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Women's History Month

2018 Calendar of Events

Stony Brook University is recognizing Women’s History Month with a series of events on campus throughout the month of March.

Thursday, March 1

women's history monthDiversity Film Series - Miss Representation
6:00 PM to 7:15 PM, West E Commons
Join the Residential Programs Diversity & Inclusion Committee for a discussion about gender roles as you watch clips from the documentary Miss Representation. This film explores how media sells the idea that women’s value lies in their youth, beauty, and sexuality, and that men learn that their success is tied to dominance, power, and aggression. Moderated by Tiffany Bermudez, Apartment Living Coordinator, Division of Campus Residences.  

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She Speaks: Women in the Workplace
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, SAC Ballroom B
A dynamic panel of African American/Black and Latina women in various career field share their experiences and challenges on the road to success. Guest speakers: Jennifer Martin, MPA, JD, Legislative Aide to Town of Brookhaven Councilwoman Valerie Cartright; Carmen McCoy, MA, PhD(c), Program Director and Clinical Assistant Professor, Master of Science in Applied Informatics Program, School of Health Technology and Management, Stony Brook University; and Alfreda James, PhD, Assistant Director of Graduate Students and Postdoc Services, Career Center, Stony Brook University. Come out and be inspired! Light refreshments included. Sponsored by the Stony Brook Chapter of the Student African American Sisterhood (SAAS).

 

Women Crush Everyday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Multipurpose Room, Chavez Hall
Residents and club members are welcome to join us as we celebrate women that empower us, and share our appreciation for them by writing letters, tweets, emails, and celebrate the strength and power of the women in our lives. Sponsored by the Division of Campus Residences and the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance (FMLA).

Saturday, March 3

International Women’s Day
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics
Girl Power in STEM: Press for Change! This symposium celebrates women's accomplishments in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Speakers from academia, government and private sectors will focus on the inclusion of women in STEM careers and their impact on the workplace environment. Sponsored by Stony Brook University’s WISE Women in Science and Engineering; Simons Center for Geometry and Physics; SCGP and Stony Brook Math Department RTG Grant; Brookhaven National Laboratory, Energy and Photon Science Directorate; Brookhaven Women In Science; GWISE Graduate Women in Science and Engineering; and the M&C Venture Group.

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Monday, March 5

Steps of Becoming "Her"
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, UNITI Cultural Center, SAC 169
An open discussion about what it means to become a successful womxn. This event begins with credible information for building professional and personal success, followed by responses from the audience. It will include the creation of vision boards. If you envision it, you can achieve it! Stop by to learn something new about the “steps to becoming her” and yourself. Sponsored by the Black Womxn’s Week Committee (Black History Month Committee) for Black Womxn’s Week.  

 

Where Are the Men?
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Multipurpose Room, Chavez Hall
This program is about women of color growing up in households without any father figure and the effects it has on women of color. This is a program for open discussion and for women to talk about their experiences. Sponsored by the Division of Campus Residences.

Wednesday, March 7

 

12th Annual Women in Medicine Day
8:00 AM to 2:00 PM, School of Medicine
Women in Medicine Research Day at Stony Brook University School of Medicine was created to raise awareness of the issues women still face in medical training, healthcare and research, and to highlight the achievements of women in those fields. This day also offers opportunities for community building, networking, mentoring and collaboration.  

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My Life As Speaker Series: Gretchen Carlson
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM, Sidney Gelber Auditorium, Student Activities Center
Gretchen Carlson: A conversation with the television anchor who stood up and demanded workplace equality for women. Doors open at 7:00pm. Free and open to the public. Tickets are required. Copies of Carlson's new book, Be Fierce, will be available for purchase. Sponsored by the Stony Brook University School of Journalism.

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Thursday, March 8

Black Womxn in Herstory
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, UNITI Cultural Center, SAC 169
A night of trivia for all to test their knowledge about powerful women in history. At this event, we seek to emphasize that, although womxn are not included in textbooks, we will not stop trying to learn about their stories. Sponsored by the Black Womxn’s Week Committee (Black History Month Committee) for Black Womxn’s Week.

 

Dating While Black
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM, UNITI Cultural Center, SAC 169
A discussion about the fears and concerns that young women and men have about dating and moving into adulthood. We will talk about the characteristics of healthy relationships, the concept of black love, and interracial dating. Sponsored by the Black Womxn’s Week Committee (Black History Month Committee) for Black Womxn’s Week.

 

The Unsung
9:00 PM to 10:00 PM, SAC 306
This program highlights women in a wide variety of fields who have not received their due recognition for their trail-blazing accomplishments. Additionally, there will be discussions about the positive impacts of their efforts and the importance of uncovering their inspirational stories. Sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and Sigma Iota Sigma Sorority, Inc.

 

Wednesday, March 14

2018 Women’s Leadership Symposium: Life, Health, & Leadership
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Student Activities Center Auditorium & All Sessions in Frey Hall
Registration at Student Activities Center Ballroom B
A conversation about women in the workplace, focusing on resources for women’s advancement, retention, and development. Sponsored by the Faculty Center for Teaching, Learning & Technology.

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Monday, March 19

Dangerous Women Jeopardy!
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Sanger College Classroom
A great way to learn about and celebrate groundbreaking and influential women. What is " Dangerous Women Jeopardy!"? Join RAs Carrie and Kacper in a game of Jeopardy! as we learn about and honor amazing women throughout different fields who have changed our world! Sponsored by the Division of Campus Residences.

 

Tuesday, March 20

Women, Wages, and Work
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, North Reading Room Learning Lab, Melville Library
This workshop highlights resources at the University Libraries and elsewhere to empower women entering the workplace to seek salary equity, hone negotiation skills, and to seek high-quality, reliable sources of information to assist them in professionalization. Sponsored by Stony Brook University Libraries and the Career Center.

 

Wednesday, March 21

Totes Sex Positive
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Multipurpose Room, Chavez Hall
Crafts and sex positivity come together in this program! Attendees are invited to decorate tote bags and learn about safe sex practices and sex positivity as it relates to womanhood in celebration of Women's History Month. Tote bags will be filled with condoms to take home at the conclusion of the program! Sponsored by the Division of Campus Residences.

 

CANCELED (WEATHER) - Meet Her: Social
1:00 PM to 2:20 PM, UNITI Cultural Center, SAC 169
This program is for younger women to meet other women who have achieved success at Stony Brook University. It is an opportunity for students to meet women faculty and staff and vice-versa, a chance for everyone to broaden their networks! A light lunch is included. Sponsored by the Black Womxn’s Week Committee (Black History Month Committee) for Black Womxn’s Week.  

 

CANCELED (WEATHER) - Literary Karaoke in Honor of Women’s History Month
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, North Reading Room Learning Lab, Melville Library
Read a page or two from your favorite text written by a woman, or dealing with women’s and gender studies. Listen, learn, and get inspired! Open to all. Sponsored by Stony Brook University Libraries.

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Thursday, March 22

Missing Indigenous Women
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Special Collections Seminar Room, Melville Library, 2nd Floor, E-2340
Professor Timothy Long from the Department of Music gives a presentation on the missing indigenous women in Canada and the US based on the opera, Missing, that he conducted in British Columbia in 2017. Sponsored by the the University Libraries' Equity, Inclusion and Diversity Committee and the Department of Music.

 

Mallika Dutt Lecture
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM, Marburger Room, Hilton Garden Inn Stony Brook
The Women's Leadership Council welcomes Mallika Dutt, a champion of human rights and cultural change. Mallika Dutt will present on a wide range of topics about social and cultural change with an emphasis on compassion, love, and other forms for non-violent activism. Sponsored by the Women’s Leadership Council (Advancement).

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Women’s Salary Negotiation
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM, SAC 311
A night of discussion hosted by Kimberly Joy Dixon, Assistant Director of Employer Relations & Diversity, Career Center. Learn how to negotiate your salary at work. Sponsored by the Stony Brook Chapter of the Student African American Sisterhood (SAAS).

 

Screening of Hidden Figures
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Sanger College ClassroomJoin us for a screening and discussion of the film Hidden Figures! We will discuss the intersection between black women and science. Sponsored by the Division of Campus Residences.

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Friday, March 23

AAUW Start Smart Negotiation Workshop
2:30 PM to 4:30 PM, 111 Harriman Hall
Join USG and the Career Center for an informative lecture on how to start your career off on the right foot. Students who identify as female are welcome to attend to learn the skills necessary to negotiate the best starting salary for their first job. Sponsored by the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) and the Career Center.

 

Tuesday, March 27

Women’s History Month Colloquium Series featuring Dr. Julia Bear
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Special Collections Seminar Room, Melville Library, 2nd Floor, E-2340
The Stony Brook University Libraries hosts a speaker series in honor of Women's History Month. On Tuesday, March 27th at 11am, join us for a talk by guest speaker Dr. Julia Bear from the College of Business. Sponsored by Stony Brook University Libraries.

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Wednesday, March 28

Planned Parenthood Van: Free HIV Testing
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM, SAC Plaza
The Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic's van provides free HIV testing and other free resources like condoms. Sponsored by Planned Parenthood Generation Action.


 

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