Women's History Month 2018

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Chandler-Gilbert Community College 

Diversity Leadership Alliance (DLA) Women's History Month Workshop Discussion
March 21, 2018, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. | Agave Community Room

Have you ever wondered what a deep dive into workplace gender dynamics and their origins would look like? Can you ever really put yourself in someone else's shoes and understand their view of the world and its dilemmas? Presented by Dr. Scena Webb of Celebrate Incorporated, this innovative workshop will create a Mastermind environment to examine common threads of understanding and misunderstanding that we all trip over. 
 

Free and open to the public

Seating is limited, register here: http://www.diversityleadershipalliance.net/BookingRetrieve.aspx?ID=283418 

 

 

Glendale Community College

Gender Socialization: What is Limiting You?
March 8, 2018, 1 to 2 p.m. | SU-104

Dr. Reid J. (R.J) Leamaster discusses Gender Socialization and what is limiting us.

Free and open to the public

 

 

Paradise Valley Community College

30 Years of Women in STEAM
March 6, 2018, 8 to 10 a.m. | KSC1000 B

Drop in to this wonderful conversation on the many successes of women in STEAM at PVCC. We will feature brief presentations from alumni, faculty, students, and community members on their paths in STEAM and how they worked around obstacles in their path. Bring your business cards and resumes and get ready to network over a delicious brunch! All are welcome to attend.

 

Girl Rising (film screening and discussion)
March 7, 2018, 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. OR 12 to 1:15 p.m. | KSC1000 B

PVCC will present the film "Girl Rising" which follows the stories of nine girls from developing countries who overcome tremendous obstacles to obtain an education and change their fates. A discussion will be held about the barriers to educate girls and the substantial benefits of doing so. Participants will reflect on how their own education can lead to empowerment and what they can do to raise awareness of this issue.

Free and open to students and staff

 

A Musical Tribute to Women that Rock
March 9, 2018, 7:30 p.m. | CPA

Performed by the PVCC Faculty Rock Band and very special guest vocalists

Cost: $8-$25

Tickets available at www.paradisevalley.edu/cpa

 

Other Hidden Colors: Women Who Persisted
March 26, 2018, 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. | KSC1000 A/B

Meet women who have overcome obstacles to experience power and success in their careers.

Free and open to students and staff

 

Women in STEAM
March 28, 2018, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. | KSC1000 A

PVCC is proud to host this event showcasing woman in our community! Our esteemed panelist will share their stories and perspectives around what it is like to be a woman in high-level STEAM careers. Question and answer session will follow presentations. Jaime Dempsey, Executive Director of Arizona Commission on the Arts. Dr. Lindy Elkins-Tanton, Principal Investigator of the NASA Psyche mission, Director of the School of Earth and Space Exploration and of the Interplanetary Initiative at ASU.

Featuring Dr. Kimberly A. Scott, Associate Professor in the Women and Gender Studies Department of ASU and Founder/Executive Director of ASU's Center for Gender Equity in Science and Technology. 

Free and open to students and staff

 

Maria Luna: Journey to Shark Tank
March 29, 2018, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. | KSC1000 A

Join us as Maria Luna, MBA and CEO of Bravo, shares her educational and experiential journey and vision for entrepreneurship and her experience on the Shark Tank television show pitching a location-based app that allows you to connect to tip or pay.

Free and open to students and staff

 

Breast Cancer and Religion in Ghana
March 29, 2018, 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. | KSC1000 B

This session will provide a cultural perspective of the women in Ghana. Sure to be an enlightening experience!

Free and open to students and staff

 

Rio Salado

Black History 101 Mobile Museum 
March 5, 2018, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Rio Salado Conference Center 

Join the Maricopa Council on Black American Affairs as they celebrate Women's History Month. The Black Mobile Museum will be on display with over 100 African American artifacts in the Rio Salado Conference Center. Professor Griff of the group, Public Enemy, will give a presentation on African American women in history from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Free and open to students and staff 

 

 

Scottsdale Community College

Women’s History Month Exhibit
March 5–30, 2018, Library hours | Library

Exhibit featuring historical information, Did You Know Facts, celebrated women around the world, student artwork and interactive posters.

Free and open to the public

 

 

South Mountain Community College

Women’s Luncheon
March 22, 2018, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. | SU100ABC

Join Student Governance and Women’s Rising in our annual Women’s Luncheon. This year’s guest speaker, Jeri Williams, the first woman to be appointed Police Chief of the Phoenix Police Department, will be speaking on our theme Trial by Fire.

$8 per student, $10 for staff and faculty, or $80 if you wish to purchase a table which seats 8 people. All proceeds will be donated to Gabriel’s Food Pantry.

RSVP at the Student Life and Leadership Office at 602-243-8065

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