Performing Pregnancy As A Black Woman

A reflection by Women's center staff member, Kayla Smith.   Full disclosure: I'm a Beyonce stan. I support pretty much everything she does. There are very few things Beyonce can do that I wouldn't damn near worship. Needless to say when she released pictures from her maternity shoot I was ready to bow down.   I scrolled… Continue reading Performing Pregnancy As A Black Woman

Slaying on the Weekly: Black History Month + Women’s History Month

A weekly round-up curated by Women’s Center staff member, Michael Jalloh Jamboria In the spirit of my friend, who gave us the glorious name ‘Slaying on the Weekly’, every week I will be bringing you some interesting, funny or thought-provoking content from the internet! Be sure to join us next week for more and continue […]

My Women’s History Month Playlist

A playlist brought to you by Women’s Center staff member, MJ Jalloh Jamboria As we approach the end of Women’s History Month, I wanted to share a playlist I made for a Women’s History Month Empowerment Program. The playlist features some throwbacks, a few current jams, Beyoncé (more than once) and I throw in Kelis’… Continue reading My Women’s History Month Playlist

Women’s History Month CWIT Spotlight: Natacha Ngea

March is Women’s History Month! Three  years ago Women’s History Month’s national theme was "Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics." The theme honored generations of women who throughout American history have used their intelligence, imagination, sense of wonder, and tenacity to make extraordinary contributions to the STEM fields.… Continue reading Women’s History Month CWIT Spotlight: Natacha Ngea

Women’s History Month CWIT Spotlight: Rachel Cohen

March is Women’s History Month! Three  years ago Women’s History Month’s national theme was "Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics." The theme honored generations of women who throughout American history have used their intelligence, imagination, sense of wonder, and tenacity to make extraordinary contributions to the STEM fields.… Continue reading Women’s History Month CWIT Spotlight: Rachel Cohen

CWIT Spotlight: Elyse Hill

March is Women’s History Month! Three  years ago Women’s History Month’s national theme was "Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics." The theme honored generations of women who throughout American history have used their intelligence, imagination, sense of wonder, and tenacity to make extraordinary contributions to the STEM fields.… Continue reading CWIT Spotlight: Elyse Hill

Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives: A Reflection on Activism and Social Media

This reflection by Women's Center Director, Jess Myers, was written for and originally shared on the ACPA's Standing Committee for Women blog. It has been republished on our site with their permission. For more on ACPA SCW, check out their website.   When the Women’s Center at UMBC at celebrated its 20th anniversary, the staff wanted… Continue reading Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives: A Reflection on Activism and Social Media

A Reflection from International Women’s Day from Inside the U.N.

A reflection written by Women's Center intern, Narges Ershad It has been many years that, in one particular day in the year many people would repeat a sentence to me and other women’s. “ Happy International Women’s Day”!  Throughout the year it has been days and times that people would appreciate me, or we would… Continue reading A Reflection from International Women’s Day from Inside the U.N.

Women’s History Month CWIT Spotlight: Alejandra Diaz

March is Women’s History Month! Two  years ago Women’s History Month’s national theme was "Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics." The theme honored generations of women who throughout American history have used their intelligence, imagination, sense of wonder, and tenacity to make extraordinary contributions to the STEM fields.… Continue reading Women’s History Month CWIT Spotlight: Alejandra Diaz

Women’s History Month CWIT Spotlight: Travis Ward

March is Women’s History Month! Two  years ago Women’s History Month’s national theme was "Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics." The theme honored generations of women who throughout American history have used their intelligence, imagination, sense of wonder, and tenacity to make extraordinary contributions to the STEM fields.… Continue reading Women’s History Month CWIT Spotlight: Travis Ward