVENTS

Apr
1
Mon
The Clothesline Project
Apr 1 – Apr 30 all-day
The Clothesline Project

Adapted from the national campaign, NC State’s The Clothesline Project gives primary and secondary survivors of interpersonal violence a space to speak and heal through artwork. Students, faculty and staff can drop into one of the four campus community centers during designated weeks throughout the month to create a t-shirt:

GLBT Center: April 1-5
African American Cultural Center: April 8-12
Women’s Center: April 15-19
Multicultural Student Affairs: April 22-26

Shirts will also be on display in Talley Student Union for the entire month.
Please see go.ncsu.edu/SAAM for more info on events and programs throughout the month of April in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Apr
18
Thu
Masculinities Cohort: Session 8
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Session 8: Closing

The Masculinities Project is a semester long cohort with the mission to understand the construction and impact of masculinities on individuals and communities. Through facilitated critical dialogue and action students come together to learn about masculinities, share experiences related to masculinities and envision a more gender equitable and socially just campus community and society. This is a closed cohort held in the Women’s Center.

Apr
19
Fri
Introduction to BIRT
Apr 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Building: Talley Student Union: (Room – 3210)

Apr
23
Tue
SAAM: Consent 101
Apr 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join the Movement Peer Educators in an interactive, in depth conversation focused on consent. Participants will learn what consent may look or sound like, and what it is not. This workshop also creates space for participants and peer educators to discuss how to navigate real life scenarios in which giving or obtaining consent may be complicated.

Please see go.ncsu.edu/SAAM for more info on events and programs throughout the month of April in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Apr
24
Wed
Denim Day
Apr 24 all-day
Free and Confidential STI/HIV Testing @ Talley 4132
Apr 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Alliance of AIDS Services – Carolina will provide FREE and CONFIDENTIAL HIV and STI testing today 1-4 PM. No insurance paperwork or appointment required.

Stop by and request HIV (rapid and traditional), syphilis, Gonorrhea/chlamydia, and hepatitis C testing. Free safer sex supplies (latex and non-latex condoms, female condoms, lubricant and dental dams) will also be available.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sexual Assault and Awareness Month

Sexual Assault and Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), which is part of a national attempt to bring attention to the issue of sexual violence. During this month, the Women’s Center holds various events and trainings to help raise awareness about sexual violence, create a campus which supports survivors, and teaches members of the Wolfpack to be active bystanders.

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Feminist Fridays

Feminist Fridays

Feminist Fridays create a community of scholars who believe in collaborative leadership through engaging in critical discourse and reflection.

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The Masculinities Project

The Masculinities Project

Our goal is to engage our community in unpacking how we are all impacted by masculinities. Through facilitated critical dialogue and action, our community will create a more equitable campus community and society.

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April Reading List

April Reading List

April’s reading list was created to raise awareness of and bring light to the intersections of sexual assault/violence given it is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). TRIGGER WARNING: Given that the content and nature of these books are related to sexual assault/violence, Please take care of yourself.

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Drop In Counseling

Drop In Counseling

The Women’s Center will host its weekly Drop-In Counseling Hours on Mondays in the Women’s Center Lounge (Talley 5210). Stop by if you want to talk about anything (classes, family, identity, stress, etc.).

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GET INVOLVED

One of the main functions of the NC State Women’s Center is to help our students connect and form community. The staff of the Center advises and supports student organizations and also keeps students engaged and aware of what’s happening on campus, many times through our ongoing clubs and opportunities for engagement and growth. For more details on any of our standing events below, please check out the calendar.

IN THE NEWS

Check out our latest articles and stories from the Diversity Digest and NC State News.

Placing Community at the Center

Placing Community at the Center

NC State’s campus community centers prepare students to live, work and thrive in our diverse world. They provide support for underrepresented groups to succeed on campus and finish their degrees here.

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Introducing: Feminist Theory Thursdays

Introducing: Feminist Theory Thursdays

Feminist Theory Thursdays are staff- and faculty-facilitated conversations about how they utilize theory within their everyday practice by challenging dominant norms, working to dismantle systems which oppress and creating spaces in which NC State students can move authentically in and out of academia and their everyday experiences.

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The INSIGHT Into Diversity HEED (Higher Education Excellence in Diversity) Award measures an institution’s level of achievement and intensity of commitment in regard to broadening diversity and inclusion on campus. NC State also received the HEED Award in 2017 and 2014.

The INSIGHT Into Diversity HEED (Higher Education Excellence in Diversity) Award measures an institution’s level of achievement and intensity of commitment in regard to broadening diversity and inclusion on campus. NC State also received the HEED Award in 2017 and 2014.