Makeup Microaggressions: Let Me Wear My Full-Face Makeup in Peace

 Student staff member, Samiksha Manjani, takes a deeper look at the impact of makeup microaggressions. I normally hate getting ready to go out with girls; or well, I hate putting on my makeup in front of other girls. Instead, I’ll put it on in my own house and then go to my friend’s house to… Continue reading Makeup Microaggressions: Let Me Wear My Full-Face Makeup in Peace

*Favorite Things* List from the United State of Women

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: Pritma “Mickey” Irizarry

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: Pritma “Mickey” Irizarry

UMBC Women Who Rock: A Reflection on Encouragement and Accountability

UMBC Women Who Rock is a blog series I’m working on throughout the 2014-15 academic year. 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 unapologetically that challenge the… Continue reading UMBC Women Who Rock: A Reflection on Encouragement and Accountability