March is Women’s History Month and several departments at UCF have organized events to commemorate the occasion.
Some of the presentations and speakers are starting this month. Here is the schedule:
The Great American No Bull Challenge: Feb. 23 at 10 a.m. in the Student Union’s Key West Room 218ABCD
Barbara Jenkins, Orange County School Superintendent: Feb.24 at 2 p.m. in Student Union Key West 218 AB
More than a Woman Opening Event: March 1 at noon in Student Union room 316A, hosted by Multicultural Student Center
Women UKnighted Meet Your Mentor – Networking Event: March 1 at 6 p.m. in FAIRWINDS Alumni Center, hosted by Career Services (must register in advance at link)
ODI Series – Half the Sky:Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (Part 1 – March 6 at 1:30 p.m.; Part 2 – March 20 at 1:30 p.m.)
International Women’s Day Student Panel: March 6 at 12:30 p.m. in Global UCF room 101ABC
Inaugural WomanFest: March 7 in UCF Library room 223 hosted by Women’s and Gender Studies Program and UCF Library; 10:30-11:45 a.m. AAUW Panel on leadership, noon-1:15 p.m. open mic, 1:30-2:45 p.m. Zine workshop
Former Miss Israel Titi Aynaw on “Be You” storytelling: March 20 at 2:30 p.m. in UCF Library room 223
Olympic Gold Medalist & Survivor Kayla Harrison: March 21 at 3 p.m. in Student Union room 316ABCD
Actress and UN Goodwill Ambassador Mira Sorvino – The Global Fight Against Human Trafficking: March 23 at 3 p.m. in Pegasus Ballroom hosted by Global Perspectives
The Vagina Monologues hosted by Victim Services: March 25 at 7 p.m. in Pegasus Ballroom
American journalist and writer Laura Ling share’s her story: March 27 at 10 a.m. in Student Union room 316CD
Theatre UCF’s Hedda Gabler, March 23-April 2
2nd Annual UCF Rosen College Women’s Hospitality Leadership Forum, March 31
Equal Pay Day, April 4: Student Union Atrium until 4 p.m., when there will be a group photo at the Reflecting Pond. Wear red and bring your friends.
Also scheduled are a daily honoring of UCF faculty by the Center for the Success of Women Faculty and student leaders by the LEAD Scholars Academy.