This May the Women's Center has 8 RWS Scholars + Affiliates graduating! Let's celebrate them! #UMBCGrad #UMBCProud
Content Note: This post is authored by Jess, the director of the Women's Center. I am a white cisgender queer woman. This post is a reflection about my reading list which is informed by my race, gender, and sexual orientation. Upon reading this, the reading opportunity that presents itself to you may look differently than… Continue reading A Reading Opportunity
This post was anonymously written by a fellow student at UMBC and posted by the Women’s Center. Content Disclaimer: This blog post will discuss immigration policies along with my personal experience as an undocumented/DACA student. The content and images shared may be triggering to those that have or are currently being affected by these immigration… Continue reading My Journey as an Undocumented Undergraduate Student
The images and text below were originally shared on the Women's Center social media pages. We're re-sharing here to amplify the message and hold ourselves accountable to doing the work of our mission to advance gender equity and prioritize critical social justice and anti-racism. There are few things that offer peace in this time, so… Continue reading Black lives matter. You matter. Endlessly and always.
A post curated by Women's Center director, Jess Myers. Last week, the Women's Center celebrated our Returning Women Student Scholars + Affiliates graduating this semester at our pinning ceremony. While distance learning in a pandemic has disrupted and cancelled many things over the past semester, we weren't going to let this tradition get cancelled! So,… Continue reading Celebrating our May 2020 Returning Women Student Scholar Graduates!
This post was written by Women's Center director, Jess Myers as a tribute to our UMBC moms. Special thanks to the moms who provided photos to help curate our Women's Center moms collage. Wishing happy thoughts to all our UMBC moms in your first and hopefully last quarantined Mother's Day! Self-Care Content Note: There’s lots… Continue reading A Mother’s Day Shout Out (Plus Some Action Items)