Wake-Her-Space: Make Your Own Bonnet
Tuesday, Mar 14 @ 2:00-4:00p | WakerSpace
Join the director of the Intercultural Center for a basic sewing session in bonnet and headband making. You can make one or grab and go!
Equal Pay Day
Wednesday, Mar 15 @ 12:00-1:30p | Benson 314
In celebration of Equal Pay Day on March 15th, the Women’s Center will be offering a Salary Negotiation workshop in-person in the Women’s Center from 12:00-1:30pm. The School of Business will offer a workshop from 6:00-7:00pm that students can register for on Handshake.
Wednesday, Mar 15 @ 6:00p | Benson 314
In partnership with the WFU Black Student Alliance, The Pi Omicron Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and The Pi Beta Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., join us for a night of mentorship and fellowship as we discuss the topic of radical self-care.
Film Screening: Chavela
Thursday, Mar 16 @ 5:00-6:30p | Benson 314
Join us for a screening of Chavela, the story of LGBTQ+ Mexican singer Chavela Vargas, who gains worldwide fame for her beauty and charm and her interpretation of traditional Ranchera (a male-dominated genre). This event is in collaboration with the LGBTQ+ Center.
Thursday, Mar 16 @ 5:30p | MSA Lounge
The Muslim Student Association is hosting a night to reflect on prayer as a meditative practice.
Friday, Mar 17 @ 1:00p | Benson 314
Come meet and connect with other women of color as we discuss ways to care for our mental and emotional wellbeing. Snacks and refreshments will be provided! This event is in collaboration with the University Counseling Center.
2023 International Student Research Symposium on Gender and Sexuality
Friday, Mar 17 @ 9:00-3:00p | Virtual
This event will feature moderated virtual sessions of scholarly and creative presentations by students. Undergraduate and graduate students from institutions around the world are showcasing the exciting work that they are undertaking on gender and sexuality-related issues across disciplines.
Chai & Chat
Sun, Mar 19 @ 3:00-4:00p | Benson 401
Join us for an opportunity to discuss experiences about being a South Asian woman over a cup of chai. We’ll unpack barriers to wellbeing while building community and solidarity. Let your creative juices flow with a DIY henna workshop too! This event is in collaboration with SASA and World Tea Association.
Lifting for Wellness
Sun, Mar 19 @ 5:00p | Sutton Weight Room
Join the Athenas Lifting Club to learn about dynamic stretching, functional fitness, and holistic health. Meet in the lobby of the gym at 4:55p to walk down to the weight room together!
Women’s Health 101
Mon, Mar 20 @ 5:00p | Benson 314
Join us in the Women’s Center for a Q&A discussion with a healthcare professional about birth control options, check-ups with the OBGYN, and overall wellness.
Prologue to Spring: Celebrating Women of Color through Spoken Word
Mon, Mar 20 @ 6:00p | Zick’s Underground
In collaboration with Can I Poet?, come listen to spoken word pieces celebrating Women of Color, or submit your own work to perform! If you are interested in performing an original spoken word poem, please submit your piece using this link.
Period Poverty & Packing Project
Tue, Mar 21 @ 12:00p | Benson 314
In collaboration with The Period Project of the Triad, the Women’s Center participants is helping to assemble period packs that will be distributed to local schools and shelters throughout Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. This service project is sponsored by the Black Student Alliance, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and Office of Community Engagement.
Film Screening: A Life Too Short
Tue, Mar 21 @ 5:00-6:30p | ZSR Library Auditorium 4th Floor
Sponsored by Muslim Student Association and Muslim Life, participate in a free screening and reception of A Life Too Short, a film about a social media superstar who pushed boundaries with tragic results. This event will also include a Q&A with Emmy-nominated director Safyah Usmani.
Wed, Mar 22 @ 6:30p | OLAS Lounge C003
Join us as er reflect on our experiences as Latinx women of color and how we promote wellbeing for ourselves and our community. Discover how journaling and other forms of creative expression can be used to improve mood, reduce stress, and promote wellbeing practices.
Yoga for Wellness
Thu, Mar 23 @ 4:00p | Benson 314
Join HSA and the Women’s Center for a discussion around Hinduism and Yoga, and the role Yoga can play in the wellbeing of Hindu women. This event is facilitated by Nita Bhave, certified Yoga instructor from Kathmandu with over 11 years of teaching experience.
Tue, Mar 28 @ 12:00-1:30p | Benson 314
Join us in the Women’s Center to explore concepts of femmehood, expand your understanding of sexual autonomy, and learn new ways to relate to yourself, your partners, and your community. “Sista, Sista: An Exploration of Femmehood, Relationships, and Sex” is presented by Nay Coleman (they/she), the Assistant Director of the LGBTQ+ Center.
Salary Negotiation Workshop
Wed, Mar 29 @ 12:00p | Benson 314
Join us for an interactive workshop on the gender pay gap where you will practice role-playing strategies, gain confidence in your negotiation style, and learn to negotiate your salary successfully.
Women of the Wall: Women Only Climb Night
Wed, Mar 29 @ 7:00-9:00p | 2nd Floor, Wellbeing Center
Join Campus Recreation Outdoor Pursuits for a women’s only climb night to celebrate Women’s History Month. No experience needed!
Provost’s Women Leadership Panel
Thu, Mar 30 @ 5:00p | Broyhill Auditorium
Listen to a conversation about the framework of leadership moderated by the Provost featuring four Board of Visitors members.
Ongoing this Month
Uplifting Survivor Voices
ZSR Library Display Cases
In honor of Women’s History Month, the Safe Office curated an exhibit uplifting the stories of survivors of interpersonal violence. Using a feminist framework, the exhibit focuses on uplifting diverse experiences of gender and survivorship.
Sponsored by the Safe Office
Benson Art Scavenger Hunt
Benson University Center
How well do you know the art in Benson? Grab a group of friends and see if you can complete the Women’s History Month Benson Art Scavenger Hunt! Help us raise awareness and appreciation for the women artists in our collection!
Sponsored by the University Art Collection
The Women’s Center enjoys partnering with student organizations and university offices on programs. If you would like to invite the Women’s Center to participate in a program you or your organization is planning, please complete this Program Request Form.