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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.

2019 Womxn of Color Retreat

 

The Womxn of Color Retreat (WOCR) focuses on awareness-building, reflection and actualization. Sponsored by the NC State Women’s Center and campus partners, WOCR serves any self-identified womxn of color, inclusive of cis, trans, femme, and gender-queer Latinx and/or Hispanic, Indigenous and/or Native, Black, African, Asian, Pacific Islander, Desi American and those of any multiracial group at NC State University.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Oct
1
Tue
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Oct 1 – Oct 31 all-day
Silent Witness Exhibit
Oct 1 – Oct 31 all-day

The Silent Witness Project is an exhibit in memory of victims of domestic violence. The Women’s Center hosts this exhibit in the Talley Lobby in order to increase awareness and education about the impacts of domestic violence in our community. Each life-size silhouette carries a plaque with the story of a person who was murdered as a result of domestic violence. NCSU’s Silent Witness Project is modeled after the Silent Witness National Initiative whose goal it is to eliminate domestic violence murders in the United States by the year 2020.

Oct
16
Wed
DVAM: Healthy Relationships 101 @ Women's Center Lounge
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join the Movement Peer Educators during Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) as they provide participants with introductory information regarding healthy relationships. Participants will recognize the differences between healthy and unhealthy relationships, know that healthy relationships are attainable and become aware of resources available in regards to relationship violence.

For more information, please see go.ncsu.edu/dvam

Oct
18
Fri
LYBD Summit
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Join the Women’s Center in celebrating Love Your Body Day (LYBD)! The summit includes collective presentations from campus partners including Dr. Elizabeth Nelson in Women and Gender Studies, Multicultural Student Affairs, the GLBT Center, and more! The theme, “Revolutionizing All Bodies” is designed to provide discussion on navigating institutions which are not structured to provide intersectional care to all humans. Join us for just one session or join us all day!

Oct
19
Sat
University Open House Info Fair Tabling @ Talley Student Union
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Oct
21
Mon
DVAM: Interpersonal and Sexual Violence in the GLBT Community @ Talley 4280
Oct 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This two-hour workshop is open to NC State undergraduates, graduate students, staff, faculty and alumni as well as interested members of the local community. The workshop is designed to help participants understand the ways that interpersonal and sexual violence are experienced by members of the GLBT community, reasons why GLBT people are less likely to report, and ways to support GLBT survivors.

Registration: https://reporter.ncsu.edu/link/courseview?courseID=OIED-GLBT-006&deptName=OIED

GET INVOLVED

One of the main functions of the NC State Women’s Center is to help connect students form a community of engaged allies and leaders. We do this through our many programmatic offerings including large scale events, small group discussions, and awareness campaigns that promote gender equity and social justice.

There are many ways to get involved with the Women’s Center, including becoming a trained peer-educator, participating in small group cohorts, and becoming a volunteer or intern. For more details on any of our standing events below, please check out the calendar or subscribe to our weekly newsletter below.

IN THE NEWS

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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.