Women's Week

Women’s Week 2017: Strength In Solidarity

March 10th - 17th

The events for Women’s Week 2017 will inform audiences about the unique issues women face in today’s society, empower individuals to work towards social change, and inspire action.

Tickets for the Annual Women’s History Month Banquet are on sale through the Student Organization Financial Services office. Contact Jeff at 402-472-5668. Student tickets are $20, non-student $30. Department and organization tables are also available.

SciPops: How Gender Bias Influences Scientists

March 7
7:00 PM

Adele Hall Learning Commons

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Join Dr. Trish Wonch Hill, an applied sociologist, as we explore a study that examines how mindsets and cultural biases about who can be a scientist might limit the possibility of science selves for boys and girls.
Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment Poster Display

March 12 - 16
All Day

 

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Join the UNL Women’s Center in recognizing the women in our lives who demonstrate character, courage, and commitment. Nominees will be showcased online for the entire month of March.
Women in Athletics Leadership Panel

March 12
7:00 PM
 

Adele Hall Learning Commons

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Join the UNL Athletics to hear from four panelists as they provide encouragement and advice to future female leaders.
Beading Workshop

March 13
3:00 PM

Nebraska Union Regency B-C

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Paper beads can be crafted into necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and clutches. During this workshop, you’ll learn how to make the hand-made beads from recycled paper while learning about the Child Mother’s Initiative Uganda, a program that helps lift women and their families out of extreme poverty in Uganda.
Self-Defense Workshop

March 13
6:00 PM

Nebraska Union Georgian Suite

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Join the UNL Women’s Center and ASUN for a self-defense workshop and discussion regarding bystander intervention.
Letters To Eleanor

March 13
7:00 PM

Willa Cather Dining Center:Red Cloud Room

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In collaboration with renowned theatre artists and community engagement specialists BLIXT, the LGBTQA Center will present a staged reading of Letters To Eleanor, a new musical written by emerging musical theatre writer and composer, Paul Shaw. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited.
“Dolores” Film Screening

March 14
7:00 PM

Nebraska Union Auditorium
 

 

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Hosted by NET Nebraska, Center for Civic Engagement, and the Mexican American Student Association, Dolores chronicles Dolores Huerta’s life from her childhood in Stockton to her early years with the United Farm Workers. It highlights her many works as a fearless activist.
Women’s History Month Banquet

March 15
6:00 PM

Champion’s Club

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Join the UNL Women’s Center as we celebrate the achievements of women on campus and in our communities! Keynote for the evening will be Erin Herle. For ticket information, contact Jerey Rech, 402-472-5668.