Programs and Events
Salary Negotiation Workshop
Negotiating salaries and benefits is a challenge for individuals at all stages of their careers. Start Smart workshops are specifically designed for college students about to enter the job market. By using the skills taught in this workshop, you are prepared to negotiate your starting salary and narrow the gender wage gap early, improve your lifelong earning potential, articulate your value, build confidence in your negotiation style, sharpen your budgeting skills.
Equal Pay Day(s)
Equal Pay Day educates about the wage gap and acknowledges how far into the year women must work to earn what cis men earned in the previous year. People of color, queer people, people of different abilities, and people outside of the gender binary are all affected in different ways.
The Vagina Monologues
The Vagina Monologues is an award-winning play based on V-Day Founder, playwright, performer and activist Eve Ensler's interviews with more than 200 women. With humor and grace the piece celebrates women's sexuality and strength. The purpose of the Monologues is to raise awareness and funds for local anti-violence organization, ACCESS (Assault Care Center Extending Shelter and Support).
Feminist Friday is a new initiative in the Margaret Sloss Women's Center that will focus on discussions on topics related to gender equity. The goal of this initiative is to begin to critically engage in topics, current events, and pop culture from a feminist perspective. Faculty from across campus will be invited to spend an hour to lead conversations on a variety of topics.
Womyn of Colour Network Network
Womyn of Colour Equity and Leadership Initiative is designed to promote engagement and leadership through the following avenues: the creation of community and networks for women, education through institutional training and curriculum development, in collaboration with academic and administrative departments and units.
Scholarships & Awards
The Margaret Sloss Women's Center and the Center for Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Student Services present individuals with awards and scholarships during the Gender & Sexuality Equity Awards Reception. Awards recognize individuals and groups that have advanced gender and sexuality equity for women, LGBTQIA+ people, and other gender and sexual minorities via leadership, campus involvement, and/or leadership of women, LGBTQIA+ students, adult and non-traditional students, and single parents.