The Women’s Center empowers women to engage as leaders in a diverse and changing world. They are a student-centered learning community that provides resources and engages women and men in educational dialogue around gender-related issues.
The USD Women’s Center presents the following events in support of Women’s History Month:
- Art Exhibit: Historical Portrayal of Women in American Media is on display in the Student Life Pavilion Exhibit Hall starting Monday, March 15th through Wednesday, March 31, 2010.
- On Tuesday, March 16th the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice is holding its annual International Women’s Day breakfast “Through Her Eyes: Critical perspectives from the girl child today” from 7 - 9:30 a.m. Tickets are $22 general admission and $8 for students. The Women’s Center is offering a limited number of free student tickets. At the breakfast you will hear an update from the 54th annual session of the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations in New York, as well as reports from USD students and representatives of local and global organizations, working with women and girls in areas affected by conflict. For more information please visit the event listing.
- Experiences of Diverse Women Discussion on Thursday, March 18 at 12:15-2:00 p.m. in the United Front Multicultural Center, SLP 418. Campus community members are invited to join in open discussion regarding diversity and women at USD. Refreshments and dessert provided.
- Where the Water Meets the Sky viewing and discussion on Thursday, March 18 from 7-8:30 p.m. in the KIPJ Theatre. This film shares the story of empowering the women of Zambia through the power of filmmaking, enabling them to tell their stories and raise awareness in their communities about HIV/AIDS. For more information please visit the event listing.
- “Crap! I’m about to graduate!: My biological clock is ticking… or so they tell me” on Wednesday, March 24 from 7-8:30 p.m. in UC 107. Join in discussion with other senior women on the verge of transitioning into “life after college” This is the first of three sessions being offered this semester. Facilitated by Dr. Sarah Burke Odland of Communication Studies.
For more information about the Women’s Center please visit their website.