Grad/Professional Student Social Mixer

Friday, Mar 1 @ 6:00-8:00p | Incendiary Brewing

The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Women’s Center, LGBTQ+ center, and the Intercultural center are hosting an event for Graduate Students at Incendiary Brewery. Enjoy a round and pizza on us!

Daring Deacon Drag Brunch

Saturday, Mar 2 @ 10:00-12:00p | University Activity Space

Join the Women’s Center for our 2nd Annual Daring Deacon Drag Brunch to kickoff Women’s History Month! Enjoy a delicious brunch with amazing performances from Anna Yacht, Genesis De Vil, and Roy Fahrenheit.

Birth Control Palooza

Monday, Mar 4 @ 4:00-5:30p | Women’s Center

Join us in the Women’s Center for a Q&A discussion to learn about all things birth control. Come ready with questions about side effects, pros and cons of certain methods, and any other questions about reproductive health.

Unique Challenges Women Experience during Ramadan

Tuesday, Mar 5 @ 5:00-6:00p | Women’s Center

The Women’s Center and MSA engage in a discussion around the unique challenges women experience during the month of Ramadan.

KPMG 101 Virtual Session

Tuesday, Mar 5 @ 5:00-6:00p | Virtual

Talk with KPMG professionals about their experiences in the field. Sponsored by Women in Business. Register Here.

Gambling on the Protestants: The Birth Control Rapid Intervention Style in Cold War Peru – Guest Lecture by Raúl Necochea

Wednesday, Mar 6 @ 3:30-4:30p | Wingate 202

Raúl Necochea López is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social Medicine at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine. He specializes in the history of sexual and reproductive health in Latin America. Dr. Necochea López is committed to bringing non-U.S. voices and sources to bear on health and medical research in the U.S. and to enrich and challenge the stories we tell about change and continuity in this country. Refreshments will be provided!

Shea Moisture

Thursday, Mar 7 @ 1:30-2:30p | Benson 401

Campus Life in collaboration with the Women’s Center is hosting an affinity event for Black women to discuss their experiences with hair, self esteem, and personal history. Join us for a conversation on Black hair love, affirmations, and hair care goodies. Panelists include Dr. Shea Kidd Brown, Dr. Denisha Champion, Dr. K. Monet Rice-Jalloh, Tiffany Longjohn, Shandi Starks.

WHM Pop-Up: Salary Negotiation & Gender in the Workplace

Monday, Mar 18 @ 5:00-5:45p | Wake Forest Charlotte Center

In honor of Equal Pay Day and in celebration of Women’s History Month, the Women’s Center will be on-site in Charlotte to provide this salary negotiation short course free of charge to SPS students. We’ll explore barriers to negotiation and impactful strategies for advocating for yourself. Register Here

Bowling Night

Tuesday, Mar 19 @ 7:00p | Northside Lanes

Join the Women’s Center and Campus Rec for bowling at Northside Lanes! Food, games, and transportation provided. Meet at 6:30p for transportation!

Equal Pay Day Fireside Chats

Wednesday, Mar 20 @ 1:00p & 5:00p | Farrell Patio

Stop by for a cozy chat to learn about the history of the pay gap and learn more about how we can get closer to equal pay for all.

Women-Owned Business Market

Wednesday, Mar 20 @ 4:00-7:00p | Farrell Hall Lobby

The Women-Owned Business Market features a variety of local vendors from the arts to wellness. This event is hosted in celebration of Women’s History Month, to highlight local entrepreneurs and provide an opportunity for Wake Forest students, faculty, and staff to support and connect with women-owned businesses in Winston-Salem.

Salary Negotiation Workshop

Wednesday, Mar 20 @ 7:15-8:15p | Farrell 151

Join Women’s Center Director, Shell Sizemore, 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.

Deacon Dialogue: Let’s Talk Gender & Sexism

Thursday, Mar 21 @ 5:00-6:00p | Women’s Center

From before we are born, one of the first things people want to know about us is, “are you a boy or a girl?” This answer determines how people treat us, what clothes we are expected to wear, and how we are expected to act. Join OCCE and the Women’s Center for an open and honest dialogue on how sexism has impacted your life and experiences on campus. This is a space to break down stereotypes, challenge biases, and work toward fostering a more inclusive campus community. Dinner will be provided!

The Intimacy Experiment w/ Rosie Danan

Friday, Mar 22 @ 2:00-3:00p | Women’s Center

The Women’s Center will be hosting an intimate book-club-style discussion (with snacks!) about the book, The Intimacy Experiment, with author Rosie Danan on March 22nd at 2 p.m. Attendees qualify for a free copy of the book provided by the Women’s Center. Please RSVP and pick up your book in the Women’s Center by March 8th.

Delta Xi Phi’s Professional Skills Series

Friday, Mar 22 @ 3:30p | Pugh Auditorium

Delta Xi Phi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. would like to invite you to a professional development workshop focusing on the advancement of women in higher education, multiculturalism, and sisterhood! This event is open to all college-aged women, both on Wake Forest’s campus and beyond, as well as to those identifying as non-binary. We will begin the afternoon with a message from a keynote speaker. Afterwards, we will head upstairs to the Women’s Center and Intercultural Center, who are collaborating with us to coordinate this event, for free snacks and workshops.

A Conversation w/ Rosie Danan

Friday, Mar 22 @ 4:00-5:00p | ZSR

Join us in ZSR for a broader discussion with Romance author Rosie Danan hosted by the Department of Jewish Studies and the Creative Writing Minor!

Past, Present & Future Me: Art Therapy

Monday, Mar 25 @ 3:30-5:00p | Women’s Center

Spend the afternoon with the University Counseling Center exploring your intersectional identities and build community through art. Refreshments will be provided!

Yes, please! A Guide to Female Pleasure

Tuesday, Mar 26 @ 5:00-6:00p | Women’s Center

Sexual Health Ambassadors Group (SHAG) is here to talk about female pleasure! The first 25 registrants will receive a free sex toy! Register Here

Queer Health Series 

Wednesday, Mar 27 @ 12:00-1:00p | LGBTQ+ Center

The Queer Health Series is an initiative dedicated to delving into various dimensions of LGBTQ+ health and wellness. Tailored for students, faculty, and staff, this series aims to create an inclusive space for learning and dialogue on important topics within the LGBTQ+ community. The sessions will follow a lunch-and-learn format, creating a casual and interactive setting for participants to engage with the topics presented. Lunch will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own.

Grace Valentine: A Women’s Empowerment Talk

Thursday, Mar 28 @ 7:00-8:00p | Pugh Auditorium

Grace Valentine is an author, blogger and podcast host. We have invited her to Wake Forest to speak to young women on campus about finding their purpose and identity while trying to navigate the social climate and academic standards that comes with being a student at Wake Forest University.

Women in Tech

Friday, Mar 29 @ 3:00-5:00p | Women’s Center

What does a future in tech look like? The Women’s Center is hosting staff from IS to mix and chat about their experiences as women in tech. Refreshments will be provided!

Ongoing this Month

ODI Office Hours

School of Medicine

Identity Center staff members will be stationed at Wake Downtown to connect with med school students during the following times:

Monday, March 4 | 12:00-1:00p

Monday, March 18 | 12:00-1:00p

Sponsored by the Office of Diversity & Inclusion

HR Offerings for Staff & Faculty

CAPTrust Webinar: Women Investors
Tuesday, March 5 | 12:00-1:00p

Parental Leave Workshop
Monday, March 11 | 3:00-4:00p
Wellbeing Center A003

Mobile Mammography Clinic
Tuesday, March 12

Sponsored by Human Resources

Campus Rec & Outdoor Pursuits Offerings

Women’s Climb Nights
Thursdays | 8:00-10:00p
Climbing Wall

Intro to Weight Room
Saturday, March 23
Sutton Weight Room

Virtual 5k/10k
Throughout March
Register on IMleagues

Sponsored by Campus Rec

Queer & Trans Women Art Exhibit

LGBTQ+ Center & Women’s Center

Throughout March, drop by the Women’s Center and LGBTQ+ Center to view an installation highlighting notable queer and trans women throughout history!

Sponsored by the LGBTQ+ Center

Special Programs

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 email us at