Women's Center 30th Anniversary Celebration "Our Future is Intersectional: Re-imagining Leadership Development"

When Mar 21, 2023
from 06:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Where Founders Union
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Founders Union, ShelbyHurst Campus (450 N. Whittington Pkwy.)*

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The Women’s Center is celebrating 30 years at the University of Louisville! Join us for our 30th Anniversary celebration, Our Future is Intersectional: Re-Imagining Leadership Development, in the Founders Union Building on the University of Louisville ShelbyHurst Campus. Free dinner will be provided. This year, we plan to focus on the importance of an intersectional feminist and antiracist framework in social justice leadership with our celebration serving as the kickoff. The program will feature:

  • UofL Women's Center 30th AnniversaryA panel of Louisville community leaders highlighting the importance of collective work in social justice with a feminist perspective:
       - Karina Barillas, Executive Director, La Casita Center
        - Cathe Dykstra, Chief Possibility Officer, President & CEO of Family Scholar House
        - Dr. Kaila Story, Associate Professor, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, with a joint appointment in the Department of Pan-African Studies. She holds the Audre Lorde Chair in Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.
        - Grace Simrall, Chief of Civic Innovation and Technology for Louisville Metro Government
  • Women’s Center Awards presentations
  • Community Pearls of Kentucky - Recognition of 30 women and femme community leaders
  • Entertainment and performances from the community.

*Free Transportation options for UofL students from Belknap Campus to ShelbyHurst Campus.

For more information, visit our website or email womenctr@louisville.edu.

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