Women’s Center

Take Back the Night (4/20)

Come to Student Union Ballroom 330 on Wednesday, 4/20/22, 7:00 – 10:00 PM for a night to honor victim-survivors of sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, stalking, and harassment through candlelight ceremony, sharing poetry, stories, songs, and open mic. This is a gender inclusive event and food & drink are provided! If you are interested in sharing […]

Justice Now Initiative Speaker Events

The Office for Diversity and Inclusion is proud to partner with the USG Justice Now Initiative for a series of guest lectures for Black History Month: Alicia Garza, “The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House: Activism in the 21st Century” — Feb 2 at 7:00 PM Abby Phillip, “Empowering Black Voices in Journalism” […]

Alicia Garza, Activism In The 21st Century

The Office for Diversity and Inclusion is pleased to announce guest speaker Alicia Garza, who will be giving a talk The Master’s Tools’ Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House: Activism in the 21st Century. An innovator, strategist, organizer, and cheeseburger enthusiast, Alicia Garza founded the Black Futures Lab to make Black communities powerful in politics. […]

Accepting Proposals: UConn Women’s Advance Conference 2022

The UConn Women’s Advance Conference is a professional development opportunity for women staff, faculty and graduate students 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. UConn staff, faculty, graduate students and community professionals are invited […]

In Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2022

The University of Connecticut will observe the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday on Monday, January 17. Observing this holiday provides an opportunity for all of us at UConn to reflect on Dr. King’s life and legacy. In particular, we invite you to reflect on the importance of standing up for racial, social, and economic justice […]

Stop Honor Killings

The Women’s Center is pleased to announce a seminar on gender-based violence with Dr. Rezvan Moghaddam, founder of the Iranian organization, “Stop Honor Killings,” along with an exhibition curated by Dr. Moghaddam and the Dodd Center’s Neda Izadi. Topic: Stopping Honor Killings Date: November 9, 2021 Time: 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM Format: Virtual We […]

Clothesline Project

The Women’s Center invites you to the Clothesline Project, an annual display of t-shirts made by survivors and secondary survivors of gender-based violence, as part of Domestic Violence Awareness month. Topic: Gender-Based Violence Date: October 18-19, 2021 Time: 2:00 – 6:00 PM Format: In-Person; Women’s Center Room, SU Building

Silent Witness 2021

The Women’s Center is hosting a Silent Witness exhibit to honor the lives lost to domestic violence. Viewer discretion is advised – the content displayed in the exhibit may be triggering for some. Date: October 8; October 15; October 22; October 29, 2021 Time: 12:00 – 3:00 PM Format: In-Person, Women’s Center Multi-Purpose Room in […]

LUNAFEST 2021

The Women’s Center is happy to announce the 20th annual LUNAFEST, the first traveling film festival celebrating stories by women, about women. Collectively, LUNAFEST films captivate audiences, compel dialogue and arm those who participate with both the knowledge and the motivation to make a difference in their communities. For more information about the films, please visit https://www.lunafest.org/filmmakers […]