Women's Resources Center
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
A reception will be held for the current exhibition at the Women's Resources Center, My(tho)histories. My(tho)histories is a collection of works by Julian Pahre, a two-time alum of the University of Illinois. Drawing from personal and mythic narratives, the artwork in this show queries notions of gender, sexuality, narrative and heroism.
Saturday, February 24, 2018
The Women’s Career Institute is a day long career and leadership program that offers a range of workshops and panel discussions designed to prepare women for the workforce. This year we will be covering topics such as finding a job, strategies for communication and leadership, strategies for addressing discrimination and harassment, and salary negotiation.
Monday, February 26, 2018
FEB 26 - “Broadening the Spectrum of Eating Disorders: Education and Services” feat. Yu-Yun Liu, Clinical Counselor, ED Treatment Team Co-Chair, The Counseling Center & Carina Bauer, Clinical Counselor, ED Treatment Team Co-Chair, The Counseling Center In honor of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week
Join us at the Women's Resources Center for our first installment of this semester's sexual health series! We will be answering all of the questions you've been too afraid to ask about masturbation and self pleasure with a vulva. Come visit a safe and inclusive space for an evening of dismissing myths, helpful information, resources, and fun!
Thursday, March 8, 2018
The Women’s Resources Center is hosting the 5th annual International Women’s Day Celebration on March 8th, 2017 from 9:00am-11am at the iHotel and Conference Center. This annual celebration, in conjunction with International Women’s Day celebrations across the globe, honors local efforts in our campus-community to improve the lives of women across the globe.
Monday, March 12, 2018
MAR 12 - “How to Communicate an Epidemic: Black Women, Media, and the Post-AIDS Era” feat. Carolyn Randolph, PhD. Alumnus, Institute for Communications Research Come join us for another Dish It Up Lunch on Us Program at the Women's Resources Center (every 2nd and 4th Monday at noon).
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
In honor of Women's History Month, the Women's Resources Center in collaboration with students from University Housing, is hosting a panel featuring women-identified people in the university who have a variety of disabilities. The panel will explore different perspectives on disability and how disability shapes the experience of womanhood.
Monday, March 26, 2018
MAR 26 -”The Authentic Engineer: The Intersection of Race and Gender in Engineering" feat. Kelly Cross, Postdoctoral Researcher, Illinois Foundry for Innovation in Engineering Education // In honor of Women in STEM (WiSTEM) Week at the University of Illinois
Monday, April 9, 2018
APR 9 - “Masculinity & Sexual Violence: Men as Perpetrators, Survivors, and Changemakers” feat. Ross Wantland, Director, Diversity and Social Justice Education In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month at the University of Illinois
Monday, April 23, 2018
APR 23 - “UndocuQueer: Intersections of Immigration and LGBTQ Activism” feat. Jorge Mena Robles, Assistant Director, La Casa Cultural Latina In honor of Latinx Awareness Month and Queer It Week at the University of Illinois
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
The Annual Feminist Film Festival is a grassroots event that uses art and alternative media to bring social issues to the fore. The festival strives to serve as a space for underrepresented artists and filmmakers to raise consciousness concerning issues related to gender, race, class, sexuality, ability and other dimensions of social identity.