Women’s Center

2024 MLK Week of Events

JAN 15: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service empowers individuals, strengthens communities, bridges barriers, creates solutions to social problems, and moves us closer to Dr. King’s vision of a “Beloved Community.” Dr. King believed in a nation of freedom and justice for all, and encouraged […]

Samara Joy Cabaret (11/18)

The H. Fred Simons African American Cultural Center (AACC) & the UConn Women’s Center are excited to cohost the Samara Joy Cabaret! Rising star Samara Joy’s velvety, smooth voice puts her own enchanting interpretation on jazz standards from the Great American Songbook. After winning the 2019 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition at the age […]

Women’s Center 50th: Melissa Harris-Perry (11/4)

The Women’s Center 50th invites you to come celebrate its 50th Anniversary with Melissa Harris Perry. Professor Melissa Harris-Perry is the Maya Angelou Presidential Chair at Wake Forest University where she teaches courses on American politics and elections at the intersections of race, place, and gender. She is the founder and President of the Anna […]

Student Parent Support Symposium 2022 (May 18-19)

The Women’s Center and the Office for Diversity and Inclusion are excited to promote the 2022 Virtual National Student Parent Support Symposium! This nationally-acclaimed symposium put on by The Ohio State University brings together students, community and higher education professionals to discuss best practices, policies, research, program models, and community collaboration when supporting post-secondary parenting […]

Women’s Advance Conference (5/17)

This year’s 2022 Women’s Advance conference will be held in person! The UConn Women’s Advance Conference is a professional development opportunity for women staff and faculty at all levels of the University that is designed to expand skills, increase knowledge, and enhance networks to promote a more inclusive and supportive working and learning environment at […]

From Childhood Sexual Abuse to Campus Sexual Assault (4/15)

WGSS and the Women’s Center invite you to “From Childhood Sexual Abuse to Campus Sexual Assault: Black Feminist Perspectives,” a panel discussion event for Sexual Awareness and Prevention Month. Long-time Black feminist activists, artists, national thought leaders, and youth program builders will discuss their work in the anti-sexual violence movement and how to support multi-time survivors […]

Know My Name – Chanel Miller (4/18)

The Women’s Center, Asian American Cultural Center, and USG invite you to a talk given by Chanel Miller, an artist, writer, and author of Know My Name. First known publicly as Emily Doe, Miller is the survivor of the Stanford University sexual assault case that exposed the harsh reality of what many victims face. Her […]