A reflection by Amelia Meman on her feminist mentoring relationship with Assistant Director Megan Tagle Adams. With Megan’s departure from UMBC (today!), I feel the Women’s Center is saying goodbye to a real social justice champion on our campus. Someone who was constantly striving for excellence in our institution. More than this, though, I feel… Continue reading To my feminist mentor, Megan Tagle Adams
A blog reflection by Women's Center intern Mariana de Matos Medeiros On October 5th, 2014, I was finally able to cast my first vote for a Presidential election since moving to America. It was an incredible experience to head over into the Brazilian consulate event in Washington, DC, bright-eyed and ready to make a difference… Continue reading Why is the impeachment of Brazil’s president a feminist issue?
A final reflection written by Women’s Center student staff member and UMBC Class of 2016 alum, Meagé Clements Just weeks after graduation, I attended the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL), a conference I had been anticipating for months! I arrived promptly on June 1st, just in time for the Welcome Reception, led by… Continue reading 5 Things I Learned at NCCSWL16!
A top 10 favorite things list about the United State of Women Summit complied by Women's Center director, Jess Myers. Maybe you heard about this little thing that happened in Washington, D.C. this week called the United State of Women Summit. If not, just to fill you in, it wasn't little at all - it… Continue reading *Favorite Things* List from the United State of Women
UMBC Women Who Rock is a blog series I’ve been writing since last year and it has become one of my favorite things to think and write about for the Women’s Center blog. In my role as Women’s Center director, I have some of the best opportunities to become acquainted with some of UMBC’s best… Continue reading UMBC Women Who Rock: The Women Behind the Staff of Color Network
UMBC Women Who Rock is a blog series I’m working on throughout the 2014-15 academic year (and now perhaps beyond). In my role as Women’s Center director, I have some of the best opportunities to become acquainted with some of UMBC’s best and brightest women on campus. I admire the ways they live authentic lives… Continue reading UMBC Women Who Rock: Rehana Shafi
The following post are reflections from rising-sophomore Nitya Kumaran who represented UMBC at this year’s National Conference for College Women Leaders (NCCWSL). When Nitya found herself in my office after attending the conference in May she was full of energy, passion, complex thoughts, and challenges for herself. I asked her to write some of what she… Continue reading I Loved You Once – Reflections from NCCWSL on Authenticity and Leadership
On May 27th-30th, I went to University of Maryland, College Park for the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) to present the semester long Campus Action Project (CAP) Women of Color Coalition's Telling Our Stories in a Workshop dedicated to combating women of color stereotypes. I, one of CAP team members, along with… Continue reading Telling Our Stories at NCCWSL
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