Fall 2017 Calendar of Events

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AUGUST

SOUL Service Project: Kristy Love Foundation

Thursday August 17

The Women's Center hosts a SOUL (Student Outreach Uniting Louisville) site with incoming UofL Freshmen at the Kristy Love Foundation - a place of hope for survivors of human trafficking. The students and the survivors made cards full of encouragement and strength as well as a colorful wreath to greet the incoming women.

Tabling at RSO Fair

Wednesday, August 23

Red Barn Plaza 11 a.m.-1 p.m.  

Women's Center 25th Birthday Party 

Thursday August 24

Red Barn

Women’s Equality Day

Friday August 26

 Co-Sponsor of Voting Rights for Women: Past, Present, & Future

Saturday August 26

10am-12pm, Frazier History Museum

Join us in celebrating Women’s Equality Day Honoring the 97th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, when women won the right to vote. FREE and open to the public. Music & Refreshments.

AAUW at UofL Interest Meeting

Tuesday August 29

12-1pm. Women’s Center Conference Room

Want to get involved with an organization all about women’s empowerment and advocated for ALL women’s rights? Bring your lunch & a friend and find out how YOU can get involved with AAUW at UofL!

Empowering Ladies Together Back to School BBQ

Wednesday August 30

5-7pm, Red Barn

ELT is hosting its 4th annual Back to School BBQ this Wednesday! There will be free food and school supplies, and even a few giveaways! In addition, there will be a Black RSO fair for you to come and learn how to get involved on campus!

 


SEPTEMBER


 

Labor Day Holiday:  Monday September 4

Women 4 Women Student Board Meeting

Friday September 1

2-3pm, Ekstrom Library 117A

Join us at our first meeting of the semester! Learn all about our group, programs, and leadership opportunities!

Empowering Ladies Together General Body Meeting: What is ELT?

Wednesday, September 6

6:30-8:00 PM - TBA

Join us as we explore the purpose of ELT and gather feedback from our members on what they need from ELT this year.

Clothing Exchange Project for Children Donation Drive

Monday September 11 – Friday October 6

This annual project, coordinated by the Women Center Student Parent Association /Moms Support Group, collects new or gently used infant and children clothing, shoes, toys, toiletries, new bags of disposable diapers.  Call 852-8976 for a list of drop-off locations on the Belknap & Health Sciences campuses.

AAUW at UofL Interest Meeting

Tuesday September 13

12-1pm. SAC W303A

Want to get involved with an organization all about women’s empowerment and advocated for ALL women’s rights? Bring your lunch & a friend and find out how YOU can get involved with AAUW at UofL!

African American Female Initiative Open House

Thursday September 14

6-7pm, Cultural Center

Women 4 Women Student Board Meeting

Friday September 15

2-3pm, Ekstrom Library 117A

Learn all about our group, programs, and leadership opportunities!

Empowering Ladies Together Talk It Out: College Expectations Vs. Reality 

Friday, September 15

7:00-8:30 PM – Cultural Center MPR

Join our panel as they offer insight about what to expect from your first year of college. Get advice and guidance from some outstanding members of the UofL community.

Women 4 Women Student Board Annual Retreat

Friday September 15 - Sunday, September 17

Campus Talk: The Ugly Side of Women in Media

Wednesday September 20

12-1:30pm, Cultural Center Multipurpose Room

Join us as we discuss the "ugly" side of women in the media - music, ads, video games and movies/tv. All are welcome to come discuss. Lunch provided!

Student-Parent Association Meeting

Thursday September 21

2-3pm, Ekstrom Library W204

Learn all about our group, programs, and leadership opportunities!

Women Post-Doc Lunch & Trivia

Friday September 22

12-1pm, HSC CTR Building Room 123

The Women's Lunch & Trivia on the Health Science campus gives women the opportunity to enjoy yummy food while meeting and networking with fellow women.

CTR Room 123. Co-Sponsors: IPIBS & Office of Graduate and Postdoc Studies and International Center

National Voter Registration Day

Tuesday September 26

11-1pm, Humanities Quad

The UofL Women's Center and AAUW at UofL  is partnering with the Office of Civic Engagement, Leadership & Service on National Voter Registration Day, Tuesday, September 26, 2017.  Stop by the Women's Center table at the Humanities Bldg. Quad, Belknap campus from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. to pick up Voter Registration material including Women's Right to Vote. For more information, visit, http://www.louisville.edu/womenscenter or email womenctr@louisville.edu

UofL Brown Cancer Center Mammogram Unit (Belknap)

Wednesday, September 27

8:30am-3:30pm, Gottschalk Circle, next to the Shumaker Research Building

The U of L Women’s Center co-sponsors this event on the Belknap campus each semester.  Mammogram appointments are for U of L employees over the age of 40.  Appointments are requested in advance.  Call 852-6318 to schedule.

Empowering Ladies Together General Body Meeting: Wellness Check

Wednesday, September 27

6:30-8:00 PM – Davidson Room 207

Come check in with ELT; Let’s discuss how you’re doing after the first full month of the semester. Are you caring for yourself? Staying on track with classes? Come re-center and help set yourself up for a successful rest of the semester. 


OCTOBER


 

Tabling at RSO Fair

Monday, October 2

Red Barn Plaza 11 a.m.-1 p.m.  

Friday October 6: Deadline for the Nichols & Tachau Awards (by 5pm)

Deadline for Communication Internship Applications for Spring 2018


U of L Fall Break:  Monday, October 9 –Tuesday, October 10

UofL Women's Alumni Council: Meet & Greet

Tuesday October 10

6-8pm, Hopcat Louisville

The UofL Alumni Association has created a Women’s Alumni Council and we are hosting the first Meet & Greet! This council seeks to strengthen the bond between the university and alumnae, create and promote community service opportunities, help advocate for and mentor students, and work collaboratively to develop networking and engagement opportunities. We hope you will join us to meet members and to get involved!

For more information, contact: Nakia Strickland nakia.strickland@louisville.edu

Co-Sponsor How-to-Date 101 Workshop with PEACC

Tuesday October 10

7pm, SAC 309K

Come out to this fun, free, and practical workshop presented by PEACC and the Women's Center. Here you can learn healthy dating tips and styles, how to be a healthy partner, signs of abuse, and what do if you feel unsafe in your relationship.

For more information contact hannah.nussbaum@louisville.edu.

AAUW at UofL General Body Meeting

Thursday October 12

6-7pm. Women’s Center Conference Room

Join us for our first general body meeting! This will be an opportunity to meet members, find out more about the organization and work towards goals for the organization. Elections for the Executive Board will be held at the second meeting. We will be meeting in the Women's Center Conference Room.

Women 4 Women Student Board Meeting

Friday October 13

2-3pm, Ekstrom Library 117A

Learn all about our group, programs, and leadership opportunities!

AAUW at UofL Interest Meeting

Wednesday October 18

12-1pm. Ekstrom Library 117A

Want to get involved with an organization all about women’s empowerment and advocated for ALL women’s rights? Find out how YOU can get involved with AAUW at UofL!

Student-Parent Association Meeting

Thursday October 19

12-1pm, Ekstrom Library W204

UofL Women's Network: Meet & Greet (Faculty/Staff)

Thursday October 19

4-6pm, University Club

This will be an opportunity to meet your colleagues and learn more about the UofL Women’s Network. Light Hors d’oeuvres will be provided; food and drinks available for purchase.
Please RSVP via e-mail womenctr@louisville.edu or call 852-8976 by October 17.

Women Post-Doc Lunch

Friday October 20

12-1pm, CTR 123

The Women's Lunch & Trivia on the Health Science campus gives women the opportunity to enjoy yummy food while meeting and networking with fellow women.

CTR Room 123. Co-Sponsors: IPIBS & Office of Graduate and Postdoc Studies and International Center

  Women’s Empowerment Week 

Monday October 23- Friday October 27

  Women’s Empowerment Resource Fair

Monday October 23

12-2pm, Red Barn

Title IX & Betsy Devos: Do You Know Your Rights?

Monday October 23

6-7:30pm, Ekstrom Library Room 117A

Join AAUW at UofL and the Women's Center for Title IX & Betsy Devos: Do You Know Your Rights? Learn what Title IX is, what it means specifically at UofL and the process, and how YOU can take action!

 “Enough” Screening

Wednesday October 25

TBA

  Women 4 Women Student Board Self-Defense 101 Workshop

Wednesday October 25

8-9pm, SRC

Student-Parent Association Student-Parent Visibility Day

Thursday October 26

11am-4pm, Women’s Center

This annual Visibility Day is an event to help publicize the group on campus as well as provide networking among student-parents and establish community building and friendships. Clothing, diapers, toys and other items from the clothing exchange project of donations from the campus and community will be given to student-parents on the day of the event. On-site registration required with ID.

  Women’s Empowerment Week Keynote Speaker

Thursday October 26

TBA

The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing 2017 Watch Party

Friday October 27

2-5:30pm, Shumaker Research Building 139

Join us and be empowered by the Keynote speakers of the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference. Sponsored by: Uofl Women’s Center, UofL College of Business, UofL Speed School of Engineering & Humana. 

Women 4 Women Student Board Meeting

Friday October 27

2-3pm, Ekstrom Library 117A

Learn all about our group, programs, and leadership opportunities!

PRIDE Cookout (HSC)

Monday October 30

12-2pm, HSC 

Women’s Center Halloween Party

Tuesday October 31

10am-4pm, Women’s Center, (Film SAC W303A)

Stop by the Women’s Center for a Halloween treat then join us at 3pm for a little “Hocus Pocus.”


NOVEMBER


 

PRIDE Cookout (Belknap)

Wednesday November 1

11:30am-1pm, Red Barn 

Women 4 Women Student Board Meeting

Friday November 3

2-3pm, Ekstrom Library 117A

Learn all about our group, programs, and leadership opportunities!

Campus Talk: Life Lessons from June Cleaver - Women in the 1950s

Tuesday, November 7

12-1:30pm, Cultural Center Multipurpose Room

Join us as we discuss women in the 1950s - career vs. housewife, motherhood, marriage & dating and beauty & fashion. All are welcome to come discuss. Lunch provided!

Women’s Empowerment Luncheon

Wednesday November 9

11:30am-1pm, University Club

Guest speaker to be announced. (Presentation of the Tachau, Nichols and the Women’s Center Empowerment Awards)

Women Post-Doc Lunch & Trivia

Friday November 10

12-1pm, HSC CTR Building Room 123

The Women's Post-Doc Lunch on the Health Science campus gives women the opportunity to enjoy yummy food while meeting and networking with fellow post-doc and graduate women.

Student-Parent Association Meeting

Tuesday November 14

2-3pm, Ekstrom Library W204

Women 4 Women Student Board Meeting

Friday November 17

2-3pm, Ekstrom Library 117A

Learn all about our group, programs, and leadership opportunities!

Empowering Ladies Together Women’s Empowerment Dinner: Unapologetically Me

Thursday November 30

7-9pm, Bigelow Hall

Join us as we celebrate women on campus with beautiful performances and talented guest speakers as we celebrate the mind, body, and soul of the women of UofL and the Louisville community.

DECEMBER


 

Women 4 Women Student Board Meeting

Friday December 1

2-3pm, Ekstrom Library W210

Join us as we celebrate the end of the semester and the Holidays! 

HSC Women’s Lunch & Trivia

Friday December 8

12-1pm, HSC CTR Building Room 123

The Women's Post-Doc Lunch on the Health Science campus gives women the opportunity to enjoy yummy food while meeting and networking with fellow post-doc and graduate women.