Women's History Month

Fireside Chat with Dr. Generals 

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 | 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. | Winnet Student Life Building, Lobby 

Sponsored by: Office of the President 

Encouraging diversity throughout the College community is more than a goal; it's a shared mindset and commitment. Please join Dr. Generals in a conversation recognizing Women's History Month. Share reflections on your favorite book, poem, song or any artistic expression celebrating the experience of women. Refreshments will be served. 

Women's History Month Trivia

Thursday, March 14, 2019 | 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. | West Regional Center, Lobby 

Sponsored by: Office of Student Engagement 

Students will play a game on the topic of women who have made a difference in society. 

There’s No Such Thing as “Fast” Girls! 

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 | 1:45 – 3:45 p.m. | Winnet Student Life Building, Great Hall, S2-19 

Sponsored by: Women’s Outreach and Advocacy Center, Center for Male Engagement 

This program will focus on defining consent and the significance of sexual assault/trauma. 

Diversity Dialogue: Turning Lemons to Lemonade: Strategies for Diverse Women Students  

Thursday, March 21, 2019 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. | Pavilion Building, Klein Cube 

Sponsored by: Office of Diversity and Equity, Women’s Outreach and Advocacy Center 

A panel of diverse women students will converse about how they have overcome personal and academic challenges. 

Community College of Philadelphia and Parx Casino Women's Leadership Conference: "Power and Persistence" 

Friday, March 22, 2019 | 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. | CBI Building, C2-28 

Sponsored by: Women’s Outreach and Advocacy Center, Parx Women’s Leadership Academy

This one-day event will provide a forum for an exchange of information relating to issues of developing current and emerging women leaders on campus, and identify the strategies for their leadership development. Conference presenters and panelists will raise awareness about the importance of leadership among women college students; introduce students to organizations that can serve as resources to them on an off campus; offer a forum where participants are challenged to serve as change agents; and provide leadership and professional development opportunities for students. Funding for the Leadership Conference is made possible through a three-year grant from Parx Casino for the Women's Leadership Academy which encompasses a Women in Motion (WIM) mentoring, an emPOWER HER series, and the Women's Leadership Conference. 

Women’s History Month Luncheon 

Thursday, March 28, 2019 | 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. | Northwest Regional Center, Basement 

Sponsored by: Office of Student Engagement 

Join us for a luncheon to celebrate the conclusion of Women’s History Month featuring keynote speaker Professor Debonair Oates-Primus. 

Closing Out Women's History Month with a Bang: “On the Road to Beijing: A 24 Year Report Out of the 1995 UN Fourth World Conference on Women” 

Friday, March 29, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  | Winnet Student Life Building, Great Hall, S2-19 

Sponsored by: Health Link International, Women’s Outreach and Advocacy Center, 1995 Beijing Group, Greater Philadelphia UN Association 

The Philadelphia Delegation will report out on the 12 Critical Areas of Concern: Women & Poverty, Education & Training of Women, Women & Health, Violence Against Women, Women & Armed Conflict, Women & the Economy, Women in Power and Decision-Making, and Institutional Mechanisms for the Advancement of Women. 

BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Office of Student Engagement, Women’s Outreach and Advocacy Center, Parx Casino, Center for Male Engagement, MarcDavid LGBTQ Center, Office of the President, President’s Diversity Council, Department of Legal Studies