“How can I join the Women’s Center?” Well . . . Do you hang out in our lounge? Do you come to our events? Do you read our blog or chat with our staff? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then congratulations! You are a part of the Women’s Center. [Image Description:… Continue reading Women’s Center “This or That” Fall 2021 Scouts: Let the Challenge Begin!
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!
A post curated by Women's Center director, Jess Myers. Last week, the Women's Center celebrated our Returning Women Student Scholars graduating this semester at our pinning ceremony. This event has become a tradition in the Women’s Center as a means to celebrate our continuing and graduating returning women students who are UMBC students 25 years… Continue reading Celebrating our May 2019 Returning Women Student Scholar Graduates!
On April 18th 2019, the Women’s Center hosted the seventh annual Take Back the Night at UMBC. The night began with an introduction by the emcees Autumn, Calista and Women’s Center staff members, Samiksha and Morgan. Photo credit: Samiksha Manjani After the introduction was the survivor speak-out. The speak-out is the heart and soul of… Continue reading Take Back the Night 2019 Round-Up
Amelia Meman, '15, is the program coordinator in the Women's Center. She has worked in the Women's Center as an intern, a student staff member, a volunteer, a part-time coordinator, and now as a full-time staff member. Throughout this tenure, Amelia has attended every Take Back the Night (and is looking forward to attending many… Continue reading Honoring stories/Consuming tragedy: Covering Take Back The Night as a photographer
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and the Women’s Center is hosting its seventh consecutive Take Back The Night (TBTN) on Thursday, April 13th. Over the years, we’ve had a lot of questions about what Take Back the Night exactly is, why it looks the way it does, and how students can get involved. To help get… Continue reading What You Need to Know About Take Back The Night & Craftivism
Last semester we launched everybody's fave, the Women's Center Scouts! And it was really, really popular. Like really popular and if you missed out you're probably feeling a little sad right now. Well, don't be because we're rolling out the Women's Center Scouts Spring Challenge! BINGO!!!! We still have the Women's Center Scouts, but this semester… Continue reading B-I-N-G-O spells SCOUT…with the Women’s Center