Upcoming Events

Real Talk: How to Talk to a Friend about Relationship Violence

Learn about the warning signs and how to have that difficult conversation with friends who may be in unhealthy, unsafe relationships. All genders are welcome.

Monday, April 21, 7-8pm, Women's Center 2000 Sheridan Road, Evanston


Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day 

Northwestern University welcomes children ages 8-16 to both the Chicago and Evanston campuses to explore careers in various fields including sciences, math, performing arts, sports, and more!

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Thursday, April 24, 2014 Chicago and Evanston


Dining with Dynamos

1 female alumnae. 15 students. Eat. Learn. Ask Questions. Be inspired.

How do you find a path that is fulfilling and challenging?  What do success or happiness look like?  How can you learn from those who have walked before you at Northwestern?  Join the Women’s Center for its inaugural year of Dining with Dynamos where we invite one female alumnae to have dinner with 15 female undergraduate students.  Check back soon to find out about our May 20th Dynamo!

May 20, 6-8pm, John Evans Alumni Center

Email Alecia Wartowski at alecia.wartowski@northwestern.edu to RSVP.


The Next 50 Years: Creating a Campus Climate of Equity and Respect

Gary Howard, MEd, an equity consultant, trainer, and activist, will offer insight as to how we can address cultural competence at work and how we create a climate of equity and respect at Northwestern University. He will speak to students about how to take an active role in shifting the dynamics of power and privilege. He will also work with faculty to share their own best practices for building culturally responsive learning communities. 

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

11:30-1:30       Lunchtime keynote for Chicago staff, faculty and students

7:00-9:00         Evening keynote for Evanston students, staff and faculty 

Thursday, May 8, 2014

8:30-10:30       Breakfast workshop for faculty (max of 40 participants)

11:30-1:30       Lunchtime keynote with Evanston staff, faculty and students

The Women’s Center’s Power and Privilege series is co-sponsored by:

The Office of the President, The Office of the Provost, Vice President for Student Affairs, Kellogg School of Management’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Assistant Provost for Diversity and Inclusion, The Graduate School, Counseling and Psychological Services, LGBT Resource Center,  Campus Inclusion and Community, and the Center for Global Engagement.


Survival Skills for Graduate Students and Junior Faculty: Humanities Edition

A panel of Northwestern University's tenured faculty women in Humanities will discuss tips on getting through graduate school and how to launch and navigate a successful academic career. 

Panel Members: 

Emma Adam, Professor, School of Education & Social Policy

Martha Biondi, Professor and Chair, African American Studies

Leslie McCall, Professor, Sociology

Wednesday, May 14, 12-1pm Women's Center 2000 Sheridan Road, Evanston


Trouble in Mind, A Night at the Theater

Join the Women's Center and ANUW for a pre-show reception at the Barber Theater and then the Northwestern University Mainstage production of Trouble in Mind. Discount tickets for the show are available for $10 for NU faculty and staff with the code: TICANUW for the May 23 performance.

Friday, May 23, 7pm Pre-show Reception, 8pm Performance

April 24, 2014, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
April 24, 2014, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
May 20, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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