I believe in equal work for equal pay
I want my voice to be heard
I want a seat at the table
. . . and much much more
A lot of people don’t want to talk about feminism. What is it? Am I a feminist? Have women achieved equality? Join us each month to talk about topics of interest to you!
Bring your lunch and your viewpoints!
Join us on March 7 from 12:00-1:00, Women’s Center - EV - 2000 Sheridan
Celebrate International Women's Day with the NU Women's Center, the YWCA of Evanston/Northshore, and the Woman's Club of Evanston with Scheherezade Tillet, a local rising female advocate and voice combatting violence against women and girls. The event is free, please visit the YWCA website for more information and to RSVP. Click here.
Kulsum Ameji, JD, legal aid attorney in Chicago, has over a decade of experience working with immigrant communities, particularly women and children facing domestic violence. Join her in a discussion about how the intersection of race, gender, and immigration status impacts clients and patients in law, medicine, business and beyond.
April 8, 12-1pm Searle Seminar Room, Lurie Building, Chicago
April 9, 12-1pm Hagstrum Room, University Hall, Evanston
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 27, 7-8pm, Women's Center 2000 Sheridan Road, Evanston
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!
Registration will be available in early April on the Women's Center website.
Thursday, April 24, 2014 Chicago and Evanston
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
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.
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.
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.
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
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