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WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH EVENTS, MARCH 2017

Women's History Month 2017 (Graphic: diamond shapes with photos of notable women)

“Women: Empowered, Unified & Innovative”

Opening Ceremony
Thu, Mar 2 | Club Hours, NVC 2nd Fl. Lobby
Join us as we kick-off Women's History Month by celebrating the strength, beauty and power of women! Enjoy fun activities, giveaways and savory treats!

Self-Defense Class
Tue, Mar 7 | Club Hours, NVC Game Room
Join us in a self-defense class catered especially to women. The class focuses not only on self-defense techniques, but also on how to navigate dangerous situations! Space is limited. Sign up in the office of Student Life. Don't forget to dress comfortably!

RISE
Thu, Mar 9 | Club Hours, NVC 2nd Fl. Lobby
Resilient, Independent, Strong, and Empowered (RISE) is an annual event to support and promote women's rights. This year, WIB will raise funds for Let Girls Learn, an organization founded by Michelle Obama to raise awareness for girls' education all over the world.

Women in Technology Panel
Tue, Mar 16 | Club Hours, NVC 2-125
FemCode presents a panel of women in the STEM field discussing their challenges and how they overcame and continue to break the glass ceiling.

Pearls of Wisdom
Fri, Mar 17 | 5-8:30 p.m., NVC 14-220
"Shattering the Glass: Butterflies are meant to be free". WIB's annual leadership conference will help shatter the misconception that women should be quiet and feeble. Our panel and workshops will focus on professional and personal barriers women face.

The Empowered Woman
Tue, Mar 21 | Club Hours, NVC 3-215
Katherine Siemionko, head organizer for the Women's March in NYC, will discuss how to avoid common pitfalls that prevent women from achieving success and taking charge of their careers.

Melody of Musicals
Thu, Mar 23 | 6-9 p.m., NVC 1-107
Let the melody of music enchant you as the Thespian Club brings you back to your favorite childhood musical ladies. Join us in song as we celebrate our favorite princesses and villainesses.

Heritage Month Leadership Series Trip
Fri, Mar 24 | Day trip to Philadelphia
Join us for a day trip to explore Philadelphia's National Constitution Center, The Betsy Ross House, The Independence Hall, The Liberty Bell and more. Contact Student Life for details.

Closing Ceremony
Thu, Mar 30 | Club Hours, NVC 1-107
Join the Department of Health & Wellness for some well-deserved self-care. Enjoy Yoga, Zumba, healthy snacks and more as we discuss and practice the ways to care for our emotional and physical health.

Co-Sponsors:
Undergraduate Student Government, Collegiate Associate of Women in Business, Women Empowered for Success, FemCode, Thespian Club, Blue Notes, Muslim Student Association, Lexicon, Department of Health & Wellness, and the Office of Student Life

Background: W, H, M. Foreground Women's History Month.

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