Women's History Month Events

March 4th-15th, 2013

Check out all events below!

Faculty, Staff and Students have come together to bring educational programs to the UWB and CCC campuses. These programs listed below focus on educating the community at UWB and CCC about issues surrounding women and gender in honor of Women's History Month. There are plenty of programs that offer different ways to learn about, discuss and honor women as a strong influence on our campus. Below are all of the programs that will be offered! All events are FREE and are open to the entire campus community!

Healthy Body Image Week

March 4th-8th

by: Health Educator's Reaching Out (HERO's)

A series of passive programs including No Make-up week and Love is All You Need. Look out for the poster below and different passive programs!

International Women's Day

Friday March 8th, 2013 in North Creek Events Center

Chilean Exiles: Women, Culture and Resistance in Vancouver, BC (1973- 1990)”

Time: 11am

Place: UW1-221

Julie Shayne, Ph.D., Lecturer, School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences.

Lunch and Faculty and Student Panel Discussion: “Gender issues from a Global Perspective”

Time: 12-1:30pm

Place: North Creek Events Center

Vagina Monologues

Tuesday March 12th, 2013 FFT 6-8pm

The Vagina Monologues has given voice to experiences and feelings not previously exposed in public. Students will be able to read parts of the award-winning play in an encouraging and welcoming environment. The play is based on V-Day Founder/playwright Eve Ensler's interviews with more than 200 women. With humor and grace the piece celebrates women's sexuality and strength. Through this play and the liberation of this one word, countless women throughout the world have taken control of their bodies and their lives. Anyone can participate who identifies as feminine.

Girl Rising: Film Screening and Discussion

Wednesday, March 13th 6-9pm in Mobius Hall

Do you want to know one way to change the world? Girl Rising spotlights the stories of some unforgettable girls that were born in poverty. The documentary portrays their dreams, voices, and their remarkable lives as they fight for their right to an education.

Cosponsors: Diversity Programmers, UWB Student Life, Stirring the Fire, CCC Office of Student Life

Dine & Dialogues

Women's History Month & Gender Issues: Thursday, Mar 14th, 4-6pm in LBA-003

Have you ever wondered about the beliefs and values of others? What truly defines a person's identity? The opinions of issues other than your own? Come and join the Diversity Programmers at the Dine and Dialogue Series! This session acknowledges Women's History Month and deals with gender issues. At this session, we will be answering questions such as: "How have gender roles impacted your life?"and "Do you think women are underrepresented in any aspects of modern American life?" For this specific dialogue session, our very own UW Bothell faculty, Dr. Kari Lerum and Sam Al-Khoury will be leading the discussion. Remember, that not only will we be providing great dialogue but free dinner as well!

The purpose of these series is to provide safe spaces for dialogue about topics regarding the intersections of identity. By the end of the session, participants will come out feeling more culturally enriched and self-aware than they were before through the use of storytelling. Participants will share their own personal stories, beliefs, and values. As a result, attendees will:

  • Compare and contrast cultural differences and similarities
  • Appreciate individual differences and universal similarities
  • Value individual differences
  • Acknowledge that others have a perspective on issues other than their own

Women in Leadership Luncheon

March 15th, 2013 Mobius Hall, 12pm

Women student leaders will be recognized for their contributions and their phenomenal leadership on campus. Students will have the opportunity to speak with alumni and professionals on how to succeed after graduation. Keynote speaker will be Jennifer Olsen, UWB Alumni and founder of Resourceful HR. Students can be nominated for the Women in Leadership Recognition award that will be presented at this event.

Questions about these events?


Arianna Aldebot, Program Manager of Student Activities