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Women's History Month 2015: Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives (Line drawing of three female profiles with floral and plant designs for hair)
Celebrate Women's History Month!
Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives
This year’s Women’s History Month theme is “Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives.” Baruch College Celebrates weaving the stories of women as a tribute to the outstanding women that have broken social barriers, defied conventions, and have paved the way for generations of women to come.


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Thursday, March 5 | NVC 2nd Floor Lobby & 1-107 | Club Hours
Opening Ceremony
The Women’s History Committee invites you to attend the kickoff for Women’s History Month! Come celebrate with phenomenal businesswomen, activists, political leaders, women of faith, artists, mothers, and daughters that have influenced us and continue to inspire us today.
Tuesday, March 10 | NVC 2-125 | Club Hours
Young Women’s Guide: Sister Circle
Join us for an empowering sister circle featuring Yetunde A. Odugbesan, a global motivational speaker and author. This event will equip students with leadership skills and tools for personal and professional development. Yetunde A. Odugbesan believes that “passion leads to purpose. The moment you are able to realize your true passion you are one step closer to achieving your life’s purpose.”
Tuesday, March 10 | NVC 2-125 | 6pm-9pm
69 Ways To Use Saran Wrap
Join NYU’s Dr. Celiany Rivera-Velazquez in a workshop incorporating queer elements into safe sex! Celiany will talk about safe sex beyond STI prevention and give examples of non-traditional bedroom fun. Refreshments will be served. This event is a co-sponsorship with Health & Wellness.
Thursday, March 12 | NVC 3-210 | Club Hours
Polyamory and Alternative Relationship Structures
Guest Speaker Timothy J. Gardner will introduce the topics of polyamory and non-monogamy. He will cover terms, definitions, relationship configurations, lived experiences of Polyamorous and non-monogamous people, and how you can be a stronger ally to Polyamorous and non-monogamous people and communities.
Friday, March 13 | All-day trip to Seneca Falls, NY
Seneca Falls
Join us as we travel to Seneca Falls, NY to explore the beginning of women’s rights and suffrage. This day trip will bring you to various historic sites including the Women’s Rights National Historic Park, Wesleyan Chapel at Declaration Park, and The Elizabeth Cady Stanton House. Celebrate the accomplishments of inspirational American women at the National Women’s Hall of Fame. Explore the issue of women’s rights with discussion led by Professor Katherine Pence, Chair of the History Department and Director of the Women’s and Gender Studies program.
Thursday, March 19 | NVC 3-210 | Club Hours
Faculty Panel: Women in the Workplace
Accompany us to engage in a conversation with a panel of accomplished Baruch faculty members as they discuss their passion for gender equality and impart tips for women's work-life balance.
Friday, March 20 | NVC1-107 | 6pm-9pm
NABA Alumni Dinner
Join NABA Baruch to celebrate the accomplishments of the chapter, our alumni, and the exceptional women who have paved the way for future generations. This event will be an opportunity for students to network with NABA alumni who have gone on to work in various firms such as, Bank of America, Morgan Stanley, all of the Big Four Accounting Firms, and more.
Tuesday, March 24 | NVC 2-125 | Club Hours
Pampering for Purpose
“Pampering for Purpose” is an opportunity for students to take a moment to relax while reflecting on their well-being and channeling their inner beauty. Come listen to motivational speakers while indulging in manicures, beauty consultations, and refreshments. This is a unique occasion for you to revel in self-care and empowerment.
Thursday, March 26 | NVC 2-125 | Club Hours
Sexism Redefined
What roles do women play? Why do gender roles and stereotypes exist? Join us for a conversation on how we can redefine the roles of women and men in society.
Monday, March 30 | NVC 14-220 | 7pm-10pm
Pearls of Wisdom
Explore the extraordinary accomplishments of prestigious and powerful women from a variety of backgrounds and businesses. Over 20 professionals will share their “pearls of wisdom” with you.
Tuesday, March 31 | NVC 3-210 | Club Hours
Marching Forward: Women in Uniform
Please join the Student Veterans Association and Women’s History Month Committee as we host a discussion panel to share the experiences of military service from the perspective of female student veterans. This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs VITAL program. Lunch will be served.
Tuesday, March 31 | NVC 1-107 | 7pm-10pm
Phenomenal Women's Award Dinner
We invite you to attend this year’s Phenomenal Women Dinner in costume. Dress up as an influential woman from the past or present. This is a celebration where we honor women from the Baruch community. Join us as we share the stories of past and present women who have contributed to women’s history, featuring Carla Harris, Vice Chairman of Global Wealth Management and Managing Director and Senior Client Advisor at Morgan Stanley. There will be food, performances and awards given to our honorees. Business attire recommended if not wearing costume.
Nomination forms will be available at all Women’s History Month events.

Women’s History Month Events are co-sponsored by:
Undergraduate Student Government, Office of Student Life, History Department, STARR Career Development Center, Department of Health & Wellness, Accounting Society, Admission Ambassadors, African Student Association at Baruch, Alpha Kappa Delta Phi Sorority, ALPFA, Amnesty International, Beta Phi Sigma Sorority, Gay, Lesbian and Straight Society, Grad Pride, History Club, Lambda Pi Upsilon Sorority, National Association of Black Accountants (NABA), Pre Law Society, Women Empowered for Success (WES), Collegiate Association of Women in Business


Should you have any questions, please contact:
Office of Student Life, (646) 312-4550