Meaning, Healing, Support and Trust: Womxn of Color Retreat
With a complete overhaul from the previous year’s retreat, the 2018 Womxn of Color Retreat boasted a new robust 3-day curriculum with the theme of Developing and Embracing a Revolutionary Consciousness: Awareness Building, Reflection and Actualization.
Feminist Fridays: Fostering Community, Cultivating Creativity
April 20, 2018 marked the last Feminist Friday of the academic year at the Women’s Center. Aarón Sánchez Guerra, graduating senior majoring in English, led the final discussion titled, "Narcoviolencia: War Upon Womxn in the Borderlands."
Second Annual Gender and Equity Symposium Forges New Ground
With a staff of only five, the NC State Women’s Center has proven itself to be a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens by hosting events with big impact, such as last spring’s first campus-wide Gender and Equity Research Symposium. Continuing its mission to change the world for the better beginning with the NC State community, the Women’s Center hosted its second annual Gender and Equity Research Symposium on Monday, April 2, 2018.
#MeToo or #MeWho? Visibility and Representation in the #MeToo Movement
While the #MeToo hashtag exploded on the scene in October 2017 in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, it was not until several days and weeks later that the true origin story of #MeToo reached the same audience.
From Theory to Praxis: Intersectional Feminist Theory
This academic year has seen the creation of a program that seeks to take academic conversations out of the classroom and ground the work of the campus community in a theoretical framework. “From Theory to Praxis” is designed to turn discourse into observable action, cultivate community and provide an opportunity to engage with challenging academic thought and literature.